2022 Covid-19 Update

Glen Innes School is at ORANGE setting within the COVID-19 Protection Framework

School is OPEN*.

2 May 2022


April 4, 2022

Glen Innes School is at the CPF-RED settings. School is OPEN for on site learning with public health measures in place

The Red setting protocols include:

  • All parents, caregivers, whānau, and other visitors are required to wear face coverings indoors and encouraged to do so when on site.

  • All ākonga (students) Years 4 and up must wear face coverings indoors and when in close contact with others.

  • All ākonga aged 12 and up must wear face coverings on public transport and school transport.

  • You do not need to wear a face covering when at special interest education, such as music lessons, art groups and girl guides although we strongly encourage you to.

  • Students are encouraged to practice safe physical distancing from each other.

  • All students are reminded to continue hand washing and sanitising.

  • If you have cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms, stay home and get a test.

  • Students 5 years and older are encouraged to be vaccinated with their free COVID-19 vaccination now. You can book your vaccination online or by phone. Book your free vaccination here or go through your nearest drive-through vaccination centre.

Please keep in mind the following changes that has been made and will continue:

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. We encourage parents to park on Eastview Road when dropping students at school.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, snack, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should be kept at home, and the school according informed. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

Please take note of our school times: School will start at 9.00am and end at 3.00pm. There are three breaks: Break #1 at 10.10am; Break #2 at 11.40am [lunch time] and Break #3 at 1.20pm.

If you need to visit the school, please report to the the Reception on your arrival.

Please ensure your contact details are up to date or we would not be able to provide support that your child needs.


January 23, 2022

Glen Innes School will be at the CPF-RED settings when school reopens in 2022. School is OPEN for on site learning with public health measures in place

The Red setting protocols include:

  • All visitors must Scan the QR code or sign in manually on arrival to school.

  • All parents, caregivers, whānau, and other visitors are required to wear face coverings indoors and encouraged to do so when on site.

  • All ākonga (students) Years 4 and up must wear face coverings indoors and when in close contact with others.

  • All ākonga aged 12 and up must wear face coverings on public transport and school transport.

  • You do not need to wear a face covering when at special interest education, such as music lessons, art groups and girl guides although we strongly encourage you to.

  • Students are encouraged to practice safe physical distancing from each other.

  • All students are reminded to continue hand washing and sanitising.

  • If you have cold, flu or COVID-19 symptoms, stay home and get a test.

  • Students 5 years and older are encouraged to be vaccinated with their free COVID-19 vaccination now. You can book your vaccination online or by phone. Book your free vaccination here or go through your nearest drive-through vaccination centre.

Please keep in mind the following changes that has been made and will continue:

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. We encourage parents to park on Eastview Road when dropping students at school.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, snack, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should be kept at home, and the school according informed. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

Please take note of our school times: School will start at 9.00am and end at 3.00pm. There are three breaks: Break #1 at 10.10am; Break #2 at 11.40am [lunch time] and Break #3 at 1.20pm.

If you need to visit the school, please wear a mask, sign in or scan the contact tracing app and report to the the Reception on your arrival.

Please ensure your contact details are up to date or we would not be able to provide support that your child needs.

Install the "Skool Loop" app on your phone and receive the latest information about the Covid-19 Virus.

January 01, 2022

Glen Innes School will be at the Orange settings when school reopens in 2022. School is OPEN for on site learning with public health measures in place

The Orange setting protocols include:

  • Face coverings are encouraged, when inside at school.

  • All ākonga aged 12 and up must wear face coverings on public transport and school transport.

  • All parents, caregivers, whānau, and other visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings on site.

  • We strongly encourage students to wear a face covering when at special interest education, such as music lessons, art groups and girl guides.

  • Students are encouraged to practice safe physical distancing from each other.

  • All students are reminded to continue hand washing and sanitising.

  • Students 5 years and older are encouraged to book their free COVID-19 vaccination now. You can book your vaccination online or by phone. Book your free vaccination here.

