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"Celebrating our Successes"

 MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL                                                                                     

Tena koutou e te whaanau

Happy New Year and welcome to Fairfield College for 2017.  A special welcome to the Year 9 students, and your whaanau, who are joining us for the first time.  Also to the returning Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 students, welcome back.  The teaching staff and I look forward to working closely with you throughout the year to ensure the ongoing success for your learning progress and achievement.

The 2017 school year has started positively and there have been a number of significant school events that have already occurred such as the annual Year 13 camp in Raglan and the Year 9 Barbecue which provided the opportunity for the parents of our Year 9 students to meet the teachers of their children.  School athletics and swimming sports will be happening in the next two weeks and our Year 9 camp will be held from March 6 to March 10.  

2017 will be a special year for Fairfield College because it marks the 60th year since the school first opened.  


  Nga manaakitanga

  Richard Crawford

  PRINCIPAL  

 

 UPCOMING EVENTS                                                                                                            

 MARCH
 Wed 1st  WSS Rugby League 9s
 Thurs 2nd  Special Olympics - Swimming
 Fri 3rd  Fairfield College Swimming Sports
 Mon 6th-10th  Year 9 STARS Camp
 Tues 7th  Zones Athletics
 Wed 15th-16th  Health & Safety Course
 Wed 15th-17th  OED200 Pinnacles Tramp
 Mon 20th  Ara Institute Vist
 Tues 21st-24th  12SSA Tramping and Wires
 Sat 25th  WBOP Athletics
 Tues 28th-31st  Waka Ama Champs
 Fri 31st  NZ Playhouse
 

  DEANERY                                                                                                                             

YEAR LEVEL
 DEAN  EXTN #
 EMAIL
  Year 9
 Shon Robbins
867  robbinss@faircol.school.nz
  Year 10
 Kiran Gibbard
836
 gibbardk@faircol.school.nz
  Year 11
 Kris Sainsbury
 865 
 sainsburyk@faircol.school.nz
  Year 12
 Andrea Rodgers 875  rodgersa@faircol.school.nz
  Year 13
 Braden MacPherson
824  macphersonb@faircol.school.nz
  Deans Secretary
 Sally Winchester
879
 winchesters@faircol.school.nz

  BELL SCHEDULE                                                                                                                  

  P1  Whanau   P2  Lunch  1 P3  P4  Lunch 2 P5 Students Depart
Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri  8:40am   9:40am 10:00am   11:00am   11:35am 12:35pm  1:35pm 2:10pm 3:10pm
  P1  P2   Lunch   1 P3  Assembly P4  Lunch 2 P5 Students Depart
Wednesday 9:00am*  9:50am**   10:45am  11:20am 12:15pm  12:45pm  1:40pm 2:15pm 3:10pm

*    Year 9 and Year 10 only start 9:00am Wednesdays
**   Year 11-13 start at 9:50am Wednesdays
      School finishes 3:10pm every day for all year levels

  DOCTORS SCHEDULE                                                                                                         

TUESDAYS 10:00am - 11:00am                              Dr Arvind Narayan
 
FRIDAYS     9:00AM - 11:00AM                               Dr Lydia Sulima-Rogaczewski

 NZQA STUDENT APP                                             FFC IS NOW ON FACEBOOK             

           

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Check out the official

Fairfield College Facebook page 

 

 STUDENT PARENT PORTAL                                                                                                

The Student Parent Portal is available through the school website www.faircol.school.nz
 
This portal enables you to check your child's attendance, and academic results.  Other information regarding your child will become available as the year progresses.

  REPORTING STUDENT ABSENCE                                                                                      

Attendance is a key indicator of achievement and we have set a school goal of 92%.  Please report student absences by either one of the methods below:
  1. By telephone: call 853 5660 extn: 837.  Please record the full name of student, their whanau class and the reason for their absence.
  2. By email: absentees@faircol.school.nz   Please record the full name of the student, their whanau class and the reason for their absence.

  MOBILE APP CALLED "NCEA GUIDE"                                                                               

NZQA has launched an App called "NCEA Guide" written for parents, whanau and employers.

The App will provide quick and easy access to key information about NCEA and makes practical information about NCEA more easily accessible.  Parents and whanau will be able to access simple content about how NCEA works and how they can support family members studying in NCEA (no individual student result or progress information is available).
 
The App also supports employers seeking to understand and evaluate NCEA graduates and their qualification.  Content can be viewed in English and Te Reo Maori.
 
The NCEA Guide App will be free to download from the Apple App store and Google Play Store from early in the week of 26 May.
 
Information will be added to the NZQA website to promote the App and on launch day there will be social messages sent out about how to download it.
 
If you have any questions about the App or would like further information please contact Gill Hancock, Principals Nominee.