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NCEA How do I get help to pay?

To get fnancial assistance please fll in a Financial Assistance Form
Notices and give it to Mr Nowell, the Qualifcations Manager. You can
get this form from Student Support here at school or from the
Our frst fle of entries and results has been sent to NZQA. This
means that NCEA fees will now be charged to all students doing NZQA website at:
NCEA (mostly Year 11 Year 13).
International fee-paying students are not eligible to apply for
The fee for domestic students is $76.70 per candidate; $383.30 for fnancial assistance.
International fee paying students.
Fees need to be paid to the school by the end of Term 2 Friday By the end of Term 1 each student will have received an
8 July. If fees are not paid to the school they will need to be paid information booklet designed for students and whanau entitled
directly to NZQA. 2016 NCEA Qualifcations and a copy of the 2016 Examination
Can I get help to pay?
Financial Assistance can be applied for if you are unable to aford If your daughter does not bring home a copy of these, please use
the fees. To get this help parents or caregivers must meet one of the hyperlinks provided to access the information.
the following conditions: Looking Ahead
be receiving a Work and Income or Study Link beneft
have a Community Services Card or have joint family income NCEA Information Evening Thursday 5 May at 7.00pm in the
that qualifes for a Community Services Card School Hall. This evening is designed primarily for junior school
have two or more children entered as candidates with fees families, but all are welcome.
more than $200.

Relational Parenting Community EGG - Events

As part of our school wide implementation of Restorative EGGS students will be involved in Anzac commemorations this
Approaches we will be holding an important workshop for parents month. Poppy Day is on the last day of term and 20 of our students
on Thursday 19 May at 7pm. will be involved in selling poppies in Newmarket. Senior students
will also be assisting at the Dawn Parade at the Domain. If you are
This evening with Margaret Thorsborne will explore the challenges interested in helping with this event on ANZAC day, please contact
parents face when trying to maintain standards and expectations Mehek Dutta, Coleader of the Community EGG or Ms Hesketh,
whilst preserving the relationships with their children. EGGS is
adopting an approach (restorative practice) that encourages
students to think more broadly about the impact of their decisions Students involved in the Community Egg will also be assisting in
and behaviours on others. This approach moves away from making potential new students and parents welcome at the Open
traditional thinking around punitive sanctions that actually do very Morning on April 12th.
little to develop thoughtfulness. Approved by the MoE and with
evidence to show that these approaches actually make a diference, Thank you to the Student Council who organised a successful Mufti
the workshop will explore how the same principles and practices Day last week which raised money for Star Jam.
are equally efective at home.


Welcome to all parents and families of the EGGS community. It was wonderful to see so many people attending the presentation, Survival
Tips for Parents of EGGS Students facilitated by Deputy Principal Sarah Dwan. The information shared by our speakers was very well received
and plenty of questions were asked and answered.
We look forward to meeting new parents and welcome everyone to attend any of our meetings or join our email distribution list. The next
PTA meeting is on Wednesday 25 May at 7.30pm where we will meet in the Boardroom located in the Admin block and then go for a tour
of the Library, Arts Block and Epsom House. Please remember, if you are unable to attend, then join our list of helpers by email as we really
appreciate it if parents can either give hands on help or make a salad or slice for upcoming events.

A useful tool for connecting with our school community is the PTA Facebook page. Please search: Epsom Girls Grammar PTA and Like the
page so you can easily access the latest news, photos, minutes and meeting times.

Lynley Sheweiry, PTA Chairperson
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