Frequently Asked Questions

How can I enrol my child at Ridgeview School?

You can enrol your child at RidgeView by making an appointment with the Principal.  You can phone Kalene in our School Office on 09 413 9808 or email Rachael Kemball directly at rachaelk@ridgeview.school.nz

When is the School Office open?

Kalene Meumann is in the School Office Monday through Friday  from 8.30am  until 3.15pm. You can contact Kalene on 09 413 9808 or kalenem@ridgeview.school.nz

How is the school organised?

RidgeView School has approximately 55 children who are usually organised across three homeroom classes: Waahi KoruNew Entrant/Year 1 Waahi PitauYear 2/3 Waahi PakariYear 4/5/6.  Students ‘cross group’ for Literacy and Numeracy sessions where they move across classes related to their current learning level.  This style of teaching allows students to have greater amounts of teacher contact time and therefore to accelerate progress.

What is the RidgeView School Uniform?

School Uniforms can be purchased from the school office. For more information, click here Uniform Information.docx

Is Before and After School Care available?

Before School Care is available from 7.30am – 8.15am.  Students booked into this programme take part in the Breakfast Club scheme from 8.15am – 8.30am. After School Care is available onsite from 3.00pm – 5.30pm on all week days. Before and After School care must be prebooked.  Please contact the school for contact details.

What time is the school open?

School begins at 8.55am and finishes at 3.00pm each day. The bell times are listed below:

1st Block – 8.55am – 11am

Morning tea – 11am – 11.30am

2nd Block – 11.30am – 1pm

Lunchtime – 1pm – 1.45pm

3rd Block – 1.45pm – 3.00pm

NB  Students may be onsite before school from 8.30am.

Do you have a Facebook page?

Yes, we have a RidgeView School Facebook page but we do not publish photos or information about students to protect their privacy. Please log into our page to receive updates and reminders about school events. www.facebook.com/ridgeviewschool/

Are you part of a Community of Learning?

RidgeView School is part of the Whanau ki te Ako – Albany Learning Pathway – Kahui Ako (Community of Learning).

The other schools in the Community of Learning are:

Greenhithe Primary School

Upper Harbour Primary School

Albany Primary School

Coatesville Primary School

Albany Junior High School

Albany Senior High School

Our schools work together in the Community of Learning to enhance pathways and learning opportunities for the students in our schools.

Please see the attached Achievement Challenge for our Community of Learning.

Whanau ki te Ako Achievement Challenge- Final 27.2.17

Where can I find the 2016 Financial Audit?

RidgeView School 2016 Financial Audit

Where can I find RidgeView School’s Charter?

RidgeView School Charter 2017 – 2020