Key Dates & Times

The School Day

The school day is from 8.45 am – 3:10 pm.

Thames High School runs a 5 day-timetable, with four periods each day, three of 75 minutes.

View the weekly timetable here.

Key Dates for the Start of 2023

Some key dates are listed here for convenience, but also refer to the calendar of events.

From Tuesday 24 January

School Office Open (9.00 am – 3.00 pm) for general and enrolment enquiries.

Tuesday 31 January

Years 12-13 Course Confirmation (11 am)

  • ALL Year 12 – 13 students need to attend; meet in the School Hall

Year 11 Course Confirmation (1.30 pm) – meet in the School Hall

  • Only those Year 11 with incomplete timetables or requesting a late change.

Wednesday 1 February

Pōwhiri for ALL new students for 2023.

  • ALL new taiohi (Year 9 – 13) and Year 13 taiohi 2023 are expected to be involved.
  • ALL taiohi / students and whānau invited to be involved (choice)
  • Year 9 orientation follows

From Thursday 2 February

Whole School, Timetabled Classes Begin

  • School starts with a rōpū/whānau class at 8.45 am to connect and get organised (timetables etc.)

Some other key dates

Friday 10 February – Swimming Sports (whole school)

Wednesday 1 March – House Sports Day (whole school)