Update on 2021 End of Year events and activities

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we plan our end of year celebrations and events. This year many of these will be in house and without audiences as we are unable to invite parents and whānau. We are expecting more updates from the Ministry of Education on what this looks like under the traffic light system.

Year 6 Leavers Evening - Wednesday 15 December

Leavers will arrive at 6.30pm for nibbles and mocktails, and the ceremony will begin at 7 pm. Students will be able to be collected from the main gate at 9.30 pm. The ceremony will be viewable via zoom. Here is the link for parents to view.

Whole School Picnic - Thursday 16 December

12-2pm at Wakefield Park, Skate Park and Playground. Children will walk up and back. Please make sure they have sunscreen, sunhats and walking shoes. This event is for students only.

Final Poroporoaki Assembly - Friday 17 December

1-2pm, on the Bottom Court if fine and in the School Hall if wet. Attendees: All teachers, Year 6’ students, all Victory Park students, and any siblings of students leaving. Leaving whānau may choose to view this if the weather is fine from the fences outside the school. Please remember to follow the COVID restrictions, mask-wearing, social distancing.

Please note that the ceremony will sadly not be viewable if the weather is not fine as this is an in house event.

All children in Manaia, Pātangatanga, Kākahi, Ahoaho, Rimurimu who are not siblings of leaving students will need to be collected from the allocated gates at 12.30pm on Fri 17 Dec.

This will allow our leavers to have a farewell with all the teachers and peers who have known them over their time with us. I understand that this is potentially tricky for some families, and we will have supervision available for students who can't be collected, but I ask for your understanding that we are trying to give these children the best send off we can under the circumstances.

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