Category Archives: From the Classroom

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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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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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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Wa Ako – Future Focus Session Four

Here is an updated timetable of the four remaining weeks: See this doc to remind yourself of what you have chosen for week four – a physical copy is displayed in the foyer of the library. If you would like to change your option, … Continue reading

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Wa Ako – Future Focus Session Three

Here is an updated timetable of the four remaining weeks: See this doc to remind yourself of what you have chosen for week two – a physical copy is displayed in the foyer of the library. If you would like resubmit the form option, … Continue reading

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Pasifika Professional Learning

The staff Professional Learning focus for today was on Pasifika cultures. We were privileged to hear the voices of some of our Pasifika student leaders deliver presentations. In the session, hosted by K’Shana, we were challenged to think about what … Continue reading

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Flashback – Shakespeare Day

In this Flashback Friday check out Shakespeare Day from 2014. The current Year 10s have their Shakespeare Day next Wednesday.  On the 19th of September, the entire Year 10 group came to school for Shakespeare Day. It happens only once … Continue reading

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Study Time – Holiday Workshops

StudyTime are offering holiday workshops for Level Three subjects (English, Statistics, Calculus, Physics, Biology and Chemistry). They will cover the three externals for each subject. See their website for more information.

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