Attending School During Level 3

If you are a parent who has to leave their home to attend work in Alert Level 3 ,and you have no one else who is able to care for your child, you must complete this form for your child to be able to attend under Alert Level 3

COVID - 19 Expressions of Interest Alert Level 3.



To our Holy Cross whanau,

Auckland moves to Alert Level 3 on Tuesday 21st September at 11:59pm for 2 weeks. This will be reviewed on Monday 4th October.

As outlined last week, schools remain essentially closed. Our teachers will continue to provide online learning for all of our children and this is what all children will be completing.

Our school will be open for only those children who have no one to look after them, as their parents/caregivers have to leave their home to go to work. If your child must come to school they need to be dropped off at 8:45am and picked up at 2:45pm.

For your child to attend school this form must be completed - Alert Level 3 Attendance. Please refer to last weeks letter regarding further information about the health and safety protocols our school will be abiding by to ensure everyone is safe at this time.

Our Faith is important to us, and we encourage you to turn to this during these time.

Every day our teachers are sending prayer to their students which includes bible scripture, prayers, songs/videos and ways of showing our faith in action. We hope you and your whanau join together and take part in the activities and prayer.

Please continue to check our Skool Loop App, our website, your classroom See-saw and your emails for further updates.

We need to approach Alert Level 3 as advised by our Prime Minister. Please remain vigilant, keep your bubbles tight, wear your masks, scan in at places and continue to keep an eye on the places of interest.

Stay home, Be safe and Be kind.

God Bless

Aimee Ridley

Acting Principal

Jump Jam

Great news, free JUMP JAM routines are available online, during this lockdown period.

Click on the link. and have some fun, while stuck at home.

Please use the password: lockdownlvl4 to access the videos.


The Ministry of Education and TVNZ have teamed up together to bring the Home Learning TV channel which you can tune into each day. This is available on TVNZ Duke+1, TVNZ On Demand, or if you have SKY, it is on Sky Channel 504.

Please click on the link below to access the Home Learning TV programme schedule and further information:

Support for whānau

The Covid19 website is regularly updated with information on a range of support for whānau and communities. This COVID 19 link also provides information on the financial advice, supports and services that are available to whānau through Ministry of Social development

Please also click on the link for Access to food or essential items fact sheet, which provides comprehensive information on the many ways that families and whānau in need can access food and essential items.

Ministry of Education - Covid-19 information for parents and carers

The Ministry of Education has created a site for our parents and carers to access information regarding Covid-19. You can access this information by clicking the link to MOE - Covid-19 information

Learning in Lockdown

For Pasifika parents and families

Kia orana, Noa’ia, Talofa lava, Mauri, Mālō e lelei, Tālofa, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atua and Mālō ni.

The Ministry of Education has created an online info hub for Pasifika parents, families and communities to support learning during lockdown.

You can find it here – Info Hub for Pasifika parents

There are helpful updates on how COVID-19 impacts education and links to learning resources including:

· Quick & Easy: Learning TV

· Lockdown Friendly: Learning Online

· Pacific Specific: Dual language resources

Check our Pasifika Info Hub page for daily updates.

Also, the Ministry for Pacific Peoples’ has been working to ensure useful information is available to our Pacific people in nine different languages. Please click on the link to access the Ministry for Pacific Peoples

Whats On:


Important Dates


  • Monday 13th September 2021 - Level 4 Lockdown for Auckland

2021 Homework Groups

AFTER-SCHOOL groups for Registered Students only

Wednesday: Computer After- School Club

Wednesday: Tongan After-School Group

Thursday: Samoan After-School Group

Holy Cross Catholic School Terms 2021

Term One Begins: Thursday 4th February 2021 Term One Ends: Friday 16th April 2021 at 2.55pm

Term Two Begins: Monday 3rd May 2021 Term Two Ends: Thursday 8th July 2021 at 2.55pm

Term Three Begins: Monday 26th July 2021 Term Three Ends: Friday 1st October 2021 at 2.55pm

Term Four Begins: Monday 18th October 2021 Term Four Ends: Tuesday 14th December 2021