All staff contribute to the pastoral care of Middle School students who at each level have the support and guidance of a form-teacher and the Middle School Dean. Students in Years 12 and 13 also enjoy the leadership opportunity provided by being a Class Senior to a Year 7 or 8 class or delivering the Peer Support programme in Year 9.
Through participation in school clubs and activities students enhance not only their own experiences and social development, but contribute to and enhance school life as well. Girls can choose to be involved in a wide variety of groups which include: Amnesty International Group, Christian Group, Computer Club, Cooking Club, Debating Clubs,Defensive Driving, Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award Scheme, Enterprise Studies (Year 10 Market Day), EnviroSchools Club, First Aid Courses, International Club and Committee, Laboratory Monitor, LGBTQ+, Librarians, Peer Tutoring, Public Speaking Competition, Road Patrol, RoboCup, SADD (Students against Driving Drunk), Service opportunities in the community, “Talking Points” lunch-hour lecture series, Tech Angels, Teen Ag, Volunteer Otago, Young Enterprise Scheme.
Middle School leadership development is designed to provide students with opportunities to increase self-confidence and independence, to develop personal strengths and capabilities and to provide students with ways to give back to their school through leadership and service.
1:1 Student Laptop Programme
On entry to the College all students from Year 7 up are expected to have a MacBook Pro 13” or MacBook Air 13” laptop with a specified software bundle.
For the purchase of a laptop and accessories we recommend our IT partner Cyclone Computers http://www.cyclone.co.nz/ .
Cyclone Computers is a licensed Apple Education Retailer and is using its collective relationship with other New Zealand schools to provide parents with an easy online ordering service along with the advantages of bulk buying.