MARAEROA SCHOOLPARENTS' PAGE
Eastern Porirua Future Education Needs
The Prime Minister has recently announced a project providing additional housing for Eastern Porirua. This is an exciting opportunity for the community to look at future education needs in Eastern Porirua as the area continues to grow.
We have brochures so that you can have your say about education in Eastern Porirua. We will organise for students to take these home. The Ministry of Education has also distributed these brochures to each home in the East. These brochures have questions on them for everyone to fill out.
There is also a website where you can have your say online. Click here to visit the site.
Reporting to Parents
Throughout the year you can check in on your child’s progress using HERO (a web-based platform). You will see samples of their work, and their next learning goals. If you need any support to log in please pop into our school office.
How do I access my child’s HERO page?
Make sure that you have registered your current email address with the school. The office need to match your email to your child’s HERO profile before you can log in to HERO.
Download the HERO by Linc-Ed app or visit the website go.linc-ed.com (link below)
Click the NEW USER button.
Enter the email address you have provided the school and click REQUEST PASSWORD LINK.
An email will be sent to you containing a link for you to click on. Open the email link and click RESET MY PASSWORD. Enter a secure password (8 or more characters), verify this password then click SET PASSWORD. You will receive a confirmation message. Click SIGN IN.
Enter your email address and your newly set password. Click SIGN IN. You will see Community notices sent by us and a menu on the left of the screen. Enjoy reading, viewing and listening to your child’s learning. Become part of the conversation by writing a comment or adding a ‘Like’ to posts.
Term Dates 2021
Term 1 – 3/2/2021 – 16/4/2021
Term 2 – 3/5/2021 – 9/7/2021
Term 3 – 26/7/2021 – 1/10/2021
Term 4 – 18/10/2021 – 15/12/2021
Note: Easter falls during term 1 – Good Friday 2/4/2021 – Easter Tuesday 6/4/2021.
Teacher only days:
Term 1 – Fri 19 Mar & Thu 1 Apr
Term 2 – Fri 4 Jun
Term 3 – Mon 26 Jul & Fri 3 Sep
Term 4 – Fri 22 Oct
At the beginning of the year stationery packs for years 2 – 6 will be provided and organised within the classroom.
As part of the Welcome Pack, stationery for New Entrants are provided by the school at no cost to families.
LOOKING TO HELP OUT?
We are always excited when our whanau want to come in and share their expertise with us. We often need support with school trips, transport to events, cultural groups, and our senior tuputupu programme.
If you are looking to help out around school please pop in, or contact the school office.
We are part of the government’s free lunches in schools programme, Ka Ora Ka Ako. Every student will be provided with lunch every day, including vegetarian options. Families are able to opt out if preferred.
Kickstart Breakfast Club runs each morning in the Hall from 8.30am – 8.50am. We have great volunteers that support this initiative. This initiative is supported by Sanitarium for the Weet-Bix and Fronterra for the milk.
We welcome whanau to come along and join breakfast.
KidsCan has partnered with our school. Each child receives a Warriors raincoat and as they grow, they can receive another coat. Kidscan also supports our school (if required) shoes, Health products eg. Nit treatment etc and food items.
Josephine visits the school each week and can be contacted by phoning the school office on 04 237 6707.
Josephine offers support to families and child/ren to promote social and emotional well-being. She is able to work directly with whanau and children as well as connecting with a network of services and supports in our community.
Cara visits the school each week and can be contacted by phoning the school office on 04 237 6707.
Cara offers support to families for their child/ren health needs. For example: skin issues, asthma, checking for children’s glasses eligibility etc.