Back to School 2023

The important dates and times for ākonga returning to school.

New Enrolments for 2023

Monday, 23th January, the school’s office opens. New learners to Te Aratai College for 2023 who have not yet enrolled, please phone the school on (03) 982 0100 from Monday, 23th January, to complete enrolment forms and arrange an enrolment interview appointment.

Year 12/13 Course Confirmation in the library: Wednesday, 1st February, 2023 11:00am-2:00pm or Thursday, 2nd February, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, 2023.  Whānau are also welcome.

Mihi Whakatau for all new students and their whānau: Thursday, 2nd February, 2023 from 9:00 am. All new learners (Year 7-13) and their whānau are asked to be at school by 8:45 am. We will begin with a mihi whakatau at 9:00 am. 

Year 7 – 10 Full School Day begins: Friday, 3rd February, 2023 from 8:45 am. Year 7, 8 & 9 students and their kaiārahi in Te Puna. Year 10 students and their kaiārahi in Ako class.

Year 11 – 13 Full School Day begins: Friday, 3rd February, 2023 from 10:00 am, in Te Puna. 

All students from Y7 – Y13 will attend timetabled classes for the remainder of Friday, from 11:25 am (Period 3) until 3:00 pm. 

Waitangi Day Observed (Holiday)

Monday, 6th February, 2023.