Term Dates - 2017
Term 1 1 February - 13 April 102 half days
Term 2 1 May - 7 July 98 half days
Term 3 24 July - 29 September 100 half days
Term 4 16 October - 19 December 88 half days
(Teacher Only Days to be advised)
We will report on your child’s progress in the following ways:
a) Team and/or class parent-teacher goal-setting meeting at the beginning of the school year (several nights, in the middle of the term).
b) Request interviews at any time.
c) Formal interview (oral report) mid year, in depth
d) Informal Meetings, as required.
e) End-of-year written report for all children
f) Week 8 report for new 5 year olds. Parents are reminded that the first point of contact with any queries/concerns regarding their child is with the class teacher. It sometimes can be difficult to directly contact a staff member, so please leave your name, contact number and message at the office.
Our school offers private piano lessons. These are able to take place either during school time or before or after. Please click on the link below for further information.
ENROLLING YOUR CHILD:
Enrolments can be made with the Office Manager or Deputy Principal at our main office. If your child is starting school for the first time, we require a birth certificate to confirm your child’s birth date and name, and immunisation records/details. We also invite you to meet the Principal or Deputy Principal to discuss, confidentially, the needs of your child. Please phone the school office to make an appointment. The office is open from 8.00am to 4.20pm daily.
Holiday/Before/After School Care based at Lytton Street School available to book at www.skids.co.nz – sKids provide before school care from 7 am each morning providing breakfast and activities and after school care with afternoon tea and weekly theme based activities daily, open until 6 pm each evening. We run exciting school holiday programmes with something different every day and awesome outings, open 7-6 each day. Means tested Oscar subsidies available now $5.06 at the highest rate!. Working?, studying?, have a child on the CDA? Care could be free, ask us how! Please register and book at our online parental portal @ http://skids.aimy.co.nz. Call in and see Rosie at the programme or contact Sonia on 06 364 8852, 027 739 1986 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of our fee schedule. sKids: Kids just love it!
We offer additional retail services
Stationery: Retail-priced stationery is available from our office each day. If we require your child to have stationery, the teacher will give your child a note. We will provide discount stationery at the start of the school year. We make up packs for New Entrants to make it easier for parents to purchase the correct stationery. Eftpos is available.
School Policy and Procedures
Click here to view our school policy and procedures.
During Term time the school office is open between 8.00am and 4pm
We look after your child's health and Safety
Road Safety: Children's safety is of vital importance. Wardens are on duty at the following times:
Kimbolton Road from 8.20am to 8.40am and from 2.50pm to 3.10pm
North & Lytton Streets from 2.50pm to 3.10pm
During these times the traffic wardens are supervised by a duty teacher. Please encourage your children to use these crossings. Double parking is illegal. Please try to avoid double parking outside the school as it may put smaller children at risk.
Health Facilities: If you require it, we can request assistance from the Public Health Nurse for your child. Vision and hearing tests are carried out at regular intervals and on requests by ringing 355 0743. A health sheet is filled out on your child’s details at enrolment.
Dental Facilities: The dental clinic official hours are from 8.30am to 4.15pm, except for some dates when the clinic may close earlier at 3.35pm. If you would like urgent dental assistance, please contact the clinic before 3.45pm. The clinic is closed during school holidays. The Dental Clinic phone number is 323 6686.
Playground: Lytton Street School is a “Cool School” running a Peer Mediation programme in the Playground. Our school is also committed to safe suncare including encouragement of wearing hats, sitting under shade etc.