Weston School

Learning together, caring about our future

Te ako tahi me te whakaaro nui ki tō tātou anamata

In 2020 Weston School obtained a grant of $58000 from the Otago Community Trust (OCT) to support the funding of our MakerSpace.

We have been privileged to have been chosen as one of the OCT Grantees that have been highlighted and celebrated by the Trust with this wonderful video that captures the heart of our efforts.

Staff Relay in Lockdown

Our staff have put together a virtual relay to show you all how we are keeping active in Lockdown.

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  • We are constantly being advised by the Ministries of Education and Health as to what is expected of us.

  • We are continuing to remind children of the expectation of hand washing and the need to do this thoroughly.

  • We are ensuring we are equipped with adequate stocks of soap, paper towels and hand sanitiser.

  • We are encouraging children to use paper towels to dry hands, rather than the hand dryers.

  • Teachers are ensuring that children have the facts through sharing the video from Dr Michelle Dickinson that was shared on our FB page and in our newsletter last week (below).

The Ministry of Education has informed us that through our community we all have a very large role in preventing the spread of COVID-19 through:

  • Awareness

  • Vigilance (stay away if you are ill)

  • Good hygiene (hand washing, drying, coughing and sneeze etiquette as per the picture below)

The Ministry of Health website www.moh.govt.nz remains the best location for up to date information.

We will keep you up to date with any new information or updates as they come to hand.


Phone 03 4345445

Email office office@weston.school.nz

Absences text 027 7882700

School hours

8.30 am Office & classrooms are open

9.00 am School begins

10.40 - 11.00 am Interval

12.30 - 1.30 pm Lunchtime

3.00 pm School finishes

3.15 pm Staff unable to be responsible for supervision