Category Archives: Extra-Curricular

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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Outward Bound Scholarships

Shift is a project aimed at improving the wellbeing of young women aged 12-20 with a focus on increasing opportunities and breaking down barriers to participation in movement opportunities and other wellbeing activities. The project takes a holistic view of … 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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Flashback – Writing Ambassadors

In this ‘Flashback Friday’ we revisit a curriculum initiative which gathered some juniors to support the school’s inquiry into literacy and writing.  The school staff meet every Thursday morning for Professional Development, hence the late start for students. In 2013 … Continue reading

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Flashback – The Wizard of Oz 2013

You may have noticed the blog becoming somewhat quieter this term and this is in a large part to do with the school production of The Wizard of Oz. Involving over 100 students, this was another massive undertaking and I am personally very proud of everybody that contributed. It was considered by audiences to be […]

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Humanities Trip

The Humanities trip is well underway. Follow their progress on the official blog here. The blog includes many more pictures than those above and this wonderful video of Paris and Panashe performing a scene from Macbeth at Stratford upon Avon.

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Newlands College Officiating Squad

Previously Sports Registration Information was posted here. Further to that, the Newlands College Officiating Squad starts up this year with students given the opportunity to take up refereeing and umpiring in many different sporting codes. There will be coaching sessions … Continue reading

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Sports Information 2017

It’s time to get registered for Sport in 2017! Some codes like Dragon Boating are already set for training, and cricket is well underway. The Sports Information Booklet is available here, with lots more information about sport at Newlands College … Continue reading

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Arts Awards 2016

A number of Y12 students were acknowledged again with distinction and nominations for the major awards in Acting, Dance, Music, Polyclub, Kapa Haka, Creative Writing, Visual Arts, Media, and Behind the Scenes. The major awards winners from Y12 included: Kiya … Continue reading

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Celebration of Sport 2016

The Celebration of Sport was very well attended – a full house where achievement in sport was acknowledged. Y12 students were frequently on stage, receiving Merit, Distinction and Trophies for various accomplishments in a range of codes. Y12 students took … Continue reading

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