Academic Goal Setting Conferences for Term 1

Dear Caregiver

We are pleased to invite you to our next Academic Conference to be held on Thursday 28th February and Friday 1st March 2019.

We intend to continue to improve students’ progress by involving them in conversations about their learning, their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities for growth and their hopes and aspirations.

Vertical form teachers expect to meet with each of their students, parents / caregivers / whaanau for approximately 20 minutes. This is a meeting where academic results will be discussed, and goals and targets set to help the student make the best possible progress this year.

To confirm your attendance at this Academic Conference, you can make an appointment with the vertical form teacher by going to the following website:

Click on the “Make A Booking” link at the top of the page, enter the generic code below, and then follow the prompts:


Please ensure that you make an appointment with the Vertical Form Teacher. Students should know who this is.

The vertical form teacher can also make an appointment for the caregiver. Please contact the school if this is what you need.

We look forward to a successful meeting.


Kind regards

Richard Barnett



Academic Conferences 2019

Term 1 academic conferences will be held on the following days:

Thursday 28 February, from 1 pm until 7 pm

Normal classes – periods 1, 2 and 3 only – classes finish at 12:30 pm

Friday 1 March  8:30 am until midday.

No classes scheduled


The conferences are an opportunity for our students to share their learning journey and plan next steps.

Leading up to the academic conferences students will work with the vertical form teachers to:

  1. Look back at their achievements in 2018.
  2. Set SMART goals for academic achievement in 2019.
  3. Plan next steps towards achieving those goals.