Schools

Ashburton College

Fewer completing Year 13

NCEA results are becoming increasingly skewed by the number of students who return for Year 13 not intending to (more)

Ross Preece

Meeting focus on teen issues

Excluding teenagers from the education system is a sure-fire way to ramp up anti-social behaviour in the community, (more)

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Allenton ‘full to the brim’

Allenton School principal Graham Smith is determined to give his students a fair go at a quality education, but is (more)

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Attendees now instructors

Children taking part in the Sport Canterbury Active Kids’ Holiday Programme are getting a sporty experience from (more)

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Promoting district’s activities

For the past three weeks, students at Ashburton Intermediate School have been working hard to help visitors to the (more)

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Red House takes the prize

Ashburton College held its annual Festival of the Spoken Word recently, with some serious and funny performances by (more)

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Learning how to learn

Teachers at Longbeach and Wakanui Schools have been working to gain a greater understanding of deeper learning, (more)

Students of Ashburton College and the Pascal Gymnasium shared a classroom last week as part of the German school’s tour in New Zealand.
Photo Jaime Pitt-MacKay

German students get a taste of NZ

A group of German school students got a taste of New Zealand life last week at Ashburton College. Nineteen (more)

Peter Livingstone

One child’s bravery

When we think of bravery, most of us think of a fireman dashing into a burning building and saving a life. Or it (more)

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Magician with a message

Longbeach School students were wowed and amazed on Thursday by magician Elgregoe, who delivered an important (more)


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