Cohort Entry for Five Year Old Children

Raumati Beach School is proposing to start cohort entry in 2021.

Raumati Beach School is proposing to start cohort entry in 2021. This means students will start with a group of their peers who will all be 5 within the same 5 weeks.

Cohort entry is about helping children to settle better in school.

There’s evidence that starting school alongside other children helps children build relationships and supports a smoother entry to school life. They will visit school together and begin their Raumati Beach School journey on set dates.

The dates for 2021 are:

Term Start of term date Mid term date

1 09/02/2021 – 15/03/2021
2 03/05/2021 – 08/06/2021
3 26/07/2021 – 30/08/2021
4 18/10/2021 – 15/11/2021

The dates for 2022 Cohort Entry are below. Students who start school in Cohorts 1-4 are classified as being Year 1 students. Students who start school in Cohorts 5 – 8 are classified as being Year 0 students.

TERM
1 1/02/2022 (Cohort 1) – 14/03/2022 (Cohort 2)
2 2/05/2022 (Cohort 3) – 7/06/2022 (Cohort 4)
3 25/07/2022 (Cohort 5) – 29/08/2022 (Cohort 6)
4 17/10/2022 (Cohort 7) – 21/11/2022 (Cohort 8)