Term Dates and Timetable


Dates for your Diary 2019


Please note the first day for students this term commences Thursday 25th July at 8.40am 


New Enrolments for 2019

New students to Linwood College for 2019 who have not yet enrolled, please phone the school (03 982 0100) from 24 January to complete enrolment forms and arrange an enrolment interview appointment.

Students Currently Enrolled

By the end of 2018 Years 11, 12 and 13 students should have received timetables and stationery lists via mail. Those students wishing to change their course must see their Dean on the 31st January.


Starting the 2019 Year

Thursday 24 January

The school’s Main Office opens. Parents and caregivers may phone to arrange appointments for enrolment interviews.

The Uniform Shop will be open from the 8th January on week days from 9am-1pm. Appointments can be made outside of these hours by phoning 027 250 3666.


Thursday 31 January

All year 7, new students in Year 8-10, and all Year 11-13 students start on this day. Everyone is asked to be here by 8:30 a.m. We will begin with a mihi whakatau (welcome) at 8:45 a.m. Year 11-13 learners that were attending Linwood College in 2018 are to meet outside the hall (beside gym). All Year 7 learners, new learners, international learners, and whanau are to meet outside the main office. The mihi whakatau will be followed by kai where whanau can meet staff. New Year 7-10 learners will finnish around 10 a.m. Year 11-13 learners will then have the opportunity to make course changes with their Dean. Finnish times on this day may vary deoending on the individual timetable requirements. 

Friday 1 February

All Year 7-10 learners to meet in the hall at 8:45 a.m. Finnish time on this day will be at 12 noon.

Monday 4 February

Normal School Timetable

School finishes at 3.00pm.

Tuesday 5 February

Normal School Timetable

School finishes at 3.00 pm.

Wednesday 6 February

Public Holiday for Waitangi Day

Daily classes in 2019 start at 8.45am.  Students are to be at school by 8.35am daily. Every day school finishes at 3.00pm, except for Wednesdays which finish at 2.30pm.


Public Holidays 2019

Waitangi Day: Wednesday 6th February

Good Friday: Friday 19th April 

Easter Monday: Monday 22nd April

ANZAC Day: Thursday 25th April

Queen's Birthday: Monday 3rd June

Labour Day: Monday 28th October

Canterbury A & P Provincial Anniversary: Friday 15th November

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Daylight Saving Ends

Daylight Saving Ends: Sunday 1st April


Term Dates 2019