We are following guidelines provided by the Ministries of Health and Education.

We have four Alert Levels to battle COVID-19. Please click here to view these in more detail. We are currently at Alert Level 2 which for us means we have officially reopened to all students and staff. 


How To Protect Yourself and Others:

  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow or by covering your mouth and ose with tissues.
  • Put used tissues in the bin or a bag immediately.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water often (for at least 20 seconds).
  • Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
  • Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean.
  • Avoid personal contact, such as kissing, sharing cups or food with sick people.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects, such as doorknobs.
  • Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 if you have any symptoms and have been to any countries or territories of concern or have been in close contact with someone confirmed with COVID-19.

St. Mary’s College:

  • We are now open to all students and staff from Monday 18 May.
  • Term 2 began on 15 April and will run until Friday 3 July.
  • We have cancelled or postponed various school events (list below), events (both in-school, trips and extra-curricular) that are continuing have been reassessed and changes may have been made to how they operate.
  • Our main form of communication with our parent community is via email.

UPCOMING EVENT CHANGES:

Wednesday 25 March College Champ Athletics Cancelled
Thursday 26 March - Friday 27 March   Year 13 Retreat Postponed
Saturday 28 March - Tuesday 31 March     NISS Water Polo Cancelled 
Saturday 28 March SMC Year 7 & 8 Netball Cancelled
Sunday 29 March Quest Year 12 (with SPC) Postponed
Monday 30 March - Friday 3 April Summer Tournament 2020 Cancelled
Wednesday 1 April - Friday 3 April NZSS 3x3 Basketball Champs     Postponed
Thursday 2 April Year 7 & 8 Inter Zone Swimming    Cancelled
Saturday 4 April Quest Year 12 (with SPC) Postponed
Saturday 4 April SMC Year 9-13 Netball Tournament     Cancelled
Wednesday 8 April Junior & Senior Progress Reports Postponed
Wednesday 8 April Year 9 - 13 College Sport Swim Meet Cancelled
Sunday 19 April - Thursday 23 April NZSS Water Polo Tournament Cancelled
Friday 22 May St Mary's College Ball Postponed
Wednesday 3 June Senior Parent Interviews Postponed
Thursday 11 June Grandparent's Mass Cancelled
Monday 15 June - Wednesday 17 June Year 8 Camp Postponed
Wednesday 24 - Thursday 25 June Year 12 Work Experience Cancelled
Thursday 13 August Music - Brisbane Trip Cancelled
     
FURTHER SUSPENDED EVENTS    
Tuesdays Senior Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra       
Wednesdays Concert Band, Chamber Orchestra, Senior Choir and Jnr Chamber Orchestra  
Thursdays Chamber Choir  
Fridays Symphonic Band  

 

USEFUL WEBSITES:

Ministry of Health   

New COVID-19 Information site   

Ministry of Education Advice – talking to children   

Message from Patrick Dunn, Bishop of Auckland   

COVID-19 Alert Levels   

Learning from Home   

Ki te Ao Mãrama   

Wheelers eBooks   

Student Distance Learning Plan   

Family Distance Learning Plan   

Looking after your Mental Wellbeing   

Taking care of Myself and Others   

I Am Hope   This is the youth / community support group run by The Key to Life, started by Mike King   

Nathan Wallis Facebook  Nathan provides some helpful videos for parents and whanau   

Mental Health Foundation   Tips for taking care of your mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19   

Depression.org   Health Promotion Agency website aimed at helping people recognise and understand depression   

Quarantine Tips from Eileen Feliciano   Helpful list of tips highlighting important things for children