Announcement : 

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Whānau,  Firstly, I would like to thank everyone for their support over the last four and a half weeks. Haven’t our teachers done an amazing job with our distance learning? I am incredibly proud of our Whenuapai School team! Our teachers and staff have appreciated the positive feedback from so many of you. Today I just want to share with you a couple of generic notices: Covid-19 Information – Information and advice on Covid-19 is provided in alternate formats, such as Easy Read, New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL), braille, audio and large print. Please click here for these options. Information is also available in a number of different languages including:  Te Reo Māori Samoan   Tongan  Cook Island Māori Fijian Niuean Tokelauan Tuvaluan Hindi  Arabic Chinese (simplified) Please click on the links above to access the translated information. New Feature on HERO – Caregivers are now able to filter posts on the community feed page. You can narrow the community feed page down to view only posts published by a specific author and/or to view posts that were sent to a specific group or class.  Additionally, caregivers with students at more than one HERO school are also able to filter their Community Feed by school to see only posts from one school.  Please click here for more information.  Students also have this capability on their student feed page. Hard Copy Resources – if you didn’t manage to get a copy of the hard pack resources for your child/ren and still wanted one, please email Molly at mfletcher@whenuapai.school.nz to arrange this. Board Meeting – the Board meeting scheduled for next week has been postponed until Wednesday, 27 October 2021 (second week of Term 4). Kiwi Competitions Spelling Bee – The Kiwi Comp Spelling Bee sitting window has been extended until 22 October 2021. We will communicate exact dates with you closer to the time. AAIMS Sports – there will be no AAIMS zone or Interzone sports competitions for the rest of term 3. AAIMS competitions will only recommence under Alert Level 1. We will keep you updated on any more changes. Please take care and let us know if there is anything you need to support you and your children. Ngā mihi nui, Raewyn Matthys-Morris Principal

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Principal’s Update – 13 September 2021

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Whānau, As you are probably aware from the news bulletin today, the Prime Minister has announced that Auckland will remain at Alert Level 4 for another week. The intention is that at 11.59pm next Tuesday, 21 September 2021, the Auckland region will then move to Alert Level 3. This decision will … Read morePrincipal’s Update – 13 September 2021

Pataki Kai at Vision West are now doing deliveries.

Pātaka Kai Opening Hours: Under COVID Alert Level 4, we are providing a delivery service on Wednesdays and Fridays. Pātaka Kai – Food Support Visionwest Pātaka Kai is now operating throughout West Auckland using a delivery model. That means, you can order emergency food support and we will deliver it to your home. To order … Read morePataki Kai at Vision West are now doing deliveries.

Lockdown Level 4 extended to 11.59pm Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Lockdown – Alert Level 4 Auckland will be remaining at Alert Level 4 until 11.59pm Tuesday 14 September 2021 and this decision will be reviewed by the Government on Monday, 13 September 2021. This means that Whenuapai School remains closed. As always, please see HERO for all home learning information from your teaching team and … Read moreLockdown Level 4 extended to 11.59pm Tuesday, 14 September 2021

School Fully Open From Tomorrow – 18 Feb 2021

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Whānau, We are moving down to Alert Level 2 from 11.59pm tonight and therefore school be fully open from tomorrow. The Team is excited about reconnecting with you all. Please see attached letter with more information about Alert Level 2 and what this means for you and your children. Ngā mihi … Read moreSchool Fully Open From Tomorrow – 18 Feb 2021

Community Letter from the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS)

The attached letter from the ARPHS reinforces previous messaging about cases in the community and how local health authorities will work to support schools, people confirmed with COVID-19 and their close contacts.  English – COVID Information for Parents and Caregivers.pdf Te Reo Māori – COVID Information for Parents and Caregivers.pdf Chinese – COVID Information for … Read moreCommunity Letter from the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS)