Waltham Primary School

‘Te Kura o Tūpuni’

As of 11.59pm Sunday 23rd January - the whole of NZ moved to a COVID 19 RED Traffic Light setting.

Kia ora

Welcome to 2022. We hope you have all had a very pleasant Christmas and New Year break!

We look forward to welcoming you all back when classes start on Thursday 3rd February.

At this stage schools will open under the COVID Traffic Light system of RED. (see full details below)

Please note the Ministry of Education and Health are updating us regularly as the rules are being tightened. Hopefully by the time school starts we will have a clearer view of what this will look like for our staff and students.

Please keep checking back here for any changes

What does being at the Covid 19 traffic light setting of RED mean for Education in NZ?

  • All students in Year 4 and up MUST wear face coverings indoors and when in close contact with others. This includes classrooms, assemblies and any other public venues.

  • All staff and teachers must wear face coverings when teaching and supporting children in Years 4 and up.

  • All students 12 years and older must wear masks on Public Transport.

  • All parents, whānau and visitors to school must wear a face mask on site.

  • All our Teachers and Staff are fully vaccinated as per the Government requirement.

  • Students cannot be prevented from attending school regardless of their vaccination status.

For the full details as outlined by the Ministry of Health please click on the link below.


If you are new to the area and wish to enquire about enrolments the office will be open from the 1st February 9.00am - 3.00pm or you are welcome to contact us through our email admin@waltham.school.nz

Please don’t hesitate to contact, our office, your child’s kaiako or me if there is something you need assistance with.

Ngā mihi

Janine Tarawhiti

Acting Principal Term One

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