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 for Term 2, 2021

Posted on 4 March 2021

Silverdale Normal School is now accepting enrolments from out of zone for students starting Term 2 2021.

We have the following spaces available:

New Entrants: Up to 3 spaces

Year 1 or 2: Up to 0 spaces

Year 3 or 4: Up to 2 spaces

Year 5 or 6: Up to 5 spaces

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 Wednesday, 7th April 2021. Deadline for receipt of applications is, Thursday, 1st  April 2021 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 call into our school office, or download a PDF

 Application for Out of Zone Enrolment .pdf

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School Terms 2021

Posted on 1 December 2020

School begins for the 2021 year on Tuesday, 2nd February 2021

Term 1: 11 weeks - Tuesday, 2nd February to Friday, 16th April (Waitangi Day 8th February, Easter 2nd to 6th April)

Term 2: 10 weeks - Monday, 3rd May to Friday, 9th July

Term 3: 10 weeks - Monday 26th July to Friday, 1st October

Term 4: 9 weeks - Monday, 18th October to Tuesday, 14th December

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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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