Recent Alerts

Back to School at Red Level

28th January 2022|0 Comments

Welcome back to all our families.

We are looking forward to seeing our students back at school on Wednesday.

As we are now at RED level I would like to share some of the guidelines we are required to implement once school opens.  As we receive new  information from the Ministry we will continue to update any changes in these requirements.  Please note that we will still be swimming from Wednesday and all students are required to bring their togs, towel etc.


All staff, volunteers and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated.

Face masks are required by all staff and students from year 4 – 8 when working inside.  In our year 3/4 class (Te Wheke) mask wearing is encouraged but optional for our year 3s. Mask wearing is optional during break times or when seated for eating or drinking.  Students from Year 4 are now required to wear masks when using school transport.

Where appropriate doors and windows will remain open to provide better air flow.

Staff are to observe children on arrival, checking for symptoms. Those presenting as unwell will be asked to go home or arrange for parents or caregivers to come and pick them […]

Volume 31 – 21 October 2021 – Term 4

21st October 2021|0 Comments


Welcome back to Term 3!  It has been a busy week of welcoming students back and planning coming events that fit within the Level 2 guidelines for schools.  Next week we have Calf Club and below is a reminder about how this will operate at our current alert level.  A big thank you to those parents who have put in so much time to make this event happen for our students.  Below is an exert from Iona Holsted – the secretary for Education about events, gatherings and education outside the classroom.  We will be referring to this guidance when making decisions about organising events safely.  The Coming Events calendar displays dates for our planned events but all organisation will be clarified closer to the time to ensure we are meeting all Ministry of Health regulations.
Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3, there should not be any events, activities or gatherings held onsite beyond those related to curriculum requirements. Numbers involved in any curriculum-related activity should be kept to a minimum.

Physical activities, including singing and dancing, should only be held outside.

There should be no non-essential visitors onsite at Alert Level 3.

Alert Level 2

While […]

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We are a dynamic and up to date semi-rural school with our students well supported by motivated, and highly skilled teaching staff. Our school is lucky to enjoy a positive partnership with the community and together we have created an exciting, innovative, and rewarding learning environment that values and respects our individual differences.

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Turua School
Hauraki Rd
Thames 3574

Phone: (07) 8675003
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Monday – Friday     8:30am – 12:30pm