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School Terms
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School Terms and Holidays


How our school year operates and what holidays you have off

Our school terms and holidays usually mirror traditional school holidays. We operate on a term system, and we’ve listed the dates these terms start and finish below.

In this section, we cover:

Please note that term starting finishing dates are not necessarily course starting and finishing dates.

School Terms 2017

Term Starts Ends
Term One 23 January 2017 13 April 2017
Term Two 1 May 2017 7 July 2017
Term Three 24 July 2017 29 September 2017
Term Four 16 October 2017 22 December 2017

The dates above do not necessarily reflect the starting or finishing dates for our courses.

Students in some courses, like the Certificate in Nail Technology, do not get holidays. Please speak with a member of operations staff or consult the correct copy of the Student Handbook for further information.

School Terms 2018

Term Starts Ends
Term One 22 January 2018 13 April 2018
Term Two 30 April 2018 6 July 2018
Term Three 23 July 2018 28 September 2018
Term Four 15 October 2018 21 December 2018

The dates above do not necessarily reflect the starting or finishing dates for our courses.

Students in some courses, like the Certificate in Nail Technology, do not get holidays. Please speak with a member of operations staff or consult the correct copy of the Student Handbook for further information.

Holidays

The following is a list of days we normally have off during the school year.

  • Waitangi Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • ANZAC Day
  • Queen’s Birthday
  • Labour Day
  • Canterbury Show Weekend (Friday before)

For specific dates, please consult the Student Handbook.

During Term Breaks

During school holidays and between terms (term breaks), the offices may not be manned. Please ensure, if you have questions, you contact the appropriate person prior to or after the holiday or term break. Thank you.

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