General Information

Sancta Maria College school hours are: 8.40am – 3.15pm

Term Dates 2020

Term 1: Tuesday 28 January – Friday 9 April
Term 2: Tuesday 28 April – Friday 3 July
Term 3: Monday 20 July – Friday 25 September
Term 4: Monday 12 October – Friday 4 December

Staff Only Days 2020: 28 Jan / 29 Jan / 7 Feb / 6 Aug / 19 Nov

Public Holidays 2020

New Year’s Day: Wednesday 1 January
Day after New Year’s Day: Thursday 2 January
Auckland Anniversary Day: Monday 27 January
Waitangi Day: Thursday 6 February
Good Friday: Friday 10 April
Easter Monday: Monday 13 April
Anzac Day: Monday 27 April
Queen’s Birthday: Monday 1 June
Labour Day: Monday 26 October
Christmas Day: Friday 25 December
Boxing Day: Monday 28 December

Special Character Events 2020

Opening Mass: Wednesday 12 February
Ash Wednesday: Wednesday 26 February
Easter Liturgy: Thursday 9 April
Feast Day Mass: Wednesday 27 May
Assumption Mass: Wednesday 12 August
Family Mass: Wednesday 16 September
Thanksgiving Mass: Wednesday 28 October
Christmas Liturgy: Friday 4 December

Professional Learning 2020


Thursday 5 March
Thursday 19 March
Thursday 2 April
Thursday 7 May
Thursday 21 May
Thursday 4 June
Thursday 18 June
Thursday 2 July
Thursday 30 July
Thursday 13 August
Thursday 27 August
Thursday 10 September
Thursday 24 September
Thursday 22 October

Sancta Maria College Bus Information


Communication with Parents and Carers

We have recently introduced an official Facebook Page as an additional form of communication to our regular Newsletter. Please like it and find out about all our important updates, upcoming events and recognition of the outstanding achievements of our students in areas of college life.

The School App

Our School App ‘Sancta Maria College’ can be downloaded free on your mobile device from your App store (Google Play/Apple iTunes). On the App you can find all the News Centre articles, school contact details, school calendar, daily notices and newsletters, as well as report a student absentee (with one click) and access KAMAR (our Student Management System) where you can track your child’s academic results and, where relevant, NCEA progress. Useful links on the App include our website, Facebook page and Schoology access (for students).

BYOD Information

All Year 7 to 13 students are asked to bring their own digital device

All students are required to complete the SMC Cybersafety and Digital Device User Agreement. You can download it here.

Minimum specifications for a notebook are:
Screen size: 13 inch or larger
Processor: Core i5 recommended
RAM: 4GB (8GB recommended)
Built in wireless

Smart phones do not have the functionality required and are not part of the BYOD programme.

The school has negotiated special pricing for BYOD Devices with SupplyNZ*.
Contact Jane O’Neill at SupplyNZ for details.
E: T: +64 9 536 6320 | M: +64 21 041 9777

If you have any questions or concerns please email and one of our team will contact you.

*You do not have to purchase a device from SupplyNZ. Parents are welcome to compare prices and purchase a device from elsewhere.

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