NEWS

NZ Moves Back to Level 2

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement tonight that there are cases of community transmission in Auckland, Nayland College would like to assure our community that school will be open as per usual tomorrow.

Nayland College Newsletter, 31 July 2020

Click here for link 2020/21 School Terms: Term 3, 2020: Mon 20 July – Fri 25 September Term 4, 2020: Mon 12 October – Thurs 10 December Term 1, 2021: Tue 2 February – Fri 16 April Term 2, 2021: Mon 3 May – Fri 9 July Read the full publication

Nayland opens its doors to prospective students

Tuesday night was Nayland College’s open night, with over 900 visitors coming in two shifts to sample what student life at Nayland College is like.

House Cook Off competition comes to a tasty finish

Teachers and staff were the big winners Thursday lunch time, when they got to judge the delicious results of the inaugural Nayland College House Cook Off.

Year 10 Social Studies students find their passion

Year 10 Social Studies teachers, Amanda Walker and Nathan Gargiulo, are helping their students find their passion through the ‘Genius Hour’ approach. Every week, students are given one period to devote to something they feel passionate about and are supported by their teachers to investigate and create something in relation to their chosen topic.

Outdoor Ed’ers make up for lost time

After some enforced time indoors during lockdown, our Outdoor Education department have been keen to get back amongst it. Enjoy the stunning scenery captured in their photos and read on to find out what our intrepid students have been up to.

Doctor Herb has all you need to pimp out your food

Last term three of our Business Studies groups pitched their ideas in a ‘Dragons Den’ style judging scenario as part of The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme. We’ve been following their journey and this week ‘Doctor Herb’ presented their range of high quality herb and spice mixes for tastings and sales at our Open Evening.

Supa Sauce taking it to the next level this year

Opening sales figures are looking promising for ‘Supa Sauce’ as members of the public who toured Nayland College’s Open Evening on Tuesday got to sample and purchase the group’s delicious product. Supa Sauce, alongside ‘Doctor Herb’ and ‘ATYR’ are participating in The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme this year and we have been following their …

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Nayland College Newsletter, 19 June 2020

School Calendar: Click here for link 2020 School Terms: Term 2: Tue 15 April – Fri 3 JulyTerm 3: Mon 20 July – Fri 25 SeptemberTerm 4: Mon 12 October – Thurs 10 December Read the full publication

Sociology class organises record breaking mufti day

Our Year 11 Sociology class has made a valuable contribution to the community by raising over $1200 and receiving donations of 26 boxes of food, through their organisation of a mufti day and food drive.

Students clean up Tahunanui Beach to aid in research

Last week Level 1 Geography students spent the day at Tahunanui Beach conducting geographic research.

Kuaka Cafe a big hit with staff and students

With winter setting in, there is nothing better than a hot meal and nice cup of something warm to get through the day. In this video, we pay a visit to Nayland’s Kuaka cafe, a student run cafe that is becoming popular with students and staff.

Haere mai to our new New Zealanders

This year Nayland College is expecting more former refugees, predominantly Kayah people, from the border of Burma and Thailand. Due to Covid-19, there is now a backlog at the Mangare Resettlement Centre. As part of their social studies self-directed learning project, Ysabella Abel and Pippa Sussex are creating ‘Haere Mai’ bags as a way to …

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Nayland College Update, Friday 12 June 2020

School Calendar: Click here for link 2020 School Terms: Term 2: Tue 15 April – Fri 3 JulyTerm 3: Mon 20 July – Fri 25 SeptemberTerm 4: Mon 12 October – Thurs 10 December Read the full publication

School at Level 1

All students are expected back at school under Alert Level 1.

Nayland College Newsletter, 5 June 2020

School Calendar: Click here for link 2020 School Terms: Term 2: Tue 15 April – Fri 3 JulyTerm 3: Mon 20 July – Fri 25 SeptemberTerm 4: Mon 12 October – Thurs 10 December Read the full publication

It’s game on for winter sport

After a forced hiatus caused by the Covid-19 lockdown, young athletes will be happy to hear that the school winter sports season is about to start again. Nayland College Sports Coordinator Angela Baker and the Director of Sport Brendan Crichton, are working hard to get our winter codes up and running.

New maths teacher really ‘clicking’ with Nayland College

This year Nayland College has been lucky to have a fantastic group of new teachers join our whānau. Throughout the year we will be profiling our new recruits in the newsletter so you can get to know them. Today we are saying hello to our new maths teacher Missy Seymour.

Visual arts teacher takes inspiration from students

This year Nayland College has been lucky to have a fantastic group of new teachers join our whānau. Throughout the year we will be profiling our new recruits in the newsletter so you can get to know them. Today we are saying hello to visual arts teacher Lucy Buckley.

NCEA Changes 2020

Nayland College has been informed of changes to the NCEA Qualification for 2020 due to Covid-19.

Students get a taste of local industry

Nayland College horticulture students had the opportunity to visit two local businesses in the horticulture and viticulture industry, learning within the context of a real business experience.