Hillview Christian School is currently at Alert Level 2: School will officially re-open for ALL pupils on Thursday 9th September.
School will re-open for ALL pupils at the normal time. PARENTS: Please note for health and safety reasons, if you come on site please ensure you check in with the QR code using your phone OR manually check-in at the school office. Please keep at least 2m apart from other adults and children while on site.
If any child or adult is sick they SHOULD STAY AT HOME. If they are showing signs/symptoms of COVID please contact Healthline (0800 611 116). If you are unsure, ring Healthline.
MASKS: The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Education (MOE) has confirmed that our school is safe to re-open under Level 2. There has been no mandate from either the MOH or MOE for either pupils, parents, or staff to wear masks at school. There has been a recommendation by the MOH and MOE for people 12+ yrs in age to wear masks but again, this is entirely optional. Wearing masks at school does not alter the safety level of the school. So, based on the information provided, wearing masks will be optional under Level 2 at HCS for all pupils, parents, and staff.
NB: The school will not be providing masks. Parents, pupils, and staff will need to bring their own if they choose to do so. Here is a link for any pupil who do choose to wear a mask at school. From the world health organization, it demonstrates how to wear a mask in an effective manner. You can view it here.
*Should you need to contact the school for any other reason, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, we will reply asap.
*You can also keep up to date with events – cancellations/postponements in our latest newsletter in ‘Dates to diary’, or on the school calendar, this can be viewed here on our website.
More information here on Level 3
More information here on Level 2
More information here on Level 1
Information from the Ministry of Education: For alert Levels 3 and 4
Access to food: Here’s a fact sheet with information about the many ways of getting food and other essential items. It covers:
- food delivery
- what to do if you can’t get food delivered
- staying safe when getting food delivered
- financial help to buy food
Please note, some foodbanks have been experiencing high demand. If there is a need for financial help to buy food, Work and Income may be able to help.
Vaccine FAQs (including information for 12 to 15-year-olds)
The vaccine FAQ link has been restored and here is the attached document. This information has been provided by the Government to support any questions you might be getting about vaccinations for 12 to 15-year-olds.
As noted in our regular 17 August Bulletin, using schools and kura as vaccine sites was mentioned earlier in the planning stages, but they are not currently considered critical to the roll-out plan for 2021. This is because there are opportunities for families to be vaccinated in other settings such as local GPs, pharmacies or community vaccination centres.
Schedule for Home Learning TV | Papa K?inga
The programming schedule for Home Learning TV | Papa K?inga on the Learning from Home website is now available as a downloadable PDF to make it easier to distribute to parents and wh?nau.
Live and on-demand television content
Mauri Reo, Mauri Ora
- In partnership with M?ori Television, we have now launched the Mauri Reo, Mauri Ora K?anga 2021 series to ensure M?ori language learning can continue anywhere, anytime for tamariki during and after Alert Level 4.
- The channel is full of new and engaging content, while also taking the chance to revisit some of the more popular lessons of the show enjoyed by tamariki in the comfort and safety of their bubbles.
- Every episode is presented by M?ori language teachers and exponents with support from expert educationalists. Tamariki are encouraged through play, art, song and imagination to continue learning whether they are in a classroom, at home or in isolation.
- Mauri Reo, Mauri Ora K?anga 2021 screens on Te Reo channel every weekday from 9am to 12pm beginning today. Programmes will also be available online on the M?ori TV website and on the M?ori+ app.
- The lesson schedule for the Mauri Reo, Mauri Ora K?anga series can be found.
Home Learning | Papa Kainga TV
- Home Learning | Papa K?inga TV is back online and on television weekdays between 9am–1pm.
- Home Learning | Papa Kainga TV is primarily for learners without internet connectivity. It can be accessed on Duke+1 (Freeview channel 18). Those households who have Sky can also access Duke +1 on channel 504.
- For households who have internet connectivity they can access the lessons through TVNZ On Demand. Schedules are published on Learning from Home.
- Households may also need a reminder of how to enable captions – information can be found here.
Important Information for Pacific families in Canterbury, link is here