Silverdale Normal School

(07) 856 7604 62 Silverdale Rd, Silverdale, Hamilton 3216
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Written by Michael

Out of zone enrolments - now open

Posted on 14 September 2022

Silverdale Normal School is now accepting enrolments from out of zone to start from Term 1  2023.

We have the following spaces available:

New Entrant - Up to three places

Junior School - Up to two places

Middle School - Up to two places

Senior School -  Up to two places

If the number of out of zone applications exceeds the number of places available, students will be selected by ballot. If a ballot for out-of-zone places is required, it will be held on 28th November 2022 Deadline for receipt of applications is 25th November, 2022. Parents will be informed of the outcome of the ballot within three school days of the ballot being held.

In terms of our enrolment policy the following priorities for acceptance are used: 

 1. siblings of current students

 2. siblings of former students

 3. children of former students

 4. children of board employees or board members

 5. all other applicants

For an out of zone enrolment form, please contact our school office to have the application form emailed to you or alternatively click on the link attached to fill in the application

Out of Zone Application Form   Please download the form, complete and email to the School Office.

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School Terms 2022

Posted on 26 November 2021

School begins for the 2022 year on Tuesday, 1st February 2022

School ends for 2021 on Tuesday, 14th December

Term 1:  Tuesday, 1st February to Thursday, 14th April    

Public Holidays (Waitangi Day  - observed 7th February,  Easter - Good Friday 15th April)

Term 2:  Monday, 2nd May to Friday, 8th July   

Public Holidays (Queens Birthday, Monday 6th June,  Matariki  - Friday 24th June)

Term 3:  Monday 25th July to Friday, 30th September

No Public Holidays 

Term 4:  Monday, 17th October to Wednesday, 14th December.  

Public Holiday (Labour Day - Monday 24th October)

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Learning from home

Posted on 14 April 2020

To help support our learners and whānau at home, we have added a new menu item above - Home Learning.

Here you will find information posted from each of the teams at school as well as a section with Useful Links to various learning based websites. 

For more information on our Home Learning beliefs, please visit our introduction.

Please don't hesitate to get in touch with either your child's classroom teacher or a member of the Leadership Team if you need any further support - all email addresses can be found by following Our People > Staff on our website, or through the school app.

Important Dates:

Wednesday 15 April Term 2 begins (home learning)

Wednesday 15 April TV Channels begin for children

Monday 20 April  Government to reconsider alert level

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