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…

Prayer is our lifeline

We know prayer is a powerful gift from God, and I encourage you to be diligent in this aspect of your Christian walk. Please pray for Excellere College as we plan for future growth, reinforce our special     character expectations and look to provide an excellent learning environment. We thank Mr Smith for being our caretaker…

Jesus is restorative

Two weeks in and it is great to see our students settled into their learning routines. Term Two is always an important term as learning is consolidated and a solid platform built  from which to achieve our goals. Please continue to ask questions around learning at home and if unsure contact your child’s teacher for…

We are Christ-centred

Welcome back to Term Two. As usual it will be a busy term of learning, with a variety of events already planned including: a Noho Marae visit, the Y7/8 and Y4-6 Winter Tournaments, our Cross country, the 40hr Famine and the Senior Ball. Thanks to the Mufti Day and Cupcake sales last term we raised…

We are with God, everywhere

We have had a busy end to Term One. Our students have been flat-out with their learning, staff have been discussing our foundational Special Character, whilst WCET and the BOT are exploring future     property plans. The introduction of weekly sessions on Christian Living in our Senior College has provided an opportunity for students to explore…

His Kingdom has come

Next week we are fundraising for Leprosy NZ. This was inspired by ex-student, Justine Milina, who  visited Nepal on a scholarship earlier this year. On Wednesday our senior students will be selling cupcakes, and Friday we have a gold coin mufti day. We congratulate Zane Hunt for winning a scholarship to attend the national Astronomy…

The greatest sacrifice, for us.

This was a very busy week for Jesus. After entering Jerusalem he made an immediate impact on the temple, rebuked unbelief, answered questions through parables, prophesied, dined with his disciples, prayed, faced condemnation, was denied, and falsely tried. He was crucified, died and interred in a secured tomb. Then He rose from the dead, spending…

We are, through Christ

The final of our Student Graduate Profile aspirations is outlined below. ‘Excellere College graduates value who they are, understanding their identity, language, culture and heritage .’ This aspiration relates to the core of our student’s character when they leave us. We want them to have a clear idea of who they are, in Christ, and…

Seek the truth, through Jesus

Another of our Student Graduate Profile aspirations is outlined below. ‘Excellere College graduates have an enquiring mind and teachable spirit, and take responsibility for their own learning.’ This aspiration speaks to the learning attitude of our students. We want them to be curious about God’s creation and our history through the Bible. We want them…

Aim high and be strengthened in Jesus

Another of our Student Graduate Profile aspirations is outlined below. ‘Excellere College graduates have high aspirations, embrace change with confidence and are equipped with skills and qualifications.’ This aspiration sees our students tapping into wisdom. They have big dreams, are nimble on their feet, and are ready to pursue God’s plan for their life. This…

God created all this for us

Another of our Student Graduate Profile aspirations is outlined below. ‘Excellere College graduates display a wonder for God’s creation, taking responsibility and caring for the environment.’ This aspiration encompasses the big picture of God’s creation, the world he made for us. Although now fallen we are still tasked with stewardship of it. From the smallest…