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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…

We are created for His purpose

On Monday, after school, our staff attended the Whangarei Communities of Learning Hub launch. This is an initiative to strengthen learning across Whangarei by sharing best practice and expertise. The main  focus is well-being, of student and staff. We have much to share through the love and hope of Christ. The Government is currently reviewing…

He is in our midst

Our first assembly for this year honoured senior students who achieved highly at NCEA in 2018, with    Merits and Excellences. A past student, Toa Hita, shared his experiences at Faith Bible College, and we acknowledged our Core Values award winners. We have a new Board chair, Mr Mike de Vetter. Mike is taking over from…

Our God is greater than any circumstance

Our first week on our timetable has shown how we can be flexible to the circumstances we find ourselves in. With our new rooms not ready until later in the term our Senior College staff have had to share rooms and be very patient as we iron out any issues with location and equipment. We…

Happy birthday Jesus

This is our final newsletter for 2018 and I would like to reflect on our focus: Special Character and our Christian learning culture. We have had an emphasis on character development and Jesus as our role model throughout the year. The dedicated Christian Living time each week in our Senior College has given an opportunity…

He loves us all…

We are excited about having our new classrooms here next week, however they will be out-of-bounds for students. There will be security fencing around the whole area, across the field too, as they are worked on and we will be reminding children to stay clear. We pray that the weather is on our side… Next…

Sown seeds are blossoming

During the first week of December, week eight for us, our new relocatable classrooms will be appearing behind the Whare. This is the first stage of our new growth plan. After school closes the Science room will be moved over to the Whare area as well, and the Music room will disappear. Over the holiday…

The finish line is in sight…

Four of our staff attended the Careers and Transition Education Association conference, in Auckland, this week. This year’s theme was ‘Inspiration to Innovation’, looking at innovative and exciting developments that are happening among businesses and educators. The 3-day event focused on: Careers 101: tools and best practice for career development, Transition to further education, training,…

Our growing community

Our Leavers’ dinner on Wednesday was a relaxed evening to farewell our students who are completing their schooling careers. It was wonderful to see so many parents there, and share the excitement of a new season beginning. Our prayers are with them as they start a new adventure, in God’s creation. Our ESOL students had…

The Scripture of advice

Our assembly Leavers’ yesterday honoured those students that are completing their schooling career and moving on to a new, exciting season in their lives. We pray that Excellere College has helped develop the character they will need to witness to the world, and pursue the purpose God has for them. We thank them for their…

We are fertile ground for faith, hope and love

We are excited to announce some new staffing appointments for 2019. Meagan Kelly will be our new Middle College leader, with Tim Osborne joining her in the Middle College. Moselle Brown and Susan Brits will be joining the Junior College team, Moselle in Year 4/5, Susan in Year 2. We look forward to them bringing…