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Getting ready to go back to Mercury Bay Area School

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Teachers and students are returning to the classrooms at Mercury Bay Area School soon. Here’s some helpful information so you and your family can start the school year prepared and ready for 2024 term one.


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Mercury Bay Area School– who starts school when and where to go

Primary Years

Years 1-6 start back in class Monday 5th February. Students were notified of their classes at the close of last year and can go straight to their classes on the first day. New students will have been advised of their class at their enrolment appointment. Please contact the school office, if you are new to the area and haven’t enrolled your child at school yet.

Middle Years

Year 7,8 & 9 students will also start classes on Monday 5th February. These students will need to meet in the school hall at 8.45am where they will be told which class they are in. Year 9 students will meet their Kauri Coaches before heading to the beach for their orientation and team building day. Please ensure you have completed the permissions form sent via email.

Year 10 students should be in uniform and with stationery ready for learning, in the school gym at 8.45am on Wednesday 7th February. They do not need to attend on Monday 5th February

Senior Years

Senior students in year 11, 12 & 13 will attend school on Friday 2nd of February to confirm their subjects for the year. Students should be ready, in uniform and with stationery ready for learning on Wednesday 7th February. They do not need to attend on Monday 5th February.

General questions and information

  • School will be CLOSED on Tuesday 6th February for the Waitangi Day
  • The School Website has stationery & Uniform information and lists for all year levels.
  • Buses will run from Monday 5th February.
  • The school canteen will open from Wednesday7th February – So please bring lunches and snacks on Friday and Monday
  • Any general questions or enrolment queries can be answered by visiting, phoning or emailing the school office. Click on the related link below school contact details.

Message from Ross Dunn

Principal Ross Dunn starts his second year at Mercury Bay Area School and is excited about 2024.

As we turn our attention to 2024, there is a sense of excitement and anticipation. We have ambitious goals and exciting plans for the future of Mercury Bay Area School. Our commitment to providing a nurturing and challenging educational environment remains steadfast, and we are eager to explore new opportunities for growth and excellence.

Ross Dunn, Principal

Important school dates for term one

Monday 12th February - Year 9-13 Swimming Sports
Tuesday 20th  February - Middle Years Meet the Teacher 
Thursday 22nd February - Across the River Swim.

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