Important Information

Absence From School

On the first and every other day your child is absent, the parent/caregiver must ring the school (0800 682628 extn 206) or email absence@otamatea.school.nz before 8.30am if possible to explain why the chid is away. If your child is absent from school and his/her Whanau Teacher does not know the reason why, the teacher will ask the Attendance Officer to telephone/text the child's family to ask why he/she is not at school. If you receive a text from the school please respond asap.


Late To School

The student he/she to sign in at the Student Centre (Te Whare o Rongo) by a parent.


Departure During The Day

When the student goes to leave he/she must sign out by a parent at the Student Centre (Te Whare o Rongo). If the student does not have a note from their parent/caregiver the office will ring the parent/caregiver for permission before the student is permitted to leave.


Change Of Address / Telephone Number / Email

If you move house, change phone number, get a number or change email address then it is important that the school is notified - particularly for emergency reasons.


Electronic Devices

These are the responsiblity of the owner and to used for educational purposes only.