Rotorua | New Zealand

Covid-19: John Paul College Closure

Monday, March 23rd, 2020 in News

Dear Parents/ Caregivers Re:     Covid-19: John Paul College Closure As you are aware, the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has decided to close all schools from tomorrow for four weeks. This is the correct response to slow the progress of community transfer of the virus. Your children are not required or permitted to be physically at…

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Message from the Principal

Monday, March 23rd, 2020 in News

Good morning Further to other notices about Covid 19 I wish to advise that the following steps have been taken by the school.1. Full school and Year level assemblies have been cancelled.2. Non urgent visitors have been asked not to come to JPC.3. Homework Club, all after school practices i.e sport, dance etc, are cancelled3….

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COVID-19 & Supporting Mental Health With Your Children

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 in News

The arrival of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, in New Zealand has caused heightened levels of stress and anxiety. We have talked to students about practical ways in which they can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Good hygiene practice, including regular washing and thorough drying of hands and good cough etiquette have been discussed….

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Cancelled events information

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 in News

Dear Staff and Parents/Caregivers, Mr Walsh and the Senior Leadership Team have looked carefully at the events and school activities over the remainder of the term and reflected on the most recent advice to keep our students safe. Following this advice, we are looking at cancelling or postponing a number of events and school activities. These…

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A message from the Principal

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 in News

Dear ParentsRE: Covid-19 Update I wish to advise, based on information from the Ministry of Education and Health, that the following actions are being taken to ensure the safety of your children. As you are aware, the rugby trip to Hawaii and service trip to Samoa have been cancelled. All major secondary school sporting events…

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Samoa trip cancelled

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 in News

Dear John Paul College community This afternoon Patrick and I advised the students, parents and teachers planning on going on the service trip to Samoa that it can no longer proceed. Like the 1 st XV trip that was cancelled on Saturday we will work with our wonderful travel agent Kay to try and recover…

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