Aka Aka Primary School - Effort Bring Success

 

Staff for 2016 are: 


Whaea Michaelene Nu'u, Principal 

Whaea Danielle Johnson, Teacher in Room 2, Years 4, 5 and 6

Mrs Bronwyn Lawrie, Teacher in Room 3, Year 1, 2 and 3

Whaea Michaelene, Teacher in Room 1 , Year 7 and 8

Mrs Natalie Gardiner, School Secretary


 Crest Cleaning Company, Cleaning Staff

 

Parents and caregivers, we love your support and positive input to the life of the school and appreciate your feedback and ideas.  Teachers are usually available before school between 8:30 and 8:50 to speak with you, otherwise please make a time that suits both parties.

  

School Life at Aka Aka

Regular attendance is essential for students to reach their personal best, so it is important that your child is attending school and is ready to start classes at 8:50 am. School hours and bell times for 2016 are as follows:

8:50am - Assembly and fitness 

9:05am - Classes begin

11am - Interval 

11:20am - Read and Feed

11:30am - Classes resume

1:20pm - Interval

2:00pm - Read and Feed

2:50pm - Classes end

2:50pm - 3:00pm - Pack up/Tidy up/Duties/dismissal

 

Please note:  Formal supervision of students is from 8:15am - 3:15pm only, unless prior arrangement is made. 

 

For Parents:  If you would like to assist in the classroom, please contact your child’s teacher to work out some days and times.  

 

Term Dates for 2017

Term 1:  7 Feb - 13 April

Term 2:  1 May - 7 July

Term 3:  24 July - 29 Sept

Term 4:  16 Oct - 20 Dec

 

Public Holidays during Term time

Queen's Birthday: Monday 5th June
Labour Day: Monday 23rd October

 

We hope this information will assist families in planning their holidays this year, as any additional holidays and time away from school can impact on your child's learning. The school requires a letter or phone call to the Principal for any absences from school other than sickness/ medical/ dental appointments. For sickness/ medical/ dental appointments please contact the school office. Thank you for supporting the school in this matter.

 

Stationery Packs 2017

Stationery packs are available for purchase for the school office.  Packs for all classrooms cost $20.00.


Lunch Room

Our school lunch room is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Ordering will take place at the office during these days.  

 

Year 7 and 8 Technology Classes

The schedule for Technology (Manual) Classes for Year 7/8 students at View Road School is available on the school website, in the "Room 1” tab.  Students will require morning tea, lunch and shoes to be worn in technology classes.  View Road charges $65 for the whole year for Technology classes. Please forward to school office.

 

Aka Aka School Bus Routes 2017

Just a reminder that the bus routes for Aka Aka School in the morning and afternoon will remain the same in 2017 as they were in 2016.  Please make sure you have gone over the 2017 Bus Rules with your children, and to forward the return slip to the school office as soon as possible.

 

Sunhats

It is compulsory that the Aka Aka sunhat is worn in Terms 1 and 4 during any activities conducted outside. Children without a sunhat will remain under the shade areas. Sunhats are available for purchase at the school office.

 

Dental Nurse contact - Marion O,Neill, Aka Aka School Dental Nurse is based at View Road Clinic. Ph 236 5180.