Academic Programme 2016

Please scroll down to the bottom of this page or click here to download a copy of the Academic Programme and Option Forms for 2016.

Year 13 Testimonial Application
Pdf attached at the bottom of this page.

Student Network Accounts and Network Access:
You are no longer required to sign the AUP Agreement.

Lost your password?

Your password is extremely important because it gives you
  • Access to any school computer
  • Internet
  • File storage
  • Printing
  • Email
  • School Calendar
Soon it will give you access to personal information such as your school reports, NCEA and Cambridge progress, and much more. 

It would be dangerous to let your password fall into other hands. 


You should change your password on a regular basis. You'll see this under the "Home" menu.

If you have lost your password, your subject teacher may be able to help. Otherwise you can visit the library and ask for help from a librarian. 

Remember to always be aware of the Network rules and follow them, otherwise you run a risk of losing your network account for a time

Your smart device

 We encourage you to bring a smart device to school to use in class. Smart devices include laptops, tablets and phones. There are some important rules about using smart devices:
Phones are never permitted to be used in class but smart devices can be used sometimes. This means that phones can never be used to make phone calls or to send texts while you are in the classroom.

However, If and only if, your teachers says "this is a smart lesson" or "this is a smart activity", you can use your smart device to access educational material for the lesson. 

If you use your smart device outside of those times, you may lose access to the Internet or lose your account for a period of time.

Accessing the school site from home:
The school Intranet can be accessed from home as easily as it can be from school. 

Careers   - Located A19
Careers staff are available for students to talk to. 

Pathways Planning - Wednesday 27 July, 3.30pm - 6.30pm in the PAC.  Need help with choosing your subjects for 2017? 
Want to know more about university and polytechnic courses?  Interested in the Armed Forces?  Talk to staff from these providers about your options.

Thinking of going to Massey University or Unitec in 2017?  Liaison staff will be here on Tuesday 26 July at lunchtime to help with course planning and enrolment. 
Massey University - A20 and Unitec - A18.

University of Auckland Faculty of Education and Social Work Whanau Day - Wednesday 27 July, 9.30am - 2.30pm.  For those students interested in teaching in Maori medium and bilingual classrooms as well as mainstream schools.   See Careers staff urgently for more information.
University of Auckland Maori and Pacific Parents Evening - Wednesday 27 July, 6.00 - 8.30pm, at the Owen G Glenn Building, Grafton Rd, Auckland.   RSVP to

University of Auckland Engineering Futures Evenings - Tuesday 2 August and Wednesday 10 August, 6 - 8pm at the Qwen G Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Rd, Auckland.  To register for this event visit: 

University of Auckland Education and Social Work Experience Day - Wednesday 3 August, 9.45am - 2.30pm.  See Careers for more information.

Whitecliffe College of Art and Design are holding open days for Yr 12 and 13 students. 
Fine Arts - Monday 1 August
Photo Media - Tuesday 2 August
Fashion Design - Wednesday 3 August
Graphic Design - Thursday 4 August.
You will need to register at 

Your Drivers Licence is now worth NCEA Credits.
Learners - L1, 2 credits
Restricted - L2, 4 credits
Full - L2, 2 credits

Steps to take:
- Download and print the NZTA Class 1 Driver Licence - Recognition of Prior Learning Sheet (under Careers and Information Sheets above).
- Fill it in and bring with your licence to Careers for checking.
- Careers will check and then the school will load the relevant credits on your Record of Learning.

AUT Art and Design Portfolio and Information Days
These sessions are designed for prospective students who intend to apply for AUT art and design undergraduate programmes.  Will be held on Tuesday 6 September. 
Visit Tearaway Magazine.  A free online magazine for NZ Youth.

Careers Events - Open Days and Career Events will be found here.

Remote access to the school network

You can now access school computer remotely from your home. It is very easy and you will be able to use some of the programs that you can use on a school computer. 

Simply go to in your web browser and log in using your school account

Sports News

Check out all of this week's fixtures, now available on the intranet.  These will be updated as they change and cover Monday through to the following Wednesday (updated each Monday) so you always have the most up to date information of when and where your game is.

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