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Open Evening 2024

Open Evening 2024 Our Open Evening will take place on Monday 10 June. We will be offering three sessions. Tickets for all sessions must be pre-booked. 4.30pm – tour followed by Principal’s address at 5.45pm 6.00pm – tour followed by Principal’s address at 7.15pm To book, click here: https://www.trybooking.com/nz/SGF For our rangatahi Māori and those […]

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Metlink – update for Term 1 2024

Metlink update – Term 1 2024 Starting 28 January 2024: Buses return to full timetables on routes 1, 7, 23, 24, 25, 29, 32. Route 18 off-peak frequency increases to every 30 minutes, with additional services scheduled for Wellington High School. Morning services leave Karori at 7.46, 8.00 and 8.15 arriving WHS 8.22, 8.36 and […]

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Start of year information for 2024

Kia ora koutou, The following information,regarding the start of year in 2024, was sent to parents and caregivers of all enrolled students on Monday 18 December 2023. New Year 9 students New Year 10-13 students Returning Year 10-13 students Please ensure you check your spam folder and add no-reply@whs.school.nz to your safe email address list.

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Principal’s Message – Mid-Term 4, 2023

For Dominic’s mid-term Principal’s message, he is sharing his speech from our Year 13 Senior Celebration Evening, held on Monday 30 October. If you would like to read the original Nick Cave article that Dominic refers to below, please visit The Red Hand files.  Tēna koutou katoa This evening’s celebration represents work from students in […]

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Principal’s Message – End of Term 3, 2023

Term three is always an exciting and tiring time at WHS when not a week seems to pass without some quite monumental happenings. This term started with another successful Blank Canvas exhibition with lots of wonderful pieces of Art displayed and sold! Winter sports ended and some teams travelled to Winter Tournament week. Then we […]

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Principal’s Message – End of Term 2, 2023

In his Principal’s message for the end of Term 2, Dominic asks ChatGPT to outline the benefits and challenges for future education in an AI world.

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Notification of a Paid Union Meeting

Dear parents, caregivers and whānau, The Post Primary Teachers’ Association has directed members to attend a round of branch-based union meetings held under the provisions of Section 26 of the Employment Relations Act 2000. The meeting for Wellington city PPTA members will be held at 1pm on Monday 26 June at Te Rauparaha Arena in […]

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Notification of PPTA Industrial Action

Dear Parents and Caregivers Advance Notification of Industrial Action The PPTA has advised the Wellington High School Board that its member teachers at our school will be taking strike action between 12 June 2023 and 30 June 2023.  Rostering home On the days notified below, students in the named year level, will not be taught […]

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Principal’s Message – Mid-Term 2, 2023

I spent time over the last week at a Principal’s conference in New Plymouth. One of the keynote speakers, Yong Zhao, Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Kansas, talked to us about what he saw as the future of education in the age of ‘smart machines’.  Yong talked about his humble beginnings, honestly […]

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Advance Notification of Industrial Action

Dear Parents and Caregivers Advance Notification of Industrial Action Rolling strikes The PPTA has advised the Wellington High School Board that its member teachers at our school will be taking strike action between 4 May 2023 and 8 June 2023. The action will take place on the following days over that period. Week 2 – […]