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Wa Ako – Richard Longman

Richard Longman is an alumni of Newlands College (1985 to 1989). He is now a corporate finance partner in the Deals practice of PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Wellington. The Year 13s had the opportunity to hear his story and some ideas … Continue reading

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School Exam Timetable 2017

The above timetable has been emailed out to all students – the direct link to the timetable is here. Note: Students doing exams with multiple sittings eg 1TCD ,2/3MED INT, will be told by their teacher which sessions they are … Continue reading

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Flashback – Browse Week

In this flashback Friday we check out action in classrooms back in Year 10, 2014.  Annually a very special week is held for teachers: browse week. This is where we are encouraged to get out into the school during our free … Continue reading

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Sports Captain Inspiration – Audrey Martinez

From the number of faces on this image, what is something they all have in common? All of these athletes were successful at inspiring people because of how great they were at their sports. And, all of them have also … Continue reading

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Leavers’ Hoodies – Design Opportunity

The opportunity to design the Year 13 Leavers’ Hoodies is up for grabs. If you’re interested just follow this link. Before you sign up, bare in mind you are NOT allowed to work on the design in class and should … Continue reading

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L3 Drama – Devised Performances

Congratulations to the Year 13 Drama students who performed their devised dramas last week. The topics ranged from personal stories inspired by family members, to explorations of historical events from the Newlands area. The performances were exceptional.

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Having Your Say – 2017 Election – Dean’s Assembly

Friday’s Dean’ assembly started with a couple of admin agenda items: A reminder about expectations around attendance  Launch of the Senior Study Room timetable One of the themes of our Dean’s Assemblies have been the idea of making a difference. Earlier … Continue reading

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Senior Study Rooms 2017

The business end of the year requires more intense study and revision patterns, and the library may not always provide the best space for this to occur. The following is a timetable where for any given Period 2, 3 or … Continue reading

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On Tuesday after assembly, Mr Jones talked to the cohort about the process around asking for references from staff at the school. This blogpost will capture some of the key points he made along with some advice on how to … Continue reading

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Flashback – Variety Show 2013

In this ‘Flashback Friday’ we revisit the 2013 Variety Show with a review from Kiya Basabas. Note that auditions for this year’s Variety Show are coming up very soon! The variety show for this year was such a hit; the … Continue reading

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