Jesus is our rock in the storm

Our NCEA students worked through their exams earlier this week. It was a good opportunity to refresh their learning for the year, and practise in exam conditions. With extra time at school now available next term they are well set to achieve the goals set at the beginning of the year, despite the Covid disruptions.…

STAFF VACANCIES 2022

All Applicants are expected to maintain and enhance our Christian Special Character. Relationships First underpins our pedagogy as we focus on upholding our Christian Core Values of compassion, integrity and honour. Applications close on Wednesday 20 October 2021. SENCo (1PU) Permanent, part-time (0.4). We are seeking an experienced teacher to coordinate our Student Support programmes,…

Avocado Fundraiser

The Excellere College Support Group has been offered a really fantastic opportunity to partner with a local Avocado grower to sell export quality avocados at a bargain price and keep a portion of the profits to pour back into our School! • Export quality – each Avocado is large—average w200g+ • Picked to our order…

We have no fear, in Jesus

This week we moved to Level 2, and welcomed back our students to school. Procedures are the same as back in March, with plenty of sanitiser around, stop-drop-and go in the carpark, and an awareness of appropriate hygiene. It was great to hear the happy buzz of friends reconnecting, and staff back in the zone.…

School Yearbook

The 2021 school yearbook will be available in Week 4 Term 4 this year. Each family will receive one copy for free. Extra copies will cost $7 each and will need to be ordered before the end of Term 3. The Yearbook is reproduced as a hardcopy only. If your child does not have photo…

Springs Challenge Reminder

Friendly reminder that SPRINGs challenge booklets are due to Mr Keyte with all the required evidence by the last Friday of term (October 1). If students wish to create their own lockdown challenge, please email Mr Keyte to get confirmation. If you are doing amazing projects in lockdown, it should count for SPRINGS!

Sports Update

Refunds: Next week we will be refunding payments for the BOI Beast. For those of you who have paid, please bring in your eftpos card so we can reverse that payment. Badminton: There is a teams competition on the 3rd November for Year 9-10 girls, so I was wondering if girls who were going to…

NCEA Credits Update

The Government has decided that students disrupted by 16 days of COVID-19 lockdown this year will be eligible to receive Learning Recognition Credits (LRCs) at a rate of 1 LRC per 5 credits achieved through assessment, up to a cap of 8 LRCs at NCEA Level 1, and 6 LRCs at Levels 2 and 3.…

On Thursday, Sept. 9th we reopen for learning at Level 2, and we are looking forward to welcoming back our students. We realise that some of you may be anxious about this return, however, we will be doing all we can to provide appropriate safety measures at school. Please remind your children about expected hygiene…

Note to Excellere Community

07/09/2021 “do not merely look out for your own interest, but also for the interests of others.”    Philippians 2: 4(NASB) On Thursday Sept. 9th we reopen for learning at Level 2, and we are looking forward to welcoming back our students. We realise that some of you may be anxious about this return, however…