Please keep in mind the following changes that has been made and will continue:

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. We encourage parents to park on Eastview Road when dropping students at school.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, snack, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should be kept at home, and the school according informed. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

Please take note of our school times: School will start at 9.00am and end at 3.00pm. There are three breaks: Break #1 at 10.10am; Break #2 at 11.40am [lunch time] and Break #3 at 1.20pm.

If you need to visit the school, please wear a mask, sign in or scan the contact tracing app and report to the the Reception on your arrival.

Please ensure your contact details are up to date or we would not be able to provide support that your child needs.

September 22, 2021

Glen Innes School will be at Alert Level 3 from Wednesday, 22 September 2021. School is CLOSED*. No parents/caregivers are permitted onsite.

We will continue to provide on-line lessons through the class website for all students with access to online learning. Encourage your child to visit the "Emergency Closure" tab (or button) on their class website to access their learning. This link will also take you to learning activities that your child can access. Learning packs will be made available to students who are unable to get online. Please contact your child's class teacher to arrange contactless delivery of packs if needed.

Please be advised that:

  • The Prime Minister has encouraged all students to remain at home for the duration of the lockdown.

  • *Only students whose parents/caregivers are allowed to work (and there is nobody at home to supervise them) should be sending their child to school from the 22 September 2021.

  • If your child has a health condition, or someone in your household (bubble) has a health condition or is elderly that means they are at a greater risk of a severe illness you must keep your child at home.

  • If your child is sick they must be kept at home.

Please ensure your contact details are up to date or we would not be able to provide support that your child needs.

August 18, 2021

Glen Innes School will be at Alert Level 4 from Wednesday, 18 August 2021. School is CLOSED for ALL students. No parents/caregivers or staff are permitted onsite.

We will continue to provide on-line lessons through the class website for all students with access to online learning. Encourage your child to visit the "Emergency Closure" tab (or button) on their class website to access their learning. This link will also take you to learning activities that your child can access.

Please be advised that:

  • The Prime Minister has mandated that all non-essential workers are to remain at home for the duration of the lockdown.

  • Please follow good hygiene practices when hand washing, coughing or sneezing.

  • For anyone with COVID-like symptoms, they should contact Healthline (for free) on 0800 358 5453 or phone their doctor immediately

Please ensure your contact details are up to date or we would not be able to provide support that your child needs. If your child has a device and you need help setting it up, please call our technical team FUSION during office hours on 09-801 2800.


March 12, 2021

Glen Innes School will be operating at Alert Level 1 from Friday, 12 March 2021. School will be open for instruction. Alert Level 1 does not have any restrictions regarding the opening of schools and therefore we will be operating as normal. [Remember "Alert Level 1 is not Alert Level None!"].

Please keep in mind the following changes that has been made and will continue:

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. We encourage parents to park on Eastview Road when dropping students at school.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, snack, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should be kept at home, and the school according informed. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

Please take note of our school times: School will start at 9.00am and end at 3.00pm. There are three breaks: Break #1 at 10.10am; Break #2 at 11.40am [lunch time] and Break #3 at 1.20pm.

If you need to visit the school, please sign in or scan the contact tracing app. Remember to continue hand washing and sanitising.

March 7, 2021

Glen Innes School will be at Alert Level 2 from Monday, 8 March 2021. School will reopen for instruction. Alert Level 2 still has some restrictions and behaviour patterns required of everyone. In order for our school to meet our obligations :

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am from Monday, 8 March 2021.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. No cars or parents are permitted onsite at the moment - unless you have a confirmed appointment with reception.

  • If you do need to come onto the school site, please go to reception first and sign the contact tracing register, as requested by the Ministry of Education.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, morning tea, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should not be coming to school. Our non-contact medical thermometers will be used to check students temperatures. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

February 28, 2021

Glen Innes School will be at Alert Level 3 from Monday, 29 February 2021. School is CLOSED for the majority of students. No parents/caregivers are permitted onsite.

