In his end-of-term message, Dominic Killalea reflects on the rich diversity of events that have flourished at High this term, and wishes you all a relaxing break.
In this mid-term Principal’s Message from Dominic Killalea, read about our Open Evening, the changes ahead in education, and how we are now the school of choice for so many young people in Wellington.
The term has drawn to a close. The first term is a difficult one for a lot of students as they settle into new classes and, for those students attempting NCEA for the first time, things seem more daunting. The Education Review Office visited us during the term and they have reported very favourably about […]
It is hard to believe that we are already in the latter part of term 1 2018. There has been a lot going on and a lot of student success over a wide range of areas. If you are a regular reader of the weekly updates you will already know this. In a couple of […]
The end of the school year has come and gone and I write a few days after our juniors have left us for the year. Term 4 is always a busy time and it brought a lot of significant events in terms of celebrations and prizegivings for both seniors and juniors. I attended a tutors’ […]
Mid Term 4 2017 We are very quickly heading towards the end of the year and this term is only 8 weeks. We have just waved goodbye to our seniors and we have run a number of really enjoyable prizegiving events honouring the contributions made by so many of our students. NCEA exams have commenced […]
As we reach the end of term 3, our senior students are preparing for the most busy and stressful time of year having recently completed school examinations that will enable them to gauge their progress to date on externally assessed standards or spend valuable time on portfolio work. Reports for seniors are available on the […]
We have reached the middle of term 3. Winter sports are finishing and seniors will be involved in school exams from today for a week. The school exams are very important for a number of reasons. Firstly, they provide students with important feedback / feed forward for external standards that they will be sitting in […]
It felt a little like Christmas last Friday when I drove into work to see the shrink wrap had been taken off our music and drama block revealing … our music and drama block, but with a beautiful new (and hopefully watertight) exterior. This building and the adjacent library have been a part of some […]