Term Dates and Timetable


Term Dates 2018 


New Enrolments for 2018

New students to Linwood College for 2018 who have not yet enrolled, please phone the school (03 982 0100) from 22 January to complete enrolment forms and arrange an enrolment interview appointment.

Students Currently Enrolled

By the end of 2017 Years 11, 12 and 13 students should have received timetables and stationery lists via mail. Those students wishing to change their course must phone the school to make an appointment with their Dean.


Starting the 2018 Year

Monday 22 January

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

The Uniform Shop will be open 15th–26th  January on week days from 9am-3pm. Appointments can be made outside of these hours by phoning 027 250 3666.


Monday 29 January

Learning Pathway Day

All Year 8–10 and new students (including new Senior students) start on this day.

Everyone is asked to be here by 8.30am. We will begin with a mihi whakatau (welcome) at 8.45am. Year 8-10 students that were attending Linwood College in 2017 are to meet outside the school hall (beside the gym).

All new students, international students and whānau are to meet outside the Main Office. The mihi whakatau will be followed by kai where whānau can meet the staff. Students will then spend time in their mentor classes with their mentor teacher. We anticipate a finish time of 11am.

Tuesday 30 January

Career Pathway Day

All Year 11-13 students are to arrive at 8.30am at the hall for an 8.45am start. Finish times on this day may vary depending on the individual timetable requirements.

Wednesday 31 January

Normal School Timetable

School finishes at 2.30pm.

Thursday 1 February

Normal School Timetable

School finishes at 3.00 pm.

Tuesday 6 February

Public Holiday for Waitangi Day

Daily classes in 2018 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 2018

Waitangi Day: Monday, 6th February

Good Friday: Friday 30th March

Easter Monday: Monday 2nd April

School Holiday (Public Holiday across the country): Tuesday 3rd April

ANZAC Day: Wednesday 25th April

Queen's Birthday: Monday 4th June

Labour Day: Monday 22nd October

Canterbury A & P Provincial Anniversary: Friday 16th November

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Daylight Saving Ends

Daylight Saving Ends: Sunday 1st April


Term Dates 2018