Important Dates


Start of School and Term Dates for 2020


Monday 27 January: Anniversary Holiday

Tuesday 28th January-Wednesday 30th: Foundation IEM, Year 9 and Year 10 and their whānau meet with their Learning Coach to make Course Selections for Semester 1. Students are only at school for their IEMs.

Friday 31st January:

  • Day 1 for year 9 students  / Pōwhiri for new students and staff:

    • Pōwhiri for Year 9’s and whanau

Foundation students work with our Aspiring student leaders:  building our learning culture / workshops to get our foundation student set up for learning at HPSS.

Monday 3rd February: Years 9 - Years 13 Whole school day


Term 1: 28th January - 9th April

Term 2: 28th April - 3rd July

Term 3: 20th July - 25th September

Term 4: 12th October - End of year Dates tbc...

Public holidays: Waitangi Day Thursday 6th Feb.

School holidays (includes Easter, Easter Tuesday and ANZAC day).

Public holiday: ANZAC (observed) 27 April

Queen’s Birthday Monday 1 June

Public holiday: Labour Day Monday 26th October

Teacher Only Days TBC...