Welcome to our website where we will keep you up-to date with what is happening in and around the College. We also have a Facebook page with a link from this homepage.
We are excited about some significant things happening this year which will enhance and improve learning and achievement.
The school will be closed on Friday 13 November for a teacher only day to allow staff to participate in professional development.
A notice will be sent to parents/caregivers or is available from the Student Centre. Please note that NCEA exams and school buses will run as normal on this day.
Confirmed ERO Report 2015
“There is a focus on building a curriculum around individual students that is responsive to their strengths and interests.”
Minutes of Tuakau College PTA Meeting – Tuesday 20th October 2015
MARKET DAY!! THIS FRIDAY!!! WOOHOO!!!
Weather forecasts cannot be trusted, and anyway the odd splosh of rain can add ambience and we are way excited!
All you need to do is empty out money boxes, look down the couch, or do a spot of busking so you have coins filling your pockets come Friday and start getting excited!!
Friday November 20th,1.30pm– 3.00pm
Tuakau College Uniform
We encourage students requiring uniform for 2016 to use the following options:
- NZ Uniforms Shop – 28E Lambie Drive, Maunkau
- NZ Uniforms Online Shop
- NZ Uniforms Pop up Shop
- This will be a one day event at the Tuakau College iHub (Library). NZ Uniforms will bring all stock down so you will be able to try on, purchase and take away on the day. Eftpos will be available. 25th January 10am – 6pm
If you are unable to purchase through any of the above we are opening the Tuakau College Uniform Shop. Please be aware that we do not hold a large amount of stock. However, we do make regular orders and you should not have to wait more than 5 days for your items to arrive.
The Tuakau College Shop will be open the following days/times:
|Monday 30 November||2-4pm|
|Wednesday 2nd December||2-4pm|
|Monday 7th December||1-4pm|
|Wednesday 9th December||1-4pm|
|Friday 11th December||11am – 2pm|
Students must be in full correct school uniform in order to start school in 2016.
|Blouse||Yr 7-10 Regulation Junior blouseYr 11-13 Regulation Senior blouse|
|Skirt||Regulation knee or ankle length skirt.|
|Socks/Stockings||Calf length plain black socks or plain (not ribbed or patterned) black stockings may be worn.|
|Shirt||Yr 7-10 Regulation Junior ShirtYr 11-13 Regulation Senior Shirt|
|Shorts||Regulation school shorts. Waistband must be above hips. Hems must be above or on the knee. Belts may be black.|
|Trousers(Dress Uniform – Optional)||Regulation school trousers. Waistband must be above hips. To be worn with shoes and black socks. No sandals to be worn with long trousers.|
|Socks||Calf length plain black socks|
|Jersey||Regulation school jersey (optional)|
|Footwear||Plain black leather shoes that can be polished. No canvas shoes.Terms 1 & 4 only: Plain black flat sandals with straps over heel, worn as designed and in a neat, tidy condition. No socks to be worn with sandals.|
|PE/House Activity Uniform||Regulation T-shirt in house colour, worn with plain black shorts.|
|Jackets||Regulation softshell jacket (optional)|
|Tie(Dress Uniform)||Regulation school tie (optional)|
|Blazer(Dress Uniform)||Regulation blazer (optional)|
|Jewellery||NO jewellery to be worn other than the following: plain ear studs (maximum of 2 per ear); a wrist watch; one necklace of cultural, religious or personal significance; Medic-Alert bracelets. NO facial piercings, NO ear lobe expanders/stretchers. Maximum size for spacers is 1cm.The College takes no responsibility for confiscated jewellery.|
|School Cap(optional)||Plain black cap or hat (NO writing or brands and NO beanies) may be worn outside only for sun protection. Cap peaks to be worn to the front only.|
|Scarf(optional)||Plain Black Scarf|
|Hair||Students’ hair must be clean and tidy at all times. No extremes of fashion acceptable. Boys must be clean-shaven at all times.|
|Under garments||Plain undergarments may be worn. They must not be visible below the length of the shirt or below the sleeves.|
|Sunglasses||May be worn outside only and are the responsibility of student. Sunglasses are not permitted to be worn on the head in class.|
|Nail Varnish||Clear, transparent or natural colours only. NO solid colours permitted.|
|Make Up||NO obvious make-up permitted.|
|UNIFORM AVAILABLE FROM|
|Tuakau College Uniform ShopWednesdays 2.30-5.00pm(extended hours at busy times of the year will be advertised)The shop only holds sample sizes and orders will be made weekly.NZ Uniforms Shop28E Lambie Drive, ManukauMon-Fri 9.00-5.00
NZ Uniforms Online
Students will wear the school uniform, with pride, at all times.