General Information

General Information

General Information

If your young adult is unable to attend school for a period of less than 3 days, please phone the school on (09) 451 9065 as soon as possible. You can even phone out of office hours as the school has an answerphone that is cleared daily. If you leave a message please clearly say your son or daughter’s name and the reason for the absence as the school is required to use the correct Ministry of Education code. For your convenience we also have a dedicated email address:

Information about Ritchies and North Star buses is available on the Auckland Transport website which you can access by clicking here. Ritchies has taken over the PBC Party Bus run. More information is available by clicking here.

The school has an on-site cafe “Te Tepu Nui”. It is open from 8am each school day and provides a range of delicious brunch, morning tea, and lunch options. Coffee and hot chocolate is available, as are a selection of cold drinks. Students are welcome to make full use of the cafe area prior to school starting and purchase splendiferous snacks through out the day.

There is also an App for the cafe to preorder lunch items. 
To access the IOS app click here.
To access the Google play app click here.

School donations are considered charitable donations and are a way that parents can contribute to help fund the high-quality educational opportunities that Albany Senior High School will be delivering.

The first session for the day starts at 9:00 am and the school day finishes at 3:10 pm. For more information on the school day click here.

Student Support Services include: counsellors, careers counsellor, learning support, registered nurse and GATEWAY coordinator.

The Complaints procedure is available by clicking here

Term One will begin with a Staggered start:

  • Year 13 Wednesday 31 January 2024 
  • Year 12 Thursday 1 February 2024
  • Year 11 Friday 2 February 2024
  • Full school full Timetable Monday 5 February 2024
  • Waitangi Day Tuesday 6 February 2024
  • Impact Project Taster Day Wednesday 7 February 2024

Term 1 

Wednesday 31 January 2024 – Friday 12 April 2024  

Easter Break

Friday 29 March 2024 – Tuesday 2 April 2024


Term 2 

Monday 29 April 2024 – Friday 5 July 2024


Term 3 

Monday 22 July 2024 – Friday 27 September 2024


Term 4 

Monday 14 October 2024 – Wednesday 11 December 2024 – NCEA Study Leave to be announced when the assessment calendar is finalised.