Term Dates

2023 TERM DATES

TERM 1 2023

20 January – 6 April

25 January – College Office opens

25 January – Heads of House and Heads of Faculty available

26 January – Y13 College Leadership Day 9am-2:30pm

26 January – New staff to Villa 9am-1.30pm

27 January – Teacher Only Day

30 January – College opens

  • Teacher only morning
  • Year 7 and Year 9 Orientation (afternoon) & Peer Support Leaders Training (morning)
  • Peer support leaders training 9am-12pm in the Auditorium, followed by Year 9 orientation in the afternoon

31 January – All students in attendance, day begins with a Mihimihi

6 February – Waitangi Day public holiday

24 March – Teacher only day (TBC)

6 April – Holy Thursday

 

TERM 2 2023

24 April – 30 June

24 April – Villa Maria Teacher only day (TBC)

25 April – ANZAC Day

6 June – Queen’s Birthday

 

TERM 3 2023

17 July – 22 September

 

TERM 4 2023

9 October – 14 December

23 October – Labour Day

16 November – Villa Teacher Only Day (this date is subject to change)

17 November – Canterbury Show Day

11 December – Junior Prize Giving (afternoon)

12 December – Whaitake Awards

13 December – Senior Prize Giving (evening)

– Last day of Term for students

14 December – Graduation

 

 

There are three PPTA Accord TODs to be added. These will not impact any of the starting and finishing dates above.

New Student Handbook 2023

 

The New Student Handbook for students starting at Villa Maria College in 2023 will be available soon

School Transport Assistance

 

Families may be eligible to apply for help from the Ministry of Education with transport if they meet certain criteria. Go to https://www.education.govt.nz/school/property-and-transport/transport/sta-eligibility/#applications