We are all God’s children

In a first for Excellere College we had three students compete in an equestrian event at Barge Park       yesterday. Fortunately they were already gifted in this pursuit and competed with skill and heart. We had our first whole school assembly today. We revealed our House Leaders, and had some feedback from a group of students…

Stationary for 2020

Back to School time will soon be approaching once again. To make life easier for you this Back to School season, we have teamed up with Office-Max MySchool – an easy to use website where you can view our school stationery lists and order all of your Back to School stationery requirements online. Benefits for you:…

RESILIENCE

Students Briar Larritt, Rhianna Van Bergenhenegouwen, Connor Fowke, Hayley Allan and Ebonie Ross discussed resilience and about the importance of not giving up even if things are hard. They looked at how penguins don’t give up even when they face storms and hunger. They stick together so they can protect each other and their eggs. The students…

Whangarei Schools Music Festival “Keep your Head Up”

When      12 & 13 September 2017 @ 7pm Where         Forum North –  Capitaine Bougainville Theatre Entry and Tickets – $10 – purchase from Forum North The massed choir festival has been a biannual event for over twenty years. This year the choir has children from Excellere College, Hurupaki, Kamo Primary, Matarau and Totara Grove…

World Vision – kids for kids

Kids for Kids is back for 2016! This year we are bringing back the ‘Slice of Heaven’ show with a few new additions. ‘Slice of Heaven’ is packed with 100% Kiwi-loved songs and fronted by iconic Kiwi entertainer and musician Nathan King. As always, Kids for Kids aims to promote this great work by encouraging…

Trash to Treasure

The Junior College are embarking on a garden art project where we are planning to use every day throw away items to create masterpieces to enhance the school environment. We need: Small coloured container lids e.g. from juice bottle, milk bottles, fizzy bottles etc. Please send these along to the school office or direct to Rooms 1, 2 or…

Junior College Speech Competition 2015!

Finalists from classroom speech competitions participated in the Junior College Speech Competition Finals. Students presented speeches on a variety of topics and our judging panel of Year 9 students had a tough job deciding whose speech was the best overall for each year group. The students that placed 1st will receive the speech trophy for their…

Room 2 is a very busy Room.

This Term students are investigating Communication. We are learning to think about our learning and think about our thinking. As part of our communication Topic we have invited parents and grandparents to share with us their knowledge. Mrs Blockley visited us two weeks ago to share her experience as a missionary in Zimbabwe. The students realised…