Year 7 Beach Safety

On Friday the 13th of March, Room 7 and some of Room 8 went on a beach safety trip to Ruakaka. We met the amazing lifeguards and were given a tour of the club. My group was led by lifeguard Rose and were first sent up to the tower. The tower was a tall building…

ATHLETICS DAY Friday 21st February

Years 7-13 All students to be dropped at the athletics stadium in Kensington by 8:30. Pickup 2:30 – 2:45ish. Those on the main bus, catch this as usual and it will drop them and pick them up from the Kensington fields. Students must wear sunscreen, a sun hat, and bring food and water. Students are to turn…

Your will be done

We have been blessed with some hot weather this week. When not in the air-conditioned comfort of their rooms children need to be sure they keep themselves safe by drinking water, staying in the shade, and wearing a school hat. Our Picnic, on Tuesday, was a great success. Despite being the hottest day this year,…

Middle School Inquiry

Middle school students have been busy completing their long term Science research projects. All aspects of the Science curriculum are being covered. Pictured here are a number of students conducting research, discussing their progress and painting their boards. Max is busy experimenting with substance and its pH. The projects and logbooks are due to be completed by the end of next…

‘EV’s visit Excellere

Electric vehicles have been the the focus of recent technology and social science lessons this month and thanks to some friends with ‘contacts’ our student Judah Linton was able to experience riding in some very interesting vehicles. Two Nissan Leaf electric vehicles (E.V’s) were made available for student inspection and Q&A time thanks to staff from…

ICAS science examination 2014

The ICAS science examination will be held on the 4 June 2014. This examination is set by the University of New South Wales and assesses a range of scientific knowledge and skills. This activity is open to students in years 7-13 so if your child wishes to participate in this activity please send $8.50 to…

Success at Science and Technology Fair

Shannon Clarke of Year 9 had an amazing night on Tuesday at the awards night for the Central Northland Regional Science and Technology Fair. This young lady has won a number of major awards. The Otago University award includes an all-expenses paid trip to the Hands on Science Experience which is usually awarded to a year 11 or…