Latest News + Calendar

Latest Notifications

Farm Cove Intermediate School is conducting a practice lockdown. This is not real. All updated information will be on the school website.

Wed Aug 17 01:17pm

Our lockdown exercise is now over.

Wed Aug 17 01:04pm

We will be conducting a Lockdown Practice tomorrow. For more details see below.

Tue Aug 16 03:02pm


Lockdown Practice

We have some great AIMS fundraisers running at the moment: kitchen products, raffles and a silent auction. See below for details.

Tue Aug 16 12:21pm


AIMS Fundraisers

The Wakaaranga bus bay will be closed tomorrow morning from 7.30 am – 8.30 am to allow for the Wakaaranga camp buses.

Mon Aug 15 03:13pm

Board of Trustee Elections are currently taking place. For information on our candidates, see below.

Thu Aug 11 04:02pm


Board of Trustee Elections 2022

If your contact details have changed please email or phone the office so we can update our records. Thank you.

Thu Aug 11 10:24am

Please read attached.

Thu Aug 04 04:03pm


Keeping Our Students Safe

Have you booked a time for the Learning Hui tomorrow? There are still some spaces available.

Wed Aug 03 12:46pm


Learning Hui

We are currently running two AIMS Games fundraising raffles. Tickets available from Kowhai during morning tea. Winners drawn 24 August.

Tue Aug 02 03:28pm


We are changing our school magazine this year and would like your input. Please fill in this short google form.

Tue Jul 26 10:12am



Get on board! Nominations are invited for the election of parent representatives to our School Board. Nominations close on 3 August.

Mon Jul 18 12:31pm

We look forward to welcoming school counsellor, Jacqui Basham to FCI in Term 3. She will be working Wednesdays. Details below.

Thu Jul 07 03:24pm


School Counsellor

MUFTI DAY TOMORROW – $2. Come dressed as your favourite sports star or team. Funds raised will support our AIMS competitors.

Thu Jul 07 11:24am

Bookings are open for the Learning Hui on Thursday, 4 August. See attached email for more information.

Wed Jul 06 10:08am


Learning Hui

Baack My Wool Dish Cloth orders close tomorrow.

Tue Jul 05 01:52pm


Due to weather forecast, the Cross Country has been postponed until next term.

Tue Jul 05 09:26am

School Cross Country is tomorrow starting at 9.00 am – weather permitting. Students can wear their PE uniform to school. 

Mon Jul 04 03:39pm

 Parents are welcome to come along and support our students.


Orders for Baack my Wool’s Dish Cloth packs close on Wednesday, 6 July. Order now through MyKindo.

Fri Jul 01 09:32am


Dishcloth Fundraiser

If your child is absent please notify the school via our school app, phone (577 0009), email ( or our website.

Thu Jun 30 12:52pm

Our power has gone out. If you need to contact the school please call our school mobile 021885031.

Tue Jun 28 12:16pm

Can you help us grow our girls’ basketball program?

Thu Jun 23 10:02am

We are on the hunt for any eager parents to help support Farm Cove Intermediate in growing our Girls’ Basketball program. If you are able to support us within a managerial/coach/facilitator role please email Sam Brown. No previous experience is required!

Email Sam Brown

Our power has gone out. If you need to contact the school please call our school mobile 021885031.

Wed Jun 22 01:56pm

Baack My Wool’s Dish Cloth packs are being sold again this year to raise funds for AIMS Games.

Fri Jun 17 12:41pm


More Information

For the recent Spotlight on vaping email, see below.

Tue Jun 14 03:06pm


Spotlight on vaping

Notifying us that your child will be absent for several days is quick and easy on our School App. Simply alter the expected return date.

Tue Jun 14 11:22am


Due to stock and shipping delays we have been advised that the Hoodies will not be available until early Term 3.

Fri Jun 10 01:35pm

We understand this is disappointing but unfortunately it is beyond our control. 

Puberty Plus Parent-only Evening is tonight at 6.30 pm. For details on how to join the meeting, see below.

Wed Jun 08 12:57pm


Puberty Plus Parent-only Evening

FCI will be undertaking a parent election for Five School Board vacancies. An email was sent today with more information.

Tue Jun 07 03:45pm


Board Parent Election 2022

Please check your email inbox for more information on our Positive Puberty Plus Parent-only Meeting next week.

Fri Jun 03 10:58am


A reminder that this Friday, 3 June is Teacher Only Day. Students do not come to school on this day.

Mon May 30 12:07pm

Thanks to all of our generous students, FCI was able to raise $274 for Bullying Free NZ. Ka Pai!

Mon May 23 10:47am

HOODIES – This is the final week for orders. Orders will close at 3.00 pm on Friday.

Mon May 23 10:12am

Samples will be available in Kowhai during morning tea if students want to check sizing.

Hooded Sweatshirt Fundraiser

2023 Term Dates


Term 1: Wednesday, 1 February – Thursday, 6 April

Term 2: Monday, 24 April – Friday, 30 June

Term 3: Monday, 17 July – Friday, 22 September

Term 4: Monday, 9 October – Tuesday, 19 December


Download the School App

Our School App is what we use for general School Wide communication. You can download the School App to receive Alert Notifications, read the latest newsletter, view upcoming events, submit and absence and more.

To download the School App, search SchoolAppsNZ in the App Store or Google Play Store, and then search Farm Cove Intermediate in the search bar in the app.

If you are on a mobile you can click this link to download the App.