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Spotswood College is a co-educational state secondary school in Spotswood, New Plymouth, New Zealand. It was founded in 1960 and celebrated its 60th Jubilee this year.

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SPOTSWOOD COLLEGE
TE KURA TUARUA O NGĀMOTU

LATEST NEWS
PĀNUI

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Exam Timetable 2021

Please find attached the senior exam timetable for 2021

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STUDENT LEADERS 2022

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2022 STUDENT LEADERSHIP TEAM

Head Prefects

Aisha Campbell

Justin Goundar

 

Deputy Head Prefects

Sienna Benefield

Mishka Rosa

Eli Penno

Amber Moorhouse

Hana Ono

Jamie White

 

Prefects

Mia Cruse

Mika Doron

Jolee Brougham

Briar Harrison

Amber McDonald

Austen McDonald

Connor Meyburg

Jazmine Murray

Jessica Proctor

Olivia Wong-Too

Kiralee Willan

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ATTENDANCE

Option 1: Telephone the school on 06 751 2416 and speak to the receptionist (Tracey) or Attendance Officer (Jenine).

 

Option 2: Send a text to the Attendance Officer (Jenine) on 021 023 93060

Option 3: send an email to the Attendance Officer (Jenine) - jpr@spotswoodcollege.school.nz

Option 4: Leave a message on the Attendance hotline by calling the school on 06 751 2416 and press (1) to report a student absence. Record your child’s name, parents name, contact details and reason for absence.

 

If for any reason you are concerned about your child’s attendance, you can speak with the Attendance Officer (see contact details above) or she will pass you on to the DEAN or your child’s Learning Advisor.

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PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE
TE KARERE A TE TUMUAKI

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Ko Tokomaru te waka

                                                                                                            

Ko Taranaki te maunga                                                                                                               

Ko Herekawe te awa                                                                                                                   

Ko Te Ātiawa te iwi    

                                                                                                              

Ko Ngāti Te Whiti te hapū

Spotswood College is proud to be a leading school of modern and innovative learning. We have a clear vision of a 21st Century learning environment where learning has a purpose,  is planned with students and is pursued through relevant and authentic contexts.

This means students will have a personalised program of learning that meets their individual needs, strengths and passions.

Learning opportunities include a wide range of cultural, arts, sporting, community connect, socially conscious and entrepreneurial activities.

The NZ Curriculum drives our teaching and learning and results in programs that give us wide coverage of all learning areas and allows learners to gain a full range of qualifications.

 

With our students consistently achieving well in NCEA National qualifications we are also able to offer connectivity to a range of tertiary programmes , apprenticeships, internships, entrepreneurship and employment. The culture of the school is based on a whanau or family like structure, creating a safe environment where students gain a sense of belonging.  Powerful partnerships with our families and wider community are key aspects of our learning community. We are confident our young people will be well equipped with skills to be positioned to be amongst the entrepreneurs, designers, innovators, shakers, movers and leaders to build a better world for tomorrow.

Nicola Ngarewa

Principal

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WHAT OUR STUDENTS THINK

"The flexibility of our new programme has given me the ability tio use some of my time at school to reach out to and meet with business professionals in our community."

- Larissa Wilkinson (Year 13)

"The vast majority of students are a lot more engaged in the lesson compared to last year, and that has enabled me to focus on my work more and to get more out of my courses"

- Mika Doron (Year 10)

"In numeracy I am currently designing a subdivision in my Maths course, using real life land around Taranaki, and learning practical skills that i'd need if I ever wanted to be a surveyor and help subdivide land when i'm older"

- Jack Skinner (Year 9)