December 12, 2017

School term dates

Education in our home is a 24 hour process. We don’t take any breaks – it is a lifestyle.

I do like to know when the school holidays are as town is busier then and I like to monitor my children’s playing on the street a lot more during the holidays.

http://www.minedu.govt.nz/index.cfm?layout=document&documentid=3767&indexid=1010#P178_5940

2008 TERM DATES

Term 2 Monday 5 May To Friday 4 July (88 half-days)
Term 3 Monday 21 July To Friday 26 September (100 half-days)
Term 4 Monday 13 October To No later than Friday 19 December (98 half-days) *
* Or to a day in December which ensures that the school has been open for instruction for 384 half-days in 2008.
2008 – SECONDARY AND COMPOSITE SCHOOLS
Term 1 Between
Tuesday 29 January (at the earliest); and
Thursday 7 February (at the latest).
To Friday 18 April (98 – 110 half-days)
Term 2 Monday 5 May To Friday 4 July (88 half-days)
Term 3 Monday 21 July To Friday 26 September (100 half-days)
Term 4 Monday 13 October To Wednesday 17 December (94 half days)*
* Or to a day in December which ensures that the school has been open for instruction for 380 half-days in 2008.

2008 Holidays
Schools must be closed in 2008 on Saturdays and Sundays and on the following days:
Queen’s Birthday Monday 2 June
Labour Day Monday 27 October

Christmas Day 25 December
Boxing Day 26 December
and the relevant Anniversary Day Holiday as listed below

Anniversary Day Holidays 2008

Auckland Monday 28 January Within school holidays
Taranaki Monday 10 March Within Term 1
Hawkes Bay Friday 24 October Within Term 4
Wellington Monday 21 January Within school holidays
Marlborough Monday 3 November Within Term 4
Nelson Monday 4 February Within school holidays
Canterbury Friday 14 November Within Term 4
Canterbury (South) Monday 22 September Within Term 3
Westland Monday 1 December Within Term 4
Otago Monday 24 March Within Term 1 (Easter)
Southland Monday 14 January Within school holidays
Chatham Islands Monday 1 December Within Term 4
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