VAS School Calendar

School Break Times:

School starts:             8.50am

Morning Interval:   10.30am – 10.50am

Lunch:                     12.30pm – 1.25pm

School finishes:      3.00pm


School Bell Times:

8.30 am Hand bell – entry into playground, NOT into buildings unless it is raining or on a teacher’s express permission.

8.50 am Bell – school starts – children hang up bags, coats, etc., and prepare for the day – teachers begin administration, roll, money, etc.

10.30 am Bell – morning interval

10.50 am Bell – classroom.

12.30 pm Bell – lunch break.

12.45 pm Bell – signal for eating lunch finished, playtime

1.20 pm Hand bell, prepare for afternoon

1.25 pm Bell – begin afternoon programme

3.00 pm Bell – home time.

Term Dates and Holidays for 2018.

Term 1: Wednesday 7 February to Friday 13 April 2018
~ Waitangi Day Tuesday 6 February ’18
~ Good Friday 30 March
~ Easter Monday 2 April
~ Easter Tuesday 3 April
Term 2: Monday 30 April to Friday 6 July 2018
~ Queen’s Birthday Monday 4 June ’18
Term 3: Monday 23 July to Friday 28 Sept 2018
Term 4: Monday 15 October to Thursday 20 December 2018
~ Labour Day Monday 22 October ’18


Term Dates and Holidays for 2019.

Term 1: Monday 4 February to Friday 12 April 2019
~ Waitangi Day Wednesday 6 February ’19
~ Good Friday 19 April
~ Easter Monday 22 April
~ Easter Tuesday 23 April
Term 2: Monday 29 April to Friday 5 July 2019
~ Queen’s Birthday Monday 3 June ’19
Term 3: Monday 22 July to Friday 27 Sept 2019
Term 4: Monday 14 October to Wednesday 18 December 2019
~ Labour Day Monday 28 October ’19