Waipipi School 2022

Term 4: Monday 21st November

Our vision: Waipipi Students are successful learners, who communicate

confidently, and interact positively with others.

Teachers' Paid Union Meeting Wednesday 23rd November

On Wednesday 23rd November, all Waiuku primary school teachers will be attending a Paid Union Meeting. Waipipi School's time slot is at 1pm.


We would appreciate you making arrangements for your child/ren to be collected from school between 12-12:30pm.


Only support staff will be present at school in the afternoon and will supervise any student that is not able to go home at the earlier time. Buses will run at normal afterschool times- not earlier.

Modern School of Music Christmas Concert -Wednesday 30th November at 9:45am. All welcome!

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Group Day Athletics

Well done to all the students who competed last Thursday. Hopefully official results will come through soon.

All the best to the following students whom have been invited to compete at Franklin Zone Day on the 24th November:

Zoe Irwin-Parsons (60m, 100m) Ethan Booker (60m, 100m) Coel Mair (100m) Tabby Thomson (60m, 100m, LJ) Tamryn Hatfield (1500m) Lily Oliver (800m, 1500m, SP) Ochre Haitsma (800m) Jazmine Naysmith (D) Wade Hornell (LJ) Cooper Parker (400m) Xavier Kingi (SP) Bryn Mair (800m)

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Basketball sessions with Coach Corey from Franklin Basketball

Waipipi School Certificates

Recipients of the Key Competency Certificate "Participating and Contributing" last week were:

Room 1 Demi-Lynne Collie

Room 3 Ngarangi Richardson

Room 4 Nevaeh King

Room 5 Tabitha Thomson

Room 7 Sasha Vare

Room 8 Lincoln Carter

Room 9 Victoria Smith


Recipients of the Waipipi Value Certificate "Excellence" last week were:


Room 1Jake Irwin

Room 3 Isla Henwood

Room 4 Rachel Smith

Room 5 Emma McGee

Room 7 Mason Naysmith

Room 8 Brodie Miller

Room 9 Owen Mc Gee

Term 4 Reminders:

As per the school's sun safety policy, school hats must be worn when outside in Term 4. Please find these and have them on this week. If you do not have your hat, you will be required to sit in a designated shade area.


Roller skating/blading: will now take place every Friday lunchtime. As per usual, please store your skates in the SMILE Room on arrival to school.

Term Four Dates

Basketball Skills Sessions for all classes.

Tuesday 22nd November


Franklin Zone Athletics

Thursday 24th November


Years 4-5 (From Rooms 5, 7 and 8) Beach Day Out

Was Friday 25th November and is now Friday 2nd December


Waipipi Board Meeting 7pm

Tuesday 29th November


Year 7-8 Technology at View Road

Friday 2nd December


Junior School (Years 1-3) Wheels Day

Friday 2nd December


Basketball Skills for all classes

Tuesday 6th December


Year 8 Dance

Tuesday 6th December


Waipipi School Production

Thursday 8th December


Senior School (Years 4-8) Wheels Day

Friday 9th December


Waipipi Prize-giving

Monday 12th December


Year 8: Morning Tea, Final Assembly and Guard of Honour

Tuesday 13th December


Last Day of Term 4

Wednesday 14th December

2023 Dates

School Year Begins

Wednesday 1st February


Waitangi Day

Monday 6th February


Last Day of Term 1

Thursday 6th April


Term 2 Dates:

Wednesday 26th April to Friday 30th June

(Matariki Day celebrated in the holidays)

King's Birthday Monday 5th June


Term 3 Dates:

Monday 17th July to Friday 22nd September


Term 4 Dates:

Monday 9th October to Monday 18th December

Calf Club Friday 13th October

Labour Day Monday 23rd October

End of school year Monday 18th December