Senior School Chromebooks

If we do not return to school next week, senior students will need to continue their NCEA work online. Therefore, we are wanting to ensure every student has access to their own device, and so if you could please let your child’s form teacher know that you would like to borrow a device by Sunday…

Year 12 PE Trip to the Poor Knights

Our first excursion for physical education for 2021 started on a high, with a tight group of six-year 12’s travelling to the Poor Knights. The journey out on the water was rough and therefore a bumpy 40-minute boat ride to our destination, causing some of us to not be able to enjoy the full experience…

Y11 Senior Camp 2020

Last week 11 students and 3 teachers departed from school, on our way to Mimiwhangata for our week long Year 11 school camp. When we arrived there we found out we had to carry everything over a steep hill that looked like a mountain, that we only had a long drop as a toilet and…

RDYA Road Safety Course

All the Year 12 students attended a road safety program called RYDA (Rotary Youth Driver Awareness) last Thursday. The purpose of the course is to help reduce the crashes on our roads by encouraging Year 12-13 students to have a more responsible attitude while driving. RYDA was a highly engaging and memorable one day workshop.…

Head Boy and Girl 2020

We are the head boy and head girl of Excellere College, Marlo Quenault and Daniellah Patuawa. We have started the year with an eager ambition to learn and grow in our role as head students. We are very excited for this year, with the biggest enrolment of students we have ever had; starting the year…

From Stuart Savage

As deadlines for assessments quickly near, I am reminded of the approaching term one end. With only a week left, I have to wonder to myself: “Where did the term disappear to..?” Time flies when you’re having fun, right?  Nonetheless, the year 13s, student leaders and myself have been chipping away at our assigned leadership…