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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…

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…

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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…

Kia ora

Kia ora, I hope you have all had a fabulous week and have enjoyed the continued sunny weather. It’s been another exciting week here; a little less frantic than last week, but fun all the same. So what’s been happening this week? · Our students have been very busy all week. I am really pleased and…

Kia ora

Welcome back to school!! I hope you all enjoyed the beautiful weather over the holiday break and managed to grab a few moments to rest and marvel at the awesomeness of this world that our God has created.   Well, I have come to the end of my first week in Graeme’s role and I have to…

We have salvation in the Lord, through Jesus Christ

Our Easter assembly yesterday was a great way to end the term. We were treated to wonderful                 performances by some of our talented students, and had the powerful message of Easter shared. Our Board of Trustees elections are next term. You are invited to come to the Board meeting on May 13th to see us…

We are a lighthouse for the Lord

Our Education Review Office (ERO) visit has ended, with a feedback session for our Board of Trustees.  The ERO team were very complimentary of our learning culture and the continuing improvements we are making. A draft report will come to the Board in 4-5 weeks, for our comment and feedback. They have left us a…

We are all His children, wrapped in His love

Next week we will have the Education Review Office (ERO) visiting us. It has been three years since their last visit and we are looking forward to sharing our continuing journey  with them. We will welcome them with a pōwhiri at 10.30 Monday morning, and then they will spend three days talking with our staff, …

God overcomes circumstance

The tragedy in Christchurch last Friday has certainly brought our country together, and we continue to pray for those affected, and are focused on our need to love God and love our neighbours. If you are looking for some help supporting your child in dealing with the tragedy we have some resources available through the…

We are His Kingdom ambassadors

Our two ERO reviewers visited us on Wednesday to for a korero about their visit here later in the term. We are looking forward to sharing our journey over the last few years with them, and using their feedback to continue our vision of excellence in learning, Christianity in living. A group of our students…