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 2022
Term One Tuesday 8th February – Thursday 14th April
Term Two Monday 2nd May – Friday 8th July
Term Three Monday 25th July – Friday 30th September
Term Four Monday 17th October – Tuesday 13th December
Public Holidays 2021
Waitangi Day Monday 7th February
Easter Term One Holidays
Queen’s Birthday


Monday 6th June

Friday 24th June

Hawke’s Bay Anniversary Friday 21st October
Labour Day Monday 24th October

Anzac Day – Monday 25th April during the school holidays