School Hours and Term Dates 2019

School Commences 8.50 am
Eating for Learning 10.50am – 11.00 am
Morning Interval 11.00 am – 11.20 am
Students out in playground 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm
Eating for Learning 1.00 pm – 1.15 pm
School Finishes 2.45 pm

TERM 1 – 04/02/2019-12/04/2019
TERM 2 – 29/04/2019-05/07/2019
TERM 3 – 22/07/2019-27/09/2019
TERM 4 – 14/10/2019-18/12/2019

Public Holidays for GVS in 2019:

Waitangi Day Wednesday 6 February
Queen’s Birthday Monday 3 June
Labour Day Monday 28 October

The School Office is open between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. during term time.

Please note:

  • Children should not arrive at school before 8.00 a.m. There is no supervision provided for them until this time.

Advanced Notice – An Online Whanau Survey will be coming out on Survey Monkey, asking for suggestions and ideas around school activities and to seek your input about a proposed Bilingual Class. Please watch this space.

There will be a legal NZEI (New Zealand Education Institute) meeting for all teachers at 2.00 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon 20 March 2019 at Mount Maunganui Intermediate
We respectfully request that parents pick up their children at 12.30 p.m. for the afternoon. If this is impossible, we have some Teacher Assistants who will be able to supervise students until 2.45 p.m.



Tumeke Photos

Make sure you check out our new, wonderful big photos up around the outside of our school classrooms. They are Tumeke!