Start of Year

January 2023

School office opens Monday 16 January 2023.


All senior students will receive a letter detailing their subject selections for 2023.

Year 11/12 students with clashes or other compelling reasons for change can book an appointment with their Kaiarataki/Dean.

Year 13 students should make an appointment to see the Careers Advisors.

Times available:

  • Tuesday 24 January 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 25 January 9:00am – 3:00pm

Book via  Code: fj86a

Interviews will be held in Block 2.


Tuesday 31 January

9:00 am Y9 students, new Y10-13 students and Y13 Peer Mentors mihi whakatau in hall
1:00 pm New Y10-13 students dismissed
2:45 pm Y9 students & Peer Mentors dismissed

Wednesday 1 February

School day starts at staggered times as noted below:
8:50 am

9:30 am

10:15 am

3:15 pm

Y9 to tutor class, Y10 to hall

Y11 to hall

Y12/13 to hall

School day finishes

Year 11, 12 & 13 students with incomplete timetables or clashes must see their Kaiarataki/Dean before going home.

Thursday 2 February

9:30 – 3:15 pm Normal school day (late start on Thursdays)

Friday 3 February

8:50 – 3:15 pm Normal school day

Other key dates

  • Wednesday 8 February - Outdoor Education Parent Evening 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Thursday 9 February - Meet the Head of Music Evening 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Friday 10 Feburary - School photos for Y9, Y11 and all new students and staff by PhotoLife.
Picture by Tim Cuff - 27 February 2018 - Nayland College prospectus pictures, Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand


Students who wish to attend Nayland College and who have not yet enrolled should contact the college office (03 547 9769) to arrange an interview. For more information visit our enrolments page.




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