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 2019
Term One Wednesday 30th January – Friday 12th April
Term Two Monday 29th April – Friday 5th July
Term Three Monday 22nd July – Friday 27th September
Term Four Monday 14th October – Tuesday 10th December
Public Holidays
Waitangi Day Tuesday 6th February
Easter Break



Friday 19th April (during school holidays)
Monday 22nd April (during school holidays)
Tuesday 23rd April (during school holidays)
Thursday 25th April (during school holidays)
Queen’s Birthday Monday 3rd June
Hawke’s Bay Anniversary Friday 25th October
Labour Day Monday 28th October

Mid Term Break – (No school for students) Monday 26th August 2019