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  • Irene van Dyk to coach netball at Wellington High School - In 1914, Wellington High School became the first school to recognise netball as an organised sport for girls.  More than 100 years later, world-class netballer Irene van Dyk is preparing to give netball at Wellington High School a boost. Van Dyke has volunteered her time to coach teams at the secondary school in 2017. Van […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T3, W7) - Ski Trip As you may have seen in the media, we had a group of students and staff who had to stay an extra night on an outdoor education/physical education ski trip to Tukino Ski Field due to a large snowfall.  The students had a wonderful time, despite very little skiing. This is a good […]
  • Media Statement – Update Ski Trip - 11am Saturday 10 September SKI TRIP UPDATE: the group will not be looking to leave the mountain until at least 3pm. They want to ensure that the road is ice free and no risks will be taken. If they aren’t 100% certain they will stay another night. Please note that media are reporting other leaving […]
  • Year 13 Ski Trip Safe and Well - UPDATE : FRIDAY 9 SEPTEMBER (10am) The Year 13s will be staying another night on Mt Ruapehu as the roads are all closed.  The situation is being carefully monitored and will be reassessed as soon as possible.  They are happy and healthy and there is plenty of food.  They are enjoying the exceptional levels of […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T3/W6) - Union Meeting for PPTA/NZEI We will be closing at 12.20pm on Tuesday 6 September 2016 for union members from PPTA and NZEI to meet for the purposes of being briefed on the Governments proposed Global Budget funding for schools. There will be supervision available, in the school library, for those students who require it. Important […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T3, W5) - Future Focus To help your student make smart course choices for 2017, Wellington High School will be running a Future Focus Evening on the 29th August. To ensure you get access to the information you need, each Learning Area will be allocated a room over two levels of the main block of the school. For […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T3, W4) - Important Dates 19 – 25 August : School Exams for Seniors 22 August : Board of Trustees Meeting 26 August : Mid-Term Break (SCHOOL CLOSED) 29 August : Future Focus for Senior Students and families 6 September : PPTA/NZEI Paid Union Meeting. School closes at 12.20pm 14 September : Learning Conversations 2 22 September : […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T3, W3) - Important Dates 19 – 25 August : School Exams for Seniors 22 August : Board of Trustees Meeting 26 August : Mid-Term Break (SCHOOL CLOSED) 29 August : Future Focus for Senior Students and families 14 September : Learning Conversations 2 22 September : Music Evening 23 September : Last day of Term 3 23 […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T3, W2) - Important Dates 10 August : Sports & Clubs Photos 19 – 25 August : School Exams for Seniors 22 August : Board of Trustees Meeting 26 August : Mid-Term Break (SCHOOL CLOSED) 29 August : Future Focus for Senior Students and families 14 September : Learning Conversations 2 22 September : Music Evening 23 September […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T3, W1) - Important Dates 1 August : Parent Teacher interviews (Year 9 & 10 only) 3 August : Sports & Clubs Photos 19 – 25 August : School Exams for Seniors 22 August : Board of Trustees Meeting 26 August : Mid-Term Break (SCHOOL CLOSED) 29 August : Future Focus for Senior Students and families 14 September : […]
  • Reader/Writer Volunteers Needed - Some students who receive Special Assessment Conditions (SAC) are approved by NZQA to have someone read or write for them. This enables them to perform to their full potential in exams. We have over 60 senior students who receive SAC. The school receives no funding to employ reader writers. NZQA pays for reader/writers for externals […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T2, W9) - Important Dates 4 July : Parent Teacher interviews (Year 11,12 & 13 only) 6 July : Music Evening 8 July : Last day of Term 2 25 July : First day of Term 3 27 – 29 July : Blank Canvas Exhibition 1 August : Parent Teacher interviews (Year 9 & 10 only) 19 – 25 […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T2, W8) - Senior Parent Teacher Evening All level progress reports are up on the portal.  You will notice that on the progress report, there is a column where teachers can indicate whether they need to meet with you. We are holding a Senior School (year 11 – 13) parent teacher evening on Monday 4 July 2016. You […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T2, W6) - Important Dates 13 June : Open Evening for 2017 Enrolment (see below for timetable change) 17 June : Careers Expo for Year 12 & 13 22 June : Wig Wednesday 24 June : Learning Profiles published to portal 4 July : Parent Teacher interviews (Year 11,12 & 13 only) 6 July : Music Evening 8 […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T2,W5) - Board Election Dates Extended The Board of Trustees election has been extended until 10 June 2016 in order to compensate for the delays caused by traditional postage.  You can ensure your vote is cast by sending it in with your student to be delivered to the ballot box on Level 5. If you have any […]
  • Board Election Extended - Board Election Dates Extended The Board of Trustees election has been extended until 10 June 2016 in order to compensate for the delays caused by traditional postage.  You can ensure your vote is cast by sending it in with your student to be delivered to the ballot box on Level 5. If you have any […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T2/W4) - Important Dates 31 May : Change of Timetable 3 June : Teacher Only Day 3 June : Voting Closes for Board of Trustees election 6 June : Queen’s Birthday 13 June : Open Evening for 2017 Enrolment 17 June : Careers Expo 6 July : Music Evening Public Health Information Measles preparedness  As you may […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T2/W3) - Important Dates 25 May : Voting opens for Board of Trustees election 3 June : Teacher Only Day 3 June : Voting Closes for Board of Trustees election 6 June : Queen’s Birthday 13 June : Open Evening for 2017 Enrolment 17 June : Careers Expo 6 July : Music Evening
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T2/W2) - Change of Timetable We are hosting local Primary and Intermediate Year 8 students for workshops in the next couple of weeks as they look to enrol at WHS for 2017.  We have changed the timetable slightly to ensure that class time for is not negatively affected. Things to note: Classes will start at 8.45am and […]
  • Weekly Wrap Up (T2/W1) - Term 2 has kicked off very smoothly.  We welcome four new staff members; Eric Tan (Science), Claire Neiman (Ag/Hort), Kit Brooks (Maths) and Carey Clements (Archivist) and we are still welcoming new students from all year levels & their families to our school . Parent Portal logins have been emailed to new families.  If you […]