Kuratau School

2021 Principal's Korero

Kia ora, welcome to Kuratau School. 2021 is shaping up to be an exciting year for our school community. We start the year with lots of things on the go including  
  • Staff planning and professional learning days (February 2nd, 4th and 5th) 
  • Welcoming new staff, students and whanau
  • Swimming
  • Athletics 
  • Whanau goal setting hui
  • Continuing our journey learning and implementing more about Assessment for Learning, 
  • Planning for our annual Bike Day fundraiser to be held in July, 
  • Developing our student leaders
  • Adding new opportunities for developing skills in Digital Technologies, including having brand internet capable TVs installed in each classroom, and introducing a Tech Club for students 
  • Streamlining our communications and offering opportunities for deeper whanau involvement in the life of our school
  • Refreshing our school awards system 
  • Hopefully, no more Lockdowns!
We look forward to meeting you all as the school year gets underway.  

Remember, communications/notices from school will come via the Skool Loop App from the start of this year, so please download it if you haven't already.

Nga mihi,

 Term Dates - 2021

Term 1        Tuesday 9th February  - Friday 16th April


                            Teacher ONLY days - Thursday 4th February & Friday 5th February    

                            Waitangi Day - Monday 8th February (observed)


                            Easter -  Friday 2nd April, Monday 5th April and Tuesday 6th April      


Term 2         Monday 3rd May - Friday 9 July


                            Queens Birthday - Monday 7th June 


Term 3          Monday 26th July - Friday 1st October


                             Mid Term Break - Monday 23rd August          


Term 4        Monday 18th October - Friday 17th December


                              Labour Day - Monday 25th October 



Total  =   380 1/2 days