A traditional school with a contemporary heart

Term Dates
2023 Starting Dates

Day / Date

Time

Year Levels

Venue

Additional Information

Thursday, 2 February 

9.00 am – 12.00pm

Year 11-13 (course confirmation)

HoFs / HoDs / Deans

Hall

Course confirmation (Yr 11-13 students advised by email if they need to attend)

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Year 7/8 Anxiety Buster

Hall

Meet and Greet in Hall then to Classrooms

Friday, 3 February

9.00 am – 4.00 pm

All Teaching Staff

Staffroom

Teacher Only Day

Monday, 6 February

Waitangi Day Observed (School Closed)

Tuesday, 7 February

 

8.45am

9.30am

Orientation Day Year 7 & 9

Year 7 begin

Year 9 begin

Hall

Following each year level meeting in the Hall, students will be collected by their Homeroom or Tutor Teacher

Wednesday, 8 February

 

8.45am

9.30am

Orientation Day Year 8 & 10

Year 8 begin

Year 10 begin

Hall

Following each year level meeting in the Hall, students will be collected by their Homeroom or Tutor Teacher

Thursday, 9 February

 

 

 

8.45am

9.15am

9.45am

Day One - full timetable

7, 8 (Straight to class)

11, 12, 13 (Seniors staggered start)

Year 13 begin

Year 12 begin

Year 11 begin

Hall for Seniors

Following each year level meeting in the Hall, timetabled classes run for the remainder of the day

Friday, 10 February

8.45am

Whole School

All Students (Yr 7-13)

All Staff

Gymnasium

Powhiri followed by timetabled classes run for the remainder of the day

 

SBHS Uniform Shop

 

Normal Office Hours Resume

Wednesday, 1 February to Friday, 3 February between 9:00am and 2:00pm daily.

 

Tuesday 7 February onwards 8.00am to 3:30pm.

2023 Term Dates

Term Dates

Number of Weeks

Public Holidays / ToD During School Term

Term 1

Thursday 2 February to Thursday 6 April

9 Weeks

Teacher Only Day (Friday, 3 February)

Easter (Friday 7 April to Monday 10 April)

Southland Anniversary (Tuesday 11 April)

Holidays: Friday 7 April to Sunday 23 April

Term 2

Monday 24 April to Friday 30 June

10 Weeks

ANZAC Day (Tuesday 25 April)

King’s Birthday (Monday 5 June)

Holidays: Saturday 1 July to Sunday 16 July

Term 3

Monday 17 July to Friday 22 September

10 Weeks

No public holidays

Holidays: Saturday 23 September to Sunday 8 October  

Term 4

Monday 9 October to Wednesday 13 December

10 Weeks

Labour Day (Monday 23 October)

Prizegiving / Last Day of Year – 13 December