2018 Beginning of Year Info

The first day for 2018 will be Wednesday 31st January.

We welcome all students, year 7 and 8 into the school hall for a 8.50am start.

 

THE SCHOOL DAY   

School starts           8.50am

Interval                 10.25am – 10.45am

Lunch                    12.15pm – 1.15pm

School finishes        3.00pm

 

UNIFORM:

Our uniform is available new from H&J Smith  and NZ Uniforms or second hand from our Uniform Exchange (located in the school hall). 

 

The Uniform Exchange will be open on:

 

Tuesday          19 December                4.30pm – 6.30pm

Wednesday      20 December               10.00am – 12.00pm

Tuesday          23 January                   10.00am – 12.00pm

Wednesday      24 January                    11.00am – 1.00pm

 

GIRLS UNIFORM:

Macewen Tartan Kilt, White Blouse, Red Jersey, Navy Blue Tights or White Ankle Socks, Black Lace Up Leather Shoes.  See our website for images.

 

BOYS UNIFORM:

Grey Winter Weight Shorts, Long sleeve winter weight grey Shirt, Red Jersey, Balmacewen Intermediate Socks, Black Lace Up Leather Shoes.  See our website for images.

 

SPORTS UNIFORM:

Balmacewen Sports Top, Navy Blue Shorts, Sports Socks, Sports Shoes.

Sports Tops are only available from school and will be distributed the first week of term.  

We also have available an optional Balmacewen Sports Jacket which can be purchased from the school office.

 

STATIONERY:

A stationery lists are linked below. Please purchase before the first day of school

Year 7 stationery

Year 8 stationery

 

BUSES: 

There are no designated school buses; however public routes provide useful times for school purposes. Please ensure your child has a clear plan in place.

 

PAYMENTS:

An invoice detailing all major costs for Term 1 (including sports top and stationery) will be issued early in term 1.  Payments can be made at school by cash and cheque, or through online banking.  We do not have eftpos facilities.

 

CLASS PLACEMENT: 

We take every care placing students according to their needs.  Whilst we are happy to receive information that may assist us in assigning classes, the school cannot guarantee to meet placement requests.  Our classes are not streamed and show a balance of pupils from contributing schools.

 

MEET THE TEACHER EVENING: 

This is an early opportunity to meet your child’s teacher and other parents to discuss class programmes and expectations.  This will be held on Wednesday 7 February at 7pm.

 

SCHOOL TERMS 2018:

Term 1      Wednesday 31 January        to        Friday 13 April

Term 2      Monday 30 April                  to         Friday 6 July

Term 3      Monday 23 July                   to         Friday 28 September

Term 4      Monday 15 October             to         Friday 14 December

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING STUDENTS:

If your child has medical, special needs, guardianship related information please inform the school office so these details can be added to your child’s notes.

 

WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

If you would like further information regarding our school or would like to make an appointment please call the school office – phone 466 7251 or office@balmacewen.school.nz.

 

 

Detailed information, policies and up to date happenings are also available on our website www.balmacewen.school.nz or like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/balmacewenintermediate