News and Events

School Communication

The school has a school app which you can download by going to the app store on your apple or android device/phone and search William Colenso College to download the app.  This is a great communication to have with school as we do alerts about early finishes, events within school, there is an absentee tab, newsletter information and many other features.

Enrolment notices

We encourage all prospective student enrolments to visit our facilities by phoning the office to arrange a time: 06 831 0180, or call in and pick up an enrolment form and prospectus information.

Calendar Dates for the School Year will appear in the Key Dates of the newsletter.


Term Dates 2021
Term One Monday 1st February – Friday 16th April
Term Two Monday 3rd May – Friday 9th July
Term Three Monday 26th July – Friday 1st October
Term Four Monday 18th October – Tuesday 14th December
Public Holidays 2021
Waitangi Day Monday 8th February
Easter Friday 2nd, Monday 5th, Tuesday 6th April
Queen’s Birthday Monday 7th June
Hawke’s Bay Anniversary Friday 22nd October
Labour Day Monday 25th October

Mid Term Break – (No school for students) Monday 30th August
Anzac Day – Sunday 25th April during the school holidays