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COVID-19 – Email to all whānau and caregivers 23.6.2021

This email has also been added to our ‘Responding to COVID-19‘ page. Kia ora koutou,  You have probably read that an Australian traveller from Sydney who visited Wellington between Saturday 19 June and Monday 21 June has tested positive upon return to Australia. The Ministry of Health has listed contact tracing locations of interest. We […]

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Key dates for Term 2

We welcome back all our learners to school after the holiday, and we hope you have all had a restful break. Term 2 is another busy one, especially for events for our feeder schools, and there are a few key dates, and adjustments to some school days, that we’d like you to note: Wednesday 5 […]

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School Photographs – revised schedule

Photographs now take place on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 February. The revised schedule can be seen here. Should any further revisions be needed, they will be posted on this page.

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2021 – Start of year information

Please refer to this page for start of year information for 2021. Year 9 Monday 1 February There are two start times for the Year 9 pōwhiri on Monday 1 February: 8.45am for a 9.00am start and 9.40am for a 10.00am start. Caregivers and whānau will receive an email with their student’s start time on […]

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Weekly Wrap Up (Term 4, Week 9)

In the final wrap up of the year, share Friday’s celebrations at Junior Prizgiving and enjoy the range of activities our Junior students undertook during the short course programme. We also look ahead to 2021 with a link to the term dates. Most importantly, however, we wish all our families and whānau a restful and relaxing break over the summer.

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Year 9 Beach Day – cancelled

Due to the expected cold wet weather tomorrow (Thursday 10 December) the Year 9 Beach Day at Scorching Bay has been cancelled.  Students are expected to be at school no later than 9am for an alternative programme, including a BBQ lunch. Students may bring a book and/or their BYOD as they may choose the reading […]

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Weekly Wrap Up (Term 4, Week 8)

This week we include information for the final week of term and invite you to complete our whānau survey. Roots and Shoots, and Outdoor Education have been off site at Worser Bay. He Kākano took part in the AWD Floor Ball tournament and four teams of Year 9 students took part in the Wellington Junior Science Tournament. Students have been busy in Food Tech preparing for Christmas. In addition we recognise student success through Wellington Trades Academy.

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Weekly Wrap Up (Term 4, Week 7)

For information about the app used by WHS read this Wrap Up. Also included are the opening of Parliament, English language students trip up the Cable Car, Chinese lion dance workshop and successes in Squash and Water Polo.

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Weekly Wrap Up (Term 4, Week 6)

DVC teacher Rowan Heap has received Best Design Award for his non-verbal illustrated narrative Tokitoki and James Caddell. This week we celebrate his success and share images from his book. We follow Year 10 Art students as they work with Xoë Hall on her mural and join He Kākano at Capital E. We also follow our junior girls volleyball team as they learn how to referee their sport.

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Weekly Wrap Up (Term 4, Week 5)

This week we bring you photo galleries from Whakanuia and Senior Prizegiving. We bring you updates from junior girls Volleyball, Roots and Shoots Boomerang bags project and the NZ Outdoor Education Conference. With news from the NZ Japanese Trivia championships, He Kākano plus Arotahi students visit to Space Place it has been a busy and enjoyable week.