The final SOAR assembly was held for year 9s and 10s on Friday the 25th November.  The SOAR acronym reflects Nayland College’s core values of Success, Opportunity, Ako (learning) and Respect.  The focus value throughout the school for term 4 has been Success. Students and teachers...

The Nayland College Prizegivings for 2016. Congratulations to all students involved in the sports and cultural opportunities this year and to those that received prizes at our recent prizegivings! Senior Prizegiving Programme with Award Winners Cultural Prizegiving Programme with Award Winners Sports Prizegiving Programme with Award Winners...

Talented year 13 textile technology student Sophie Usui has been awarded the highest of accolades as the 2016 national winner of the Young Designer Awards.  These are awarded by the Design and Arts College in Christchurch.  College course advisor Annabel Barringer told Sophie the judges...

Nayland College friends Emma Bateup and Amber Werensteyn had their talent well and truly affirmed at the New Zealand Secondary School Mountain Bike Championships in Dunedin on October 6. Amber came first in downhill, first in the South Island in Super D (a blend of cross-country...

Nayland College students Gerry Toft and James MacKay have achieved top grades in a 100-level mathematics paper studied extramurally through the University of Canterbury. Both students have received A+ results, with Gerry scoring 95 out of 95 possible marks in his final exam. The UC course,...

Nayland College teachers Gaye Bloomfield and Hannah Cameron, key members of the New Zealand Association of Psychology Teachers (NZAPT), have spearheaded a successful campaign to develop NCEA Achievement Standards for Psychology at Level One, Two and Three. Psychology has been available as a Nayland College course...

Congratulations to all Academic and Service Award winners. Special recognition is due to Emily Snelgrove, awarded the Le Nedelec Cup for Selfless Service, and Ruby-Ann Burgess who received the Nelson City Council Community Youth Volunteer Award.      ...

The Nayland College Performing Arts Faculty celebrated a successful year on Thursday evening at the 2015 Cultural Prize-giving. Many students were recognised for their achievements and contribution to performing arts at Nayland, and guests enjoyed a variety of dance, music and theatre performances. See the photos...

The Top of the South Trades Academy (TOTSTA) has won! 2014 Educational Focus Prize – Takatū Prize 2014 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards The Awards recognise and celebrate the best of New Zealand education achievements. Entrants are judged on the extent to which they show improved and sustained...