Important Things to Note – 27 May 2022

NCEA Information Evening

On Tuesday 31 May we are holding an evening for Level 1 NCEA students and parents/caregivers to provide you with the knowledge of how NCEA works, and how to get the best possible Certificate from the year. It will be held at 6.30pm in the Event Centre.

This evening was meant to be held in Term 1, however we were unable to proceed due to gathering restrictions.

There is parking available in the two staff carparks. We will be starting promptly so please be in and seated by 6.30pm. It takes about 45 minutes to go through all the key material. One of our Careers staff will speak for about 5 minutes at the end of the presentation. You will get two very useful handouts to take away that summarise the key information. There will be a number of other senior staff with great NCEA knowledge that can answer individual questions at the end of the presentation.  Please bring a pen in case you want to add any extra notes to the handout.

There is no need to RSVP.

Whānau Evening

Nga Rangatira Āpōpō warmly invites you to our first Whānau Evening for 2022.

It will be held on Wednesday 1 June from 5.30 – 7pm, in the Staffroom, Gernhoefer Admin Centre, at Westlake Girls High School.

This event, for students and their whānau, has become one of the initiatives to engage with our wider community and further encourage parent/guardian involvement with your child’s learning. You will be introduced to our Māori Mentoring Programme and have the opportunity to meet our Mentors, as well as hear from some of our students. A light meal will be provided, and there is car parking available onsite.

We hope you can make it to this special evening. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out. We want to ensure the success of our Māori students.

Please RSVP to Rik Wilson, Head of Māori mentoring (Kaiārahi), by 3pm on Tuesday 31 May for catering purposes: [email protected]

Korean Night 2022

Our fabulous Korean Night is being held on Friday 3 June at the Westlake Boys School Auditorium. It starts at 7pm and will conclude at 9.30pm.

The Westlake Korean Night is an annual event that aims to promote and share in essence what Korean culture is about to both the Westlake and wider community by exhibiting a diverse range of traditional and modern performances. Over the past 10 years, Westlake Korean Night has been extremely successful with an average of 1500 audience members every year.

Be in quick to purchase your tickets as we can’t guarantee door sales on the night.

$6 standard admission ticket + raffle
$7 standard admission + glow stick + raffle
$15 VIP  – VIP Entrance + reserved seat + complementary drink and snack

CLICK HERE to make your purchase.

Senior Mid-Year Exam/Assessment Week

We will be holding a mid-year exam/assessment week for our senior students from Monday 20 June to Wednesday 22 June. The timetable is:

Timing Monday 20 June  Tuesday 21 June  Wednesday 22 June 
9.15 – 10.45am 12ENGL
13 STAT 13EnGL
11.30am – 12.30pm 13CHEM
1.30 – 3pm 11MATS

Year 11s
Year 11 students have an exam on Monday afternoon. They only need to come into school for their exam and don’t need to be at school in the morning. All Year 11 students will be back in class on Tuesday 21 June.

Year 12s
Year 12 students have an exam on Monday morning. They only need to come into school for their exam and can go home afterwards. All Year 12 students will be back in class on Tuesday 21 June.

Year 13s
On Monday and Tuesday, Year 13 students only come into school to sit their exam. Year 13s taking English will sit their exam on Wednesday morning and then ALL Year 13 students are expected back in class from Period 3 on Wednesday 22 June onwards.

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Term 2 Key Dates
Tuesday 31 May NCEA Information Evening
Wednesday 1 June Whānau Evening
Friday 3 June Korean Night
Monday 6 June Queen’s Birthday (School closed)
Tuesday 7 June Choir Concert
Monday 20 June – Wednesday 22 June Mid-year exams/assessment week
Thursday 23 June Swimming Sports (competitors only)
Friday 24 June Matariki (school closed)
Wednesday 29 June – Saturday 9 July School Production Season
Tuesday 5 July Open Night for Year 9 2023
Friday 8 July Chinese Night
Friday 8 July End of Term 2
Term 3 Key Dates
Monday 25 July Start of Term 3
Thursday 28 July (3pm) Junior mid-year reports issued via the Parent Portal
Saturday 20 July Year 13 Ball
Thursday 4 August (3pm) Senior mid-year reports issued via the Parent Portal
Friday 5 August Gala Concert
Thursday 11 August Parent Teacher Interviews
Friday 30 September End of Term 3