DAILY LIFE @ MAHU
A-Z HELPFUL INFORMATION
All students at Mahurangi College are expected to live by OUR SCHOOL VALUES >
APP NOTIFICATIONS / ALERTS
Mahurangi College has a school app (available for free). To ensure you do not miss important notifications we highly recommend that you download onto your phone. Absences can be emailed via the app, students can also access their log in and have quick access to daily notices and the school calendar.
Call +64 9 425 8039 and press 1 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, if your child is absent for any reason.
Mahurangi College runs a 5 period day.
Students are expected to be on time to all classes and arrive in plenty of time for the start of the day.
8:45am - Period 1
9:50am - Period 2
10:50am - Interval
11:15am - Period 3
12:15pm - Period 4
1:15pm - Lunchtime
2pm - Whānau
2:20pm - Period 5
3:20pm - End of the school day
Please note there is no whānau class on Tuesday mornings as teachers have a professional development meeting.
School buses are for students to get to and from school. If students need to catch a different bus please send them to school with a note to Student Services before Period 1 where a pass will be issued after interval. If you need to know the time a bus leaves a stop in the morning please phone Gubbs Motors on 09 425 8348 or VIEW BUS ROUTES.
Students should be in correct school uniform to travel by bus, except under special circumstances, such as a school trip or mufti day. During exam leave, senior students must wear correct school uniform to catch a ride.
New bus students must bring a signed bus agreement slip back to school at the beginning of the school year, or as soon as possible after enrolment. Forms are available from student services or the main reception. VIEW BUS RULES
BYOD & E-LEARNING
View specifications and our cell phone policy, download lease scheme and digital citizenship forms here: BYOD & E-LEARNING
CELL PHONE POLICY
Mahurangi College has a no cell phone use in class policy. VIEW CELLPHONE POLICY
If you have any questions or concerns it is best to contact the classroom or whānau teachers in the first instance. OUR STAFF
To stay up to date with whats happening at Mahurangi College we recommend following us on Facebook and Instagram where photos are uploaded daily. Each Friday NW@M (next week at Mahu) is emailed to all parents which outlines what you need to know about up and coming events. The WHATS NEW section will keep you up to date with new helpful additions to our website. For community notices we recommend joining our Facebook group 'Mahurangi College Community Notices'. For more information see: OUR NEWS
FRIENDS OF MAHU
Friends of Mahu is a group of parents that support our college. They encompass the group of parents and caregivers that get involved in the many facets of school life and strive to help make a difference to the students at Mahurangi College. FRIENDS OF MAHU
We have a school nurse on site during school hours. She will contact you if there are any medical concerns in relation to your child. In addition we have regular public health nurse and physiotherapists visit onsite. HEALTH CENTRE
View our HOMEWORK POLICY.
Te Ara Poutama, our homework club that takes place in the Library on Thursday afternoons from 3.30-5pm. This facility is open to all students and provides an excellent space for students in which to complete homework and access extra help from teachers if needed. Core subject teachers (English, Maths and Science) and an intermediate teacher are available to support students. Students can come and go as they want. Toast and milo is provided.
Lockers are situated at the entrance of the school library. Students can simply place a lock on any available locker to start using it. The lock needs to be removed at the end of the year. There’s no charge.
View our latest school MAP.
Information on learning an instrument, downloading a permission slip or contacting our teacher in charge, see MUSIC@MAHU
Please see HEALTH CENTRE.
SCHOOL CODES OF CONDUCT
A copy of our School Codes can be viewed here.
STUDENT LOG IN
Students and parents can log in here to view timetables, absences, results and more.
View stationery requirements here.
SIGNING OUT OF SCHOOL
If your child has an appointment during the day they must be signed out through the student services office by a caregiver.
Please see our UNIFORM page for details. In addition to purchasing uniform new, Friends of Mahu run a second hand uniform recycling program with one sale day each Term. Parents have also found the Facebook group 'Mahurangi College 2nd hand Uniforms' (independently run) helpful.