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End of Year Ten – Celebration Video

In this ‘Flashback Friday’ – part three of a four part series – we check out the end of year video capturing 2014, the year we were Year 10.  And so the cohort says goodbye to the Junior School. It’s … Continue reading

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Spring Serenade – 2017

Congratulations to all the performers in the Spring Serenade last night. For many of the Year 13s this was their final musical performances at Newlands College and they showed how their exceptional talent has grown over the last few years … Continue reading

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Wa Ako – Final Two Sessions

Here is an updated timetable of the last two remaining weeks: Previously we have encouraged you to go to the options you selected when this programme was launched. For the final two weeks these selections won’t be posted and you … Continue reading

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Final L3 Drama Performances

Congratulations to the L3 Drama class who did their final drama performances last night. They delivered excerpts from five plays, some solos and others in big groups. They represented the culmination of an impressive five year journey through drama at … Continue reading

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Flashback: Year 11 – 2015 Video

In this ‘Flashback Friday’ – part two of a four part series – we check out the end of year video capturing 2015, the year we were Year 11. 

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2017 House Relay

The end of year house relay was revamped this year, another example of the outstanding leadership the Student Executive has given to the school this year. Staged entirely in the quad it featured various stations of activity including the Year … Continue reading

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Wa Ako – Job Interviews

The Wa Ako future focus programme has allowed many diverse sessions on various topics. One of the activities was a focus on job interviews. For this session students took part in job interview speed dating – using the 20 most … Continue reading

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Flashback: Year 12 – 2016 Video

In this ‘Flashback Friday’ – part one of a four part series – we check out the end of year video capturing 2016, the year we were Year 12.  Video created by Daphne Martinez and was screened at the final … Continue reading

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Noscars 2017

Congratulations to everyone involved in this years Noscars. The 15 films were dominated by Year 13 fimmakers representing the incredible talent in this cohort. For more information see Newlands Media on facebook and the photos on flickr. And particular congratulations … Continue reading

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Wa Ako – Citizens Advice Bureau

A recent Wa Ako future-focus session included a visit from the Citizens Advice Bureau. The workshop covered a range of interesting topics from buying a car, budgeting and employment rights. The CAB exists to support citizens to know their rights and provide … Continue reading

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