Policy Update

PAYMENT BY PARENTS CIRCULAR Boards of Trustees and proprietors need to be award of this recent circular, which updates what may be charged for, and what can only be a donation. While the information has not changed the layout and explanatory information has been redeveloped.  Read more. EDUCATION SUMMIT INFORMATION Excerpts from a press release [...]

Policy Update2018-07-31T10:46:01+12:00

Payments by parents of students in schools

From the Ministry of Education (July 2018), click here to access original. Circular 2018/01 - Payments by parents of students in schools Date 22 June 2018 | Circular 2018/01 | Category Financial Governance This circular is about Requests for payments by schools. This circular replaces Circular 2013/06 issued July 2013. The action needed is Ensure current practice is consistent with advice provided in [...]

Payments by parents of students in schools2018-07-03T04:57:57+12:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

Bethlehem College, Tauranga student, Sam Tanner retained his senior boys title at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in Taupo. St Peter's College, Palmerston North: students Anna Skiffington and Charlie Mollard recently constructed a champion robot to win at the WorldSkills Australia VEX IQ robotics competition. Garin College, Richmond music teacher Kyle Proffit was recognised as [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-06-28T17:02:05+12:00

Policy Update

EDUCATION CONVERSATION | KŌRERO MĀTAURANGA The Ministerial review of Tomorrow’s Schools continues. A new online hub has been launched at conversation.education.govt.nz. It has number of resources to help people in communities, schools and workplaces hold their own conversations about the future of education and learning. The website also has progress updates on the Government’s Education [...]

Policy Update2018-06-28T17:11:04+12:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

Kingsway School, Auckland: Eden Laing has won a place at the prestigious California Summer State School of the Arts to do a four week program held in CalARTs – The California Institute of the Arts – a school founded by Walt Disney dedicated to encouraging high school students in their craft. There are multiple programs [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-06-01T14:29:18+12:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

St Hilda’s Collegiate School, Dunedin: In a newsletter late last year Principal Jackie Barron wrote significantly about  'wellbeing’, reminding readers that it is not about being ‘happy’ but rather about self-managing emotions, being self-aware, being able to handle disappointment, and being able to persevere with optimism.  She mentioned current issues for young women, trying [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-05-03T12:40:07+12:00

Policy Update

Education Summits More than 1,500 people from the education sector are attending two Education Summits in Auckland and Christchurch this month. For those unable to attend, the Summit events will be followed by regional and other opportunities to be involved, including an online survey. A video about the initative, featuring the Prime Minister, is also [...]

Policy Update2018-05-01T17:04:11+12:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

Jayden Walker, Roncalli College, was selected for a Solo Role in NZ Opera’s Tosca. He has been selected to play the ‘Shepherd Boy’ who sings ‘Io de’ Sospiro’. Photo courtesy of Stuff.co.nz. Kavanagh College, John McGlashan College and Columba College, all in Dunedin, were the subject of a major article in the [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-05-01T15:59:01+12:00

Integrated Schools Roll Report

July 2017 Roll Report   The ninety thousand state integrated students represent 11.25% of the New Zealand school network, of which approximately two-fifths are Y1-6 Primary (37K) or Y9-13 Secondary students (37K) and the remainder Y7-8 Intermediate level (15K), who may be in primary, secondary or composite schools. Overall, the number of state [...]

Integrated Schools Roll Report2018-03-05T14:37:06+13:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

NZSSAA Team to Australia All Schools Athletics Championships: Kayla Goodwin, Sacred Heart Girls’ College, Hamilton Tanya Murray, Sancta Maria College, Auckland (Captain) Hannah O’Connor, Sacred Heart Girls’ College, New Plymouth Michael Graham, Sacred Heart College, Auckland Samuel Montgomerie, St Peter’s School, Cambridge Ben Prince, St Peter’s School, Cambridge NZ SS Athletics National Records 2017 [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-03-02T11:07:47+13:00
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