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22/03/2017

Auckland International College student Michaela Jeong gained a perfect score of 45/45 in her IB Diploma in 2016 and as a result received an impressive number of university offers from the University of Tokyo, Imperial College London, University College London, Edinburgh University, New York University, the University of Michigan, the University of California and the University of Toronto.  She chose to accept the offer from the University of Tokyo where she was awarded a full scholarship to study Environmental Sciences in their International Programme.

21/03/2017

NO. 1 FOR FEMALE CHAMPIONS AND NO.2 FOR MALE CHAMPIONS IN THE REGION

St Peter's has placed first for female champions and second for male champions in the Central Zone Athletics championships.

Sport Waikato calculated the official results based on points earned across all track and field events in all age groups - junior, intermediate and senior. Each school earned points for every 1st – 6th placing.

24/02/2017

Queen Margaret College is now in its sixth year of delivering the International Baccalaureate Diploma and as per previous years, the 2016 cohort achieved a 100% pass rate after sitting the examinations in November.

Two students, Shweta Iyer and Charlotte Hollywood, scored 40 points or above and they were recognised for their success at the Top Scholars’ Awards Ceremony by Governor General Patsy Reddy in February. The world mean is 30 out of 45.

24/02/2017

The Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in early childhood education, primary and secondary schooling.  

There are four awards categories that schools can enter:

Excellence in Engaging – Atahāpara Award
Excellence in Leading – Atakura Award
Excellence in Teaching and Learning – Atatū Award
Excellence in Governing – Awatea Award

22/02/2017

Christchurch, 16 February 2017 - Students from St Margaret’s College, Christchurch, achieved a 100% pass rate in 2016 NCEA Level 1 with similar success echoed in Level 2 and Level 3 with 98.9% and 96.6% pass rates respectively. Year 13 students also earned a 95.5% pass rate at UE. This success rate is up to 34.2% higher than the national average and up to 20% higher than the Decile 8-10 school average.