Website Issues

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…

We must press into the Lord, at all times

2020 is the 40th anniversary of our school’s beginning. In Term Two 1980 a small group of parents from Alive Church began a school for their children. Using the church and a camp unit as a classroom they started with about  30 children. The Lord blessed them with wisdom and foresight as in the following…

Seek guidance from the Lord

Wet, wet, wet, dry, wet … Spring has sprung, and we are in that transition phase as winter blows away. Please ensure children have their school jumper/jacket, and a raincoat/umbrella if they are walking to school, or the bus, and rain is threatening. Starting the day wet is not pleasant. Today I was meeting with…

Walk with God daily…

Today we held a Daffodil Day mufti. We pray healing for all those that suffer from cancer, and strength for those that care for them. From Sean McDowell’s book ‘So The Next generation Will Know’ here are five strategies for connecting with Generation Z (five more next week): Share stories— as Jesus spoke through stories,…

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…