Newsletter – Week 4, Term 2, 2022

Kia ora koutou BDS whānau,                                                                Week 4, Term 2, 2022 This week on Friday, we farewell Mrs Jennie Edwards. 

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Announcement : 

Auckland is now in the RED Traffic light Covid conditions until further notice. We have welcomed our tamariki back to school, however parents/families are not allowed onsite. Please check your emails regularly for updates and notices.

Policies and Procedures – School Documents

Botany Downs uses SchoolDocs to host the school’s policies. These policies and procedures are updated systematically on a regular review cycle. 

Our various policy and procedure documents are available to view via School Docs:  Botany Downs School Docs

Username: botanydowns / Password: best


Policies and Procedures – SchoolDocs

SchoolDocs provides a comprehensive core set of policies and procedures that are tailored to the needs of Botany Downs School. SchoolDocs updates, modifies and creates policies in response to changes in legislation or Ministry guidelines, significant events, reviews/requests from schools and regular reviews.

If you would like to participate in reviewing the policies, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Follow the login link above to access the policies on our SchoolDocs site.
  2. Scroll down and click on Review Instructions.
  3. Select the appropriate policy you would like to review, click the link and read the policy.
  4. Click the Policy Review icon in the top right-hand corner of the page: 
  5. Select the Type of Reviewer you are “Parent/Caregiver”, enter your name and click Login.
  6. Enter your ratings and comments, and submit your review.


If you have any questions or queries please contact: Mark Insley, Deputy Principal