Please note that the BoT meeting, Powhiri, Pumpkin weigh-in and the meeting for 4 year old parents all postponed. We will continue to provide on-line lessons through the class website for all students with access to online learning. Encourage your child to visit the "Emergency Closure" tab (or button) on their class website to access their learning. This link will also take you to learning activities that your child can access.

Please be advised that:

  • The Prime Minister has encouraged all students to remain at home for the duration of the lockdown.

  • Only students whose parents/caregivers are allowed to work (and there is nobody at home to supervise them) should be sending their child to school from the 29 February 2021.

  • If your child has a health condition, or someone in your household (bubble) has a health condition or is elderly that means they are at a greater risk of a severe illness you must keep your child at home.

  • If your child is sick they must be kept at home.

Please ensure your contact details are up to date or we would not be able to provide support that your child needs.

February 22, 2021

Glen Innes School will be operating at Alert Level 1 from Tuesday, 22 February 2021. School will be open for instruction. Alert Level 1 does not have any restrictions regarding the opening of schools and therefore we will be operating as normal. [Remember "Alert Level 1 is not Alert Level None!"].

Please keep in mind the following changes that has been made and will continue:

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. We encourage parents to park on Eastview Road when dropping students at school.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, snack, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should be kept at home, and the school according informed. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

Please take note of our school times: School will start at 9.00am and end at 3.00pm. There are three breaks: Break #1 at 10.10am; Break #2 at 11.40am [lunch time] and Break #3 at 1.20pm.

If you need to visit the school, please sign in or scan the contact tracing app. Remember to continue hand washing and sanitising.

February 17, 2021

Glen Innes School will be at Alert Level 2 from Thursday, 18 February 2021. School will reopen for instruction. Alert Level 2 still has some restrictions and behaviour patterns required of everyone. In order for our school to meet our obligations :

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am from Thursday, 18 February 2021.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. No cars or parents are permitted onsite at the moment - unless you have a confirmed appointment with reception.

  • If you do need to come onto the school site, please go to reception first and sign the contact tracing register, as requested by the Ministry of Education.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, morning tea, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should not be coming to school. Our non-contact medical thermometers will be used to check students temperatures. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

February 14, 2021

Glen Innes School will be at Alert Level 3 from Monday, 15 February 2021. School is CLOSED for the majority of students. No parents/caregivers are permitted onsite.

Please be advised that:

  • Only students whose parents/caregivers are allowed to work (and there is nobody at home to supervise them) should be sending their child to school from the 15 February 2021 - Is this your household?

  • If your child has a health condition, or someone in your household (bubble) has a health condition or is elderly that means they are at a greater risk of a severe illness you must keep your child at home - Is this your household?

  • If your child is sick they must be kept at home - Is this your household?

Please ensure your contact details are up to date or we would not be able to provide support that your child needs.

October 12, 2020

Glen Innes School will be operating at Alert Level 1 from Monday, 12 October 2020. School will be open for instruction. Alert Level 1 does not have any restrictions regarding the opening of schools and therefore we will be operating as normal. [Remember "Alert Level 1 is not Alert Level None!"].

Please keep in mind the following changes that has been made and will continue:

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. We encourage parents to park on Eastview Road when dropping students at school.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, lunch, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should be kept at home, and the school according informed. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

Please take note of our school times: School will start at 9.00am and end at 3.00pm. There are three breaks: Break #1 at 10.10am; Break #2 at 11.40am and Break #3 at 1.20pm.

If you need to visit the school, please sign in or scan the contact tracing app. Remember to continue hand washing and sanitising.

August 31, 2020

Glen Innes School will be at Alert Level 2 from Monday, 31 August 2020. School will reopen for instruction. Alert Level 2 still has some restrictions and behaviour patterns required of everyone. In order for our school to meet our obligations :

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am from Monday, 07 September 2020.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. No cars or parents are permitted onsite at the moment - unless you have a confirmed appointment with reception.

