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2018 Term Dates
Term 1:                    30 January - 13 April
Waitangi Day           6 February 
Easter:                     30 March-3 April
Holidays                   14 April - 29 April
ANZAC day               In school holidays

Term 2: 
                   30 April- 6 July  
Queens Birthday       4 June
Holidays                   7 July - 22 July


Term 3:
                    23 July - 28 September
Holidays                   29 Sept - 14 Oct

Term 4:
                   15 October - 14 December 
Labour Day              22 October 

School Hours
8:55am - 11:00am
11
:30am - 1:00pm
1
:40pm - 3:00pm

Interval  11
:00am - 11:30am.
Lunch     1:00
pm - 1:40pm

The school office is staffed from 8
:30am - 2:30pm.

The school gate to the car park will be locked from  8:30am - 9:00am and 2:50pm to 3:15pm.

Children should not be at school before 8
:20am. There is no teacher supervision available prior to this time. 


 
 

Parking & Road Safety
We endeavour to have road safety procedures to ensure the safety of the children attending Linden School.
There are student road patrols on duty, with an adult, at the school  crossing every day. There are clearly marked no stopping yellow lines on the road. Stopping here could result in a parking ticket.
Please be a good role model and use the school crossing on Ranui Terrace.

Sunsmart
All children are required to wear a sunhat when playing outside or as part of a physical education programme during terms 1 & 4.

Lunches
Our Parent and Friends group holds a sausage sizzle once a month (dependent on volunteers) to raise funds for the school. Lunch order forms can be found on the notices page. Please note that late orders will not be accepted.

What to Wear to School
We don't have a compulsory uniform so tidy casual clothing is appropriate school wear. We ask that all items of clothing, lunch boxes and sun-hats be labelled so as to make it easier to return lost property.

Homework
Every child has compulsory homework which includes reading and mathematics basic facts practice. 

Stationery
Students will be issued with information regarding stationery prior to the start of the new year. The class stationery lists are available here. Some replacement items are available from the school office throughout the  year.

School Visits
School visits in the New Entrant/Year One classroom can be arranged by contacting the office and arranging a time that suits you. You can make as few or as many visits as you feel your child needs. Please phone the school or talk to the teacher to make arrangements.
Other visits to the school are welcomed - please phone the school to ensure someone is available to take you around the school and answer any of your questions.


How you can help
We welcome parent involvement in the school. There are several ways you might help out. In the classroom, making or maintaining resources, accompanying a class trip, providing transport for swimming and joining our road patrol team as an adult supervisor.

Parent & Friends
A parent and friend group supports Linden School and always welcome new members.. Please enquire at the office for the current contact number.