Dates and Events

 2018

Term 1: Wednesday Jan 31 – Friday April 13
Term 2: Monday April 30 – Friday July 6
Term 3: Monday July 23 – Friday Sept 28
Term 4: Monday Oct 15 – Thursday Dec 13

 2019

Term 1:  tbc – Friday April 12
Term 2: Monday April 29 – Friday July 5
Term 3: Monday July 22 – Friday Sept 27
Term 4: Monday Oct 14 – tbc

 Term One 2018
Meet the Teacher Day January 30
First day of School January 31
Waitangi Day – School Closed February 6
Meet the Teacher Evening 6-7.15pm February 7
Community Assembly – O1 hosting. Starts @ 1.45pm February 9
BOT meeting @ 7pm February 12
Technology begins for Year 7 and 8 students February 13
Friends of Ōrākei School meeting @ 7pm February 13
Community Assembly – O2 hosting. Starts @ 1.45pm February 23
Classroom visits for new students March 2
BOT meeting @ 7pm March 5
Certificate Assembly K & A Hub – K6 hosting. Starts @ 1.45pm March 9
Friends of Ōrākei School meeting @ 7pm March 13
Transition to school meeting for new families March 16
Hui a Whanau March 22
Transition visit for new students March 23
Certificate Assembly O & R Hub – O3 hosting. Starts @ 1.45pm March 23
 Year 8 Simpson Grierson Lunch March 26
International Day and Assemblies March 29
Good Friday – School Closed March 30
Easter Monday – School Closed  April 2
Easter Tuesday- School Closed  April 3
 A3 Hui 3.15pm April 5
BOT Meeting @ 7pm April 7
Friends of Ōrākei School meeting and AGM @ 7pm April 10
School trip to Ōrākei Marae – POSTPONED to Term 3
April 12
End of term Assembly 9.15am (K&A Hubs) 11.15 am (O&R Hubs)
School finishes @ 1.00pm
End of Term One
April 13
Term Two 2018
First Day of School April 30
 BOT Meeting @ 7pm May 7
 ICAS Digital Technologies  May 8
Friends of Ōrākei School meeting @ 7pm May 8
Certificate Assembly K & A Hub – K5 hosting. Starts @ 2pm May 11
 Book Week begins May 14
HPV 1 – All Year 8 Students and Boostrix – All Year 7 Students May 17
 Book Week Character Parade – students dress up as their favourite literary character May 18
HPV catch-up May 24
 Certificate Assembly O + R Hubs. Starts @ 2pm  May 25
 Lantern Walk – cancelled.
May 27
 ICAS Science May 29
 School Photos May 31
 Chess Power Chess Tournament at Orakei School June 1 
Queens Birthday – School Closed June 4
Montessori Trip to Plastics Factory June 8
Certificate Assembly K & A Hub – K4 hosting. Starts @ 2pm June 8
 BOT Meeting @ 7pm June 18
Friends of Ōrākei School meeting @ 7pm June 12
 ICAS Spelling June 13
 Science in a Van June 14 
 ICAS Writing June 14
Getting ready for school meeting for new families – 9 – 10 am June 15
NZEI Meeting for staff – students may be picked up at 12.30pm June 27
Hui a Whanau – A1 3.30 – 4.15 pm June 21
Transition visit for new students June 22
Certificate Assembly O & R Hub – R2 hosting. Starts @ 2pm June 22
 Bay Suburbs Soccer June 24
Nga rau o te kahu @ Ōrākei Marae July 1
Orakei School 80th Birthday July 2
 BOT Meeting @ 7pm July 2 
 Kapa Haka Small Group Matariki celebration at Simpson Grierson July 3
Friends of Ōrākei School meeting @ 7pm July 3
 School Disco  July 4
End of term Assembly 9.15am (K&A Hubs) 11.15 am (O&R Hubs)
School finishes @ 1.00pm
End of Term Two
July 6
Term Three 2018
First Day of School & New Students/Families Powhiri July 23
Eastern Suburbs Gymnastics July 31
ICAS English July 31
Meet the Teacher Interviews July 31
Certificate Assembly K & A Hubs, K1 Hosting Aug 3
BOT Meeting @ 7pm  Aug 6
 Eastern Zone Gymnastics Yr 7 & 8 Aug 7 
ICAS Mathematics Aug 14
Friends of Ōrākei School meeting @ 7pm  Aug 14
Certificate Assembly O & R Hubs, R1 Hosting  Aug 17
 School Cross Country  Aug 23
 Bay Suburbs Cross County and Eastern Zone Cross Country Aug 28
 Certificate Assembly K + A Hubs, K2 Hosting Aug 31
 BOT Meeting @ 7pm  Sept 3
 Mufti Day  Sept 5
 Getting Ready for School 9 – 10am  Sept 7
Life Education Week Sept 10
Bay Suburbs Boys Basketball Sept 11
Friends of Orakei School meeting @ 7pm  Sept 11
Certificate Assembly O + R Hubs  Sept 14
Transition Visits Sept 14
Bay Suburbs Girls Basket Ball Yr 5 & 6  Sept 14
FOS Quiz Night Sept 15
End of term Assembly 9.15am (K&A Hubs) 11.15 am (O&R Hubs)
School finishes @ 1.00pm
End of Term Three
Sept 28
Term Four 2018
First Day of School Oct 15
Friends of Ōrākei School meeting @ 7pm Oct 16
 NZ Shake-Out – Civil Defence National Education Day Oct 18
School Closed – Labour Day Oct 22
Certificate Assembly K + A Hubs, K1 Hosting  Oct 26
Certificate Assembly O + R Hubs, R Hub Hosting Nov 9
 Orakei School Art Exhibition Nov 9 – 11
 FOS Meeting 7pm Nov 13
 HPV 2 all Yr 8s, Boostrix catch up Yr 7s Nov 15
 Certificate Assembly K + A Hubs, A1 & A3 Hosting  Nov 23
APPA Choir Rehearsal Nov 26
Rainbows End Trip Nov 29
Getting ready for school meeting 9-10am Nov 30
A1 Hui a whanau 3.30-4.15 Dec 6
Certificate Assembly O + R Hubs, School Leavers Hosting 1.45-2.30 Dec 7
FOS Meeting – Christmas Party Dec 11
End of Year Prizegiving 9.15am (K&A Hubs) 11.15 am (O&R Hubs)
Dec 12
 Last day of Term – School closes at 1pm Dec 13 

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