HOBSONVILLE POINT SECONDARY SCHOOL

Reach for the sky!

Whaia te iti kahurangi

At Hobsonville Point Secondary School we believe in empowering young people with the skills to contribute confidently and responsibly in our changing world.

INNOVATE. ENGAGE. INSPIRE.

Hobsonville Point Secondary School is a stimulating, inclusive learning environment where learners enjoy innovative personalised learning, engage through powerful partnerships and are inspired through deep challenge and inquiry to achieve academic and personal excellence.

CALLING NOMINATIONS FOR THE HOBSONVILLE POINT SCHOOLS BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Nominations close on 24 May 2019 at noon. Please complete a nomination form which you should have received in the post. Or you can complete this at the Primary school or Secondary School reception office. Main rolls are kept at each school to check if you are eligible to vote.

Who can become a trustee?

Parents, caregivers and people from wider community can put their name forward to be on a school board during the board of trustee elections.

What do trustees do?

The board is accountable to its parents and community and for student progress and achievement. Here are some specific things a board does:

  • Sets the strategic direction and plans for the school and monitors the school's progress against them.
  • Monitors and evaluates student progress.
  • Oversees the management of staff


Welcome to Hobsonville Point Secondary School

Kia ora koutou,


BYO DEVICES

Please ensure you bring your devices to school during Week 2, when you are not involved in Camp. If you are considering purchasing a device please click on the following link: https://sites.google.com/hobsonvillepoint.school.nz/hpss/curriculum/e-learning-byod


CLOSED CAMPUS

HPSS is a closed campus which means that students may not leave the school grounds at any time of the day. If they are required to leave for an appointment which can not be scheduled outside of school time we require prior notification by a parent. Students may not leave during breaks to visit the shops etc.


GETTING CONNECTED

Want to keep up to date with what is going on at HPSS? As well as downloading our new School App, we encourage all of our students, parents and whānau to join our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter.



SCHOOL FEES AND SCHOOL ACCOUNTS

There are several ways which you can pay your child's school account:

2/ Online. Bank account: 12-3119-0242094-01. Please include the reference HPSS and your child’s name.

3/ At the school Kiosk in the reception area using either cash or eftpos.

HPSS is a cashless school, Please do not give your child cash to give to staff.

If you have any inquiries regarding your account please contact Jill Gatcum on 9757400 ext 558


SCHOOL APP

Hobsonville Point Secondary School App! Simply go to your App Store and search 'Hobsonville Point Secondary'. We encourage all students, parents and caregivers to have it downloaded and ready for the new school year! It includes a handy calendar, student notices, quick and easy absences messenger and will be the main way that we will be sending out messages and alerts. Simply download and select the alerts that you want, select your hub (or your son or daughter's hub) and any other group you are part of.


STATIONERY

Stationary will also be dependent on course selections. If students are required to purchase specific stationary, their course teachers will let them know when they start their timetabled programme in Week 2/3.


UNIFORMS

Current uniform: school uniform shirt, appropriate navy/black bottoms (shorts, skirts, long pants available from Uniform Shoppe), school stadium jacket or school hoody, any appropriate footwear. (Mufti for PE)


Our supplier, The Uniform Shoppe, now known as SAS Sports will be operating from The Trust Arena, 65-67 Central Trust Drive, Henderson, Auckland. Shop hours are usually Monday and Tuesday 10am - 6pm, Thursday and Friday 9am - 5pm. Wednesday CLOSED.


You can view the website on this link: http://www.theuniformshoppe.co.nz/


Please contact directly. If you have any inquiries please contact the Uniform Shoppe 022 393 1775 or you can go into their website.


YEAR 12/13 DRESS CODE FROM 2019

Year 12/13 students will have 2 options:

Current uniform: school uniform shirt, appropriate navy/black bottoms (shirts, skirts, long pants available from Uniform Shoppe), school stadium jacket or school hoody.

Appropriate mufti


VEHICLES THAT STUDENTS DRIVE TO SCHOOL

We now have more students who are licensed to drive. All students who wish to drive their own vehicle to school must complete a Student vehicle use form. This includes a commitment to following all regulations in relation to their licence. Carrying other students as passengers is not permitted.





HPSS Prospectus 2016 web.pdf