  • If you do need to come onto the school site, please go to reception first and sign the contact tracing register, as requested by the Ministry of Education.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, lunch, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should not be coming to school. Our non-contact medical thermometers will be used to check students temperatures. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

August 11, 2020

Glen Innes School will be at Alert Level 3 from Wednesday, 12 August 2020. School is CLOSED for the majority of students. No parents/caregivers are permitted onsite.

Please be advised that:

  • Only students whose parents/caregivers are allowed to work (and there is nobody at home to supervise them) should be sending their child to school from 12 August 2020 - Is this your household?

  • If your child has a health condition, or someone in your household (bubble) has a health condition or is elderly that means they are at a greater risk of a severe illness you must keep your child at home - Is this your household?

  • If your child is sick they must be kept at home - Is this your household?

Please ensure your contact details are up to date or we would not be able to provide support that your child needs.



June 09, 2020

Glen Innes School will be at Alert Level 1 from Tuesday, 9 June 2020. School will be open for instruction. Alert Level 1 does not have any restrictions regarding the opening of schools and therefore we will be operating as normal.

Please keep in mind the following changes that has been made and will continue:

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. We encourage parents to park on Eastview Road when dropping students at school.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, lunch, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should be kept at home, and the school according informed. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

We have changed our break times. School will start at 9.00am and end at 3.00pm. Now there will be three breaks: Break #1 at 10.10am; Break #2 at 11.40am and Break #3 at 1.20pm.

If your child has a school device that needs repair please bring it to school and we will make arrangements for it to be repaired.

May 7, 2020

Glen Innes School will be at Alert Level 2 from Tuesday, 12 May 2020. School will reopen for instruction from Monday, 18 May 2020. Alert Level 2 still has some restrictions and behaviour patterns required of everyone. In order for our school to meet our obligations :

  • Please try and get your child to school between 8:30am and 8:55 am from Monday, 18 May 2020.

  • Please drop your child at the school gate. No cars or parents are permitted onsite at the moment - unless you have a confirmed appointment with reception.

  • If you do need to come onto the school site, please go to reception first and sign the contact tracing register, as requested by the Ministry of Education.

  • Please send your child to school fully prepared for the day (bag, lunch, device and charger).

  • Any student who is ill should not be coming to school. Our non-contact medical thermometers will be used to check students temperatures. Children who fall ill at school will need to be collected from school as soon as possible.

To ease the integration of our students back to school, we have changed our break times. School will start at 9.00am and end at 3.00pm. Now there will be three breaks: Break #1 at 10.10am; Break #2 at 11.40am and Break #3 at 1.20pm.

If your child has a school device that needs repair please bring it to school and we will make arrangements for it to be repaired.

April 21, 2020

Glen Innes School will be moving to Alert level 3 from next week 28 April. The Ministry of Education has asked us to alert you of the following:

  • Only students whose parents/caregivers are allowed to work (and there is nobody at home to supervise them) should be sending their child to school from 29 April 2020 - Is this your household?

  • If your child has a health condition, or someone in your household (bubble) has a health condition or is elderly that means they are at a greater risk of a severe illness you must keep your child at home - Is this your household?

  • If your child is sick they must be kept at home - Is this your household?

A survey will be conducted over the next couple of days to help us plan possible class layouts. Please ensure your contact details are up to date or we would not be able to provide support that your child needs.

Students attending will be working and having breaks that are not part of the 'normal' school day to maintain bubble safety.

No parents/caregivers are permitted onsite without a prior appointment - not even to drop off lunch!

April 14, 2020

Term 2 starts tomorrow, 15 April 2020. We start Term 2 still in lockdown, This means:

  • School is still closed, and no one is permitted to enter.

  • Your child is still learning in his/her bubble at home.

  • The teachers continue to support children through their class sites, email and Google meeting.

If your child has a device that now needs a physical repair, or you need help setting it up, please call our technical team FUSION during office hours on 09-801 2800.