Y6 Leavers' Graduation Evening - Wed 16 Dec, 6-9pm

Updated: Dec 9, 2020

Our Y6 Leavers' Graduation Evening is an important school tradition and rite of passage.

The Y6 children meet from 6-7pm in the Learning Hub for finger food and chat without their parents. Please drop your child off for this part of the evening.

Family members (including siblings) are welcome to mix and mingle in the hall from 6.30pm, official proceedings start at 7pm.

At 7pm, families are invited to take their seats in the hall. This part of the evening is a wonderful celebration of every individual child where they will be presented with a graduation certificate and have a few words said about them and how they have grown as an individual during their time at Island Bay School. This is a really moving part of the Graduation ceremony and we are so excited to share this time with you.

Things to note:

  • The Graduation Evening dress code is formal - we encourage the kids to dress in their best. This helps to make it a really special occasion for them.

  • This year in particular, we have a large number of children graduating (87!). While siblings can attend, given the length of the event, we'd encourage you to find a babysitter for younger children if you can.

  • The Kaiako Leavers' Assembly on Tuesday 15 Dec from 9-10am is for staff who are leaving. Parents are welcome but it’s primarily just the kids and teachers. (note the day and time change)

  • Parents are welcome to come to the Poroporoaki (final assembly) at 1-2pm on the final day of school, Friday 18 Dec. School finishes at 2pm.

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Island Bay, Wellington


New Zealand