Tōtara Rakau (Year 7/8)

Teacher: Ryan Porteous

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Term Letter

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The Kaharoa School class stationery lists for 2023 are available online at Office Max.

Please go to www.myschool.co.nz to see the requirements and to place your order with Office Max. They also offer delivery to your door.

Other charges

Please note the following charge(s) that will be added to your child’s account:

  • Activity fee of $25.00/p.a. The purpose of the activity fee is to offset costs not normally covered by the Ministry of Education or grants. It helps to pay for recreational/cultural/extra-curricular activities that could otherwise not be offered and includes the Kahawrite magazine, visiting performers and programmes like Life Education;
  • Manual class fee of $80.00/p.a;
  • Hapara, which is an IT tool that manages children’s online learning and costs $8.00/p.a.;
  • Licence charge for Education Perfect, an online teaching/learning programme used in class of $35.00/p.a;
  • Subscription charge for Seesaw of $7.00/p.a;
  • Resilience Project Coursebook for $10.00; and
  • Camp fees of approximately $220.00 (tbc).

Structured Literacy in Years 4-8

Please click here to find out more about our approach to literacy and how you can support your child’s learning at home. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.