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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.

Ducks set up home at Nayland College

Video: Ducks set up home at Nayland College — by NayColOfficial

Nayland College Update, 29 May 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

Ex-Naylander signs up for Covid briefings

You might recognise Jenn Gilbert even if you have never met her. She was a student at Nayland College from 2000 – 2004. While at Nayland, she discovered a passion for sign language, which has led to her becoming a sign language interpreter for the Prime Minister’s televised Covid-19 briefings. We caught up with Jenn, …

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Exchange students happy to be home

It should have been the trip of a lifetime, and in many ways it was. However, Year 12 students Emma Barnes Wetere, Nikita Kirkwood and Jed Shackleton are counting their lucky stars after narrowly making it home from their Chilean exchange in the midst of the Covid 19 crisis.

Creativity during lock down: Year 10 drama students use their storytelling skills

During lock down, Nayland teachers were required to make a number of changes to their teaching and learning programs. Head of Drama Verity Davidson, explains how she got her students to find their voice.

New New Zealanders call Nayland home

Starting a new school or moving to a new town is always tough, but it is even tougher when your original home is thousands of miles away and you were left with no choice but to move to a new country. Sadly, this has been the reality for Nayland College’s refugee students. However, with aroha …

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Nayland College Newsletter, 15 May 2020

Monday 18 May: Year 11-13 students return to school, report to tutor class 8:50am Tuesday 19 May: All year levels return to school, report to tutor class 8:50am Bus users must register to use the bus. Read the full publication

Assembly 12 May

Video: Assembly 12 May — by NayColOfficial

Our focus for Term 2 is on ‘opportunities’

Are you taking all the opportunities available to you while learning at home? Our student leaders have some advice for everyone.

Back to School!

Please read the following article carefully regarding back to school procedures at Nayland College.

Nayland College Newsletter, 8 May 2020

IMPORTANT DATES 29 April – 15 May: Level 3 School bubbles for Year 9 & 10 children of essential workers only. Remote learning for all other students. School will reopen soon for all students.  Watch this space! Read the full publication