Whānau/Student/Teacher Learning Conferences Term 1, 2023

February 10, 2023

Kia ora koutou

Whānau/Student/Teacher Learning Conferences Term 1, 2023

We encourage all parents/caregivers and students to attend the learning conference/s to:

  • Discuss your child’s educational needs.
  • Set goals for the year.

Learning Conferences

  • Monday 27 February and Wednesday 1 March. Learning conferences are 10 minutes long
  • Held in your child’s classroom
  • Begin at 2.00 p.m. so classes will finish at 1.30 p.m. on these days. Please put this in your diaries now.

We would appreciate students going straight home at this time. Please notify your child’s teacher if you have difficulties with this.

  • James Griggs and specialist teachers will also be available for learning conferences.
  • All ESOL students will receive separate information about an alternative system/dates for booking learning conferences. These interviews will be scheduled by Catherine Mundy.

How to book your online learning conference/s

As from Friday 10 February you will be able to choose the teachers and times that you want, removing any chance of timetable conflicts. You will be able to book everything in a couple of minutes.

Once you have booked your learning conference/s, you will be emailed confirmation of your time/s, and can confirm, cancel or reschedule on the internet, until the closure date of Friday 24 February at 12 noon.

Please ensure you book your learning conference time/s before the closure date. This will allow the teacher/s time to prepare.

Follow the simple steps below to book your learning conference/s:

  • Follow the link www.schoolinterviews.co.nz
  • Enter the school code ncbte
  • Select Go
  • You will be asked to enter your details (full name, email address, number of students booking for and student(s) name
  • Select Go
  • To choose learning conference times, click the check boxes. Missing check boxes meant this time is unavailable.
  • Select Go button to confirm your learning conference/s
  • Select Finish and print a copy of your time.


If you need to reschedule your learning conference/s follow through the above process, select your name and choose reschedule learning conference.

For parents/caregivers who do not have internet access, please contact the office.

Please do not ask your child’s teacher to book learning conferences for you. If you need help, please contact Sue Sugrue in the office.

Year 7

Nicci Christie/Cara Moginot – Raukawa Room 1

Joan Green – Raukawa Room 2

Courtney Laifa – Raukawa Room 3

Jason Naidoo – Kōwhai Room 4

Jenny Halligan – Kōwhai Room 5

Beth Walsh – Kōwhai Room 6

Abby Eames – Hīnau Room 7

Ross Cooper – Hīnau Room 8

Holly Kara – Hīnau Room 9

Year 8

Olivia Pearce – Amoka Room 17

Wendy Edge – Amoka Room 11

Oliver Grant – Amoka Room 12

Boss Phanpho – Kōtukutuku Room 16

Christina Just – Kōtukutuku Room 15

Martine Ribotton – Kōtukutuku Room 14

Sam Colvin – Tūrutu Room 10

Kit Clarkson – Tūrutu Room 20

Amber Osborn – Tūrutu Room 19

James Griggs – Tumuaki/Principal

Sarah Cumming – Deputy Principal

Janiene Hill – Performing Arts

Visual Arts – Fiona Taylor

Katy Smeele – Food Technology

Mark Greaves – Hard Materials Technology

Jarrad Brown – Science

Paula Dorè – Learning Support Coordinator

Ngā mihi

James Griggs, Tumuaki/Principal