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Congratulations to Students & Teachers

Gabrielle Salmon, Baradene College Baradene College Auckland: Gabrielle Salmon has become the World Junior Champion in rhythmic gymnastics at the World Down Syndrome Gymnastics Championships in Germany. Gabrielle came 1st in all her Individual Events, (ball, clubs, ribbon, and hoop). Zosia Herlihy-O'Brien and Emily Carr are finalists at the National Chamber Music [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-08-30T15:13:51+13:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

Bullying-Free Awards: Performance category: Joint Winner: Year 4, Elim Christian College, Auckland, Highly Commended: Year 6, St Joseph's Catholic School, Matamata, link here. Print category: Special Merit: Siobhan Taylor, Year 8, St Bernadette's School, Christchurch, link here. PowerPoint category: Winner: Kate Timbers, Gina Devcich, Grace Coxhead & Molly O'Sullivan, Sacred Heart Girls' College, Hamilton, link here. The [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-07-31T11:11:17+13:00

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+13:00

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+13:00

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+13:00

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 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+13:00

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

Congratulations to Schools and Individuals

Sacred Heart School, North East Valley, Dunedin: Won the primary school section of the national “Keep New Zealand Beautiful” Wall Worthy Mural competition. Middleton Grange School, Christchurch: Tournament of Minds team Michael Phillips, Mackenzie Hoskins, Emily Coleman, Emma Gree, Trinity Chevelle, Bethany Connor and Madeleine Bakker placed 2nd in the NZ National Primary Language Literature [...]

Congratulations to Schools and Individuals2017-12-14T15:50:11+13:00

School News Update

2018 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards  The Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards are now open. There are four awards categories: Excellence in Engaging, Excellence in Leading, Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and Excellence in Governing. Plus, this year’s Focus Prize celebrates outstanding inclusive practices that enable all children and young people with additional learning [...]

School News Update2017-12-12T10:01:08+13:00
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