School Start Dates 2022

We look forward to seeing you!
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When is the first day of school?

Thursday 3 February: New students: Powhiri / Year 9 Orientation (Day 1)
Friday 4 February: Year 9 Orientation (Day 2)
Friday 4 February: Year 10 Orientation Day
Tuesday 8 February: ALL STUDENTS (full school day) 

Term 1: Thursday 3 February 2022 – Thursday 14 April 2022
Term 2: Monday 2 May 2022 – Friday 8 July 2022
Term 3: Monday 25 July 2022 – Friday 30 September 2022
Term 4: Monday 17 October 2022 – Friday 16 December 2022 

School Uniform – order online

The Green Bay High School uniform is sold online through Argyle Schoolwear.
Please note: Argyle recommends placing your order BEFORE Christmas to allow additional time to receive your order.

CLICK HERE to place your order.

Due to courier delivery delays over recent months, customers have experienced delays and these are likely to continue through January. The ArgyleOnLine team will be on holiday from Tuesday 21st December 2021 to Thursday 6th January 2022.  Orders placed during this time will be dispatched after the 6th January 2022.   Need further assistance? Chat with the Argyle team: phone 0800 110059 (or) email: [email protected]

School Stationery – order online

Green Bay High School has teamed up with OfficeMax to make going back to school even easier! Your child’s class list is available online now at

We encourage you to order early to ensure your child has all their stationery requirements ready to go in plenty of time for the start of Term 1. Don’t wait until mid-January, order now and avoid the back-to-school rush.

Laybuy* is also available, so you can pay in 6 weekly, interest-free payments – and still get your order right away.

It’s easy to shop online at simply select your child’s class and/or subject lists and follow the instructions on their easy-to-use website.  Need assistance? The OfficeMax MySchool team can be contacted on: 0800 724 440 Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm.

OfficeMax makes it easy to get back to school ready with these great benefits

  • Free delivery on orders over $46*
  • Pay now or in easy instalments – internet banking, credit cards, debit cards or pay in 6 weekly, interest-free payments with Laybuy*
  • School Rewards – when you shop on we earn rewards* that can be used to purchase extra resources for school
  • Price match promise – shop with confidence, if you find a lower price OfficeMax will match it*

* Terms & Conditions apply, see for details.

School Buses

All students are issued with an ID card, accepted on AT (Auckland Transport) buses and trains for student concession fare and may also be used as identification when purchasing tickets for student concession at many recreational facilities (cinemas, MOTAT, etc). Student ID cards are also used in the school library for issuing books and printing off assignments. Credit may be loaded onto the ID card for printing purposes via the Monitor Box situated in the school library.

ID Cards cost $7.
Replacement cards cost $10.
This charge is added to each student’s account and can be paid for at the Accounts Office.

(Fare Paying) Auckland Transport School Bus Routes to GBHS:
Please click here for local fare-paying school bus routes and timetables: 005, 006, 007, 075, 076 as provided by Auckland Transport.
For information about how to load a Child Concession, please click here.





School Hours & Timetable

Our school day starts with a bell at 8.35am, students are expected to be in class ready for instruction by 8.40am

Period 1: 8.40 – 9.40am
Period 2: 9.45 – 10.40am
Form Class: 10.45am – 11.05am
Interval: 11.05am – 11.25am
Period 3: 11.25am – 12.30pm
Period 4: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Lunchtime: 1.30pm – 2.15pm
Period 5: 2.15pm – 3.15pm

Please note: Thursday is a different timetable (shown below), please click here for more information.

Period 1: 9.20 – 10.200am
Period 2: 10.20 – 11.20am
Interval: 11.20am – 11.45am
Period 3: 11.45am – 12.45pm
Period 4: 12.45pm – 1.45pm
Lunchtime: 1.45pm – 2.15pm
Period 5: 2.15pm – 3.15pm

Term Dates & Public Holidays (2022)

Term 1:
Waitangi Day (observed): Monday 7 February 2022
Good Friday: 15 April 2022
Easter Monday: 18 April 2022
Easter Tuesday: 19 April 2022

Term 2:
Queen’s Birthday: Monday 6 June 2022
Matariki: Friday 24 June 2022

Term 3:

Term 4:
Labour Day: Monday 24 October 2022
Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December 2022
Boxing Day: Monday 6 December 2022
(2023) New Year’s Day: Sunday 1 January 2023