Me mahi tahi tātou mo te oranga o te katoa - We should work together for the wellbeing of everyone

Craighead Community Weekly Newsletter

Date:  2 February 2023    Issue: Term 1 Week 1

Tēnā koutou katoa e te whānau o Craighead. Topics covered in this communication. 2023 begins New staff 2023 Leaders’ Commissioning Chapel Service – Sunday 12 February at 5pm He waka eke noa A canoe which we are all in, with no exception The school year is now officially underway. We warmly welcomed our Year 7 and 9 students on Wednesday with a focus on transitioning to secondary school, making connections and developing a sense of belonging. It is natural to feel anxious when beginning a new school year and coping with lots of changes. We have lots of pastoral care supports in place, including utilising our Year 13 students as “Big Sisters”. They are taking this role seriously and are

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Table of Contents

GENERAL NOTICES...

Chapel :

Please mark these dates on your calendar for our compulsory Chapel Services:

NOTE: the Open Day date has been updated.

Dates for your Diary :

Term 1 2023 - School Start

Date
Day
Event
FEBRUARY
1
Wed
ALL Years 7 & 9 with Y13 at School.
Years 8, 10-12 Boarders return to
Boarding House in afternoon
2
Thurs
ALL Y7-13 students start school.
6
Mon
Waitangi Day – School Closed
Boarding House – OPEN
12
Sun
Year 13 Commissioning & Chapel
Service – 5.00pm Compulsory
Venue : Craighead, Auditorium
13
Mon
School Photos
14-18
Tues-Sat
NZ Rowing Champs Ruataniwha
15
Wed
Colours Assembly
BOT Meeting 5.15pm
17
Fri
CDS Swimming Sports, CBAY
22
Wed
Ash Wednesday
22-24
Wed-Fri
Year 9 Camp
23-24
Thurs-Fri
Year 12 History Fieldtrip – Akaroa

Term Dates...

School Terms
Start and End Dates
TERM 1:
Mon 30 Jan to Thurs 6 April
Holidays:
Good Friday 7 April to Sun 23 April
TERM 2:
Mon 24 April to Fri 23 June
Holidays:
Sat 24 June to Sun 16 July
TERM 3:
Mon 17 July to Fri 22 Sept
Holidays:
Sat 23 Sept to Sun 8 Oct
TERM 4:
Mon 9 Oct to Fri 8 Dec
UNIFORM NEWS...

We do have high expectations with regards to our uniform and how this is worn. We will be doing a uniform check during the first few weeks of school to ensure that all students are adhering to our Uniform Policy and expectations contained in this. Please use this link below to ensure you are familiar with this prior to the start of the school year…

Please note: Uniform Guidelines and expectations around jewellery, hair ties, no makeup or nail polish etc can be viewed at this link: https://craighead.school.nz/uniform


Visit our Uniform Shops…

SHOP UPDATE: The shop will be open on Fridays from 3.30pm to 4.30pm

Please contact Tracy by email for  uniform queries:  uniformco@craighead.school.nz 


CDS Old Girls’ Assoc. Second Hand Uniform Shop:

For selling & purchasing Second Hand Uniform please contact: j.shallard@outlook.co.nz

Web Links....

CDS Sports Portal

CDS School Year Calendar

KAMAR Parent Portal

Craighead Wellbeing Website

Wellbeing - Parent Hub : Te Ara Mātua

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