Year 9 Orientation 2016 

Tuesday 2 February

All Year 9 students are to be in school on this day. They need to arrive in school uniform between 8:30-8:45 and gather in the front of the school by our St John’s pillars.

Please park on either Hillcrest Road, or on the hockey turf side of the carpark. Parents are warmly invited to stay for the pōwhiri. There will be a light morning tea in the staffroom afterwards for any parents wishing to stay.

Boys should bring a packed lunch.

They will be participating in our Orientation Programme led by Year 12 Tuakana (older brothers). 

School will finish at 3:10pm.


Wednesday 3 February

Year 9’s arrive in school uniform by 8:45 at the Oak Tree.

They need to bring PE uniform, togs, water bottle, packed lunch, hat, sunscreen.

Orientation Programme continues.

School will finish at 3:10pm.


From 5:30 to 8:00 pm. All Year 9 students and their families are invited to a picnic/BBQ under the Oak Tree. Please bring a picnic blanket and your meal and enjoy our beautiful grounds. Meet with other students and their families who are also starting at St John’s.

Staff and some of our senior leaders will be there to greet you and chat informally.

BBQ’s will be available.


Thursday 4 February

Normal school day. 8:45 to 3:10.

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