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Apologies to those trying to access our website. We are currently experiencing technical issues and repair is taking longer than expected. We appreciate those of you who have taken the time to let us know and we are doing our best to resolve the situation. Please contact the school office for further information. (Ironically you…

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. (Psalm 23: 1)

We welcome Hannah Segerfrojd to Excellere College this week. Hannah is training at Bethlehem Tertiary Institute to be a teacher and is on her final practicum. She will be in Year 9 and 10 Art and Maths, as well as senior Art. During my Sabbatical I found that all of the schools had a Christian…

Prayer is powerful

We are experiencing a tsunami of interest in enrolling in Excellere for 2020. This is a reflection of the   dedication and love of our teachers, and the commitment to learning of our students. This all makes     Excellere College a desirable place to learn. If you have other children to enrol or know of someone     considering…

The Lord is our shepherd

As we grow as a school in providing a Christian education option in Whangarei our enemy will not be silent or slow in his response. He will use whoever, or whatever, he can to unsettle us. The circumstances of our fallen world will assail us through sickness, inappropriate behaviours, relationship issues,  unfortunate gossip, bad decision-making,…

Build your life upon the rock, that is Jesus

Our students, your children, are part of Generation Z, born between 2000 and 2015. They are unique in being the first group to grow up in a ‘smartphone’ world, with a worldview largely influenced by the     reality of the internet. They are true digital natives, with a very different view on truth and relationships. We,…

Kia ora

Kia ora, Another week has sailed by and we find ourselves at the end of Week 9! I hope you are experiencing God’s peace and presence as He works in and through you this week.   Here at school, amidst the busyness that each day brings it is a treasure to know that God is here, guiding…

Kia ora

Well, we’ve come to the end of week 8! It has felt like winter has arrived this week. I hope you are enjoying snuggly nights at home in front of the fire and have had the annual rummage in the linen cupboard for electric blankets.  On the note of being warm for winter, please check…

Kia Ora

Can you believe that it is the end of Week 7 already! At the time of writing this it is Thursday evening and I’m feeling a bit worn out after a busy cross country day- and I didn’t even have to run!! Our students did us proud today running their hearts out and legs off…

Kia ora,

I hope you have had a successful week. We have certainly been very busy here at school: Senior students have been sitting mock exams this week. It is our hope that they will be pleased with their results and be able to identify next steps for their learning. Junior and Middle College teachers have also…

Kia Ora

This week has raced by, I can’t believe it’s Friday already. It’s true that time flies when you are having fun! We’ve had an adventurous week, with many students out and about; our school van has been zipping all over the countryside: * On Monday, Matthew Shortland and Clarence Spiers were treated to an introductory golfing…

Kia Ora

We’ve come to an end of another fabulous week here at Excellere College. I hope you are all happy and well out there. So what’s been happening here this week? The gym floor is complete; lines and all and it looks incredible!  Staff and students can’t wait to get back in there, and from Monday…