2019 Term Dates

Like the majority of schools in New Zealand, Opua school works to four terms per year. There is typlically a break of two weeks between terms apart from the summer holidays over Christmas which is a seven week break.

Term Start date End date
1 Thursday 31st January Friday 12th April
2 Monday 29 April Friday 5 July
3 Monday 22 July Friday 27 September
4 Monday 14 Oct Thursday 12 December

2020 Term Dates

Term Start date End date
1 Tuesday 4 Febuary Thursday 9 April
2 Tuesday 28 April Friday 3 July
3 Monday 20 July Friday 25 September
4 Monday 12 Oct Wednesday 16 December

Typical Daily Routine

  •  Arrive at school between            8.30am – 8.55am
  •  Class starts                                    9.00am
  •  Learning Block 1                           9.00am – 11.00am
  •  Sit down eating                             11.00am – 11.07am
  •  Playtime                                         11.07am – 11.30am
  •  Learning Block 2                          11.30am – 1.00pm
  •  Sit down eating                             1.00pm – 1.15pm
  •  Playtime                                         1.15pm – 2.00pm
  •  Learning Block  3                         2.00pm – 2.55pm
  •  Duties, Pack up, Sharing            2.55pm – 3.00pm
  •  Home Time                                   3.00pm