NEWS

Rainwater tanks will supply fiscal and environmental benefits for school

Last week Nayland College was allocated $75,000 by the Ministry of Education for the installation of rain water tanks to irrigate the school’s playing fields.

Young musician keeps Anzac spirit alive

Nayland student Felix Cuff had a busy time during ANZAC Day weekend. Not only did he contribute to a nationwide performance of ‘Abide with Me’ as part of the the NZ Virtual Brass Band and Choir, he also got up at the crack of dawn to play the Last Post and the Reville solo as …

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Ex-Nayland student is thriving creatively on all fronts

Musician, graphic designer and film director would sound like the dream career for many of us, but it has become the reality for ex-Nayland student Alex Hargreaves . She has just released her second single Feel with her band PAPERCITY, where she also directed the music video (see above). We caught up with Alex to …

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Cooking with chemistry in the kitchen

During lock down, many teachers have had to meet the challenge of delivering learning to students without access to equipment they’d usually be able to use. Science teacher Hamish McLellan explains how he has encouraged students to practice their chemistry skills at home.

You. Can’t. Touch. This.

The Nayland College staff share a very serious message in a very fun way. Enjoy!

Senior Leadership Team Virtual Assembly

Check out today’s virtual assembly from the Senior Leadership Team. Tip for Mr. Wilson – don’t sit in a swivel chair next time (and get a haircut)!

ANZAC Virtual Assembly 2020

Our 2020 Student Leaders present a virtual ANZAC Assembly.

Getting crafty during lock down

With the advent of remote learning, teachers and students have had to get used to a very different approach to their subjects. Textiles teacher Cushla Laufkotter and art teacher Stacey Gundry explain how they have adapted their learning programs so that students can produce projects from home.

NayCol IOS Warriors take up the wero/challenge at Wairua Warrior 2020

For the second year in a row the Nayland College Active Pedagogies/Institute of Sport class and a group of their teachers entered in the ‘Wairua Warrior’ obstacle racing event.

A love of learning leads to new life in Nelson

At Nayland College, we have been very fortunate to have a great group of new teachers join our whanau this year. Over the coming months, we will be running profiles of our new staff so you can get to know them better. This week, we say hello to our new english teacher Katherine Ferguson.

Ex-pat feels right at home

At Nayland College, we have been very fortunate to have a great group of new teachers join our whanau this year. Over the coming months, we will be running profiles of our new staff so you can get to know them better. This week, we say hello to Canadian born english teacher Nicole Hecht.

PE and Health students focus on enhancing their well-being.

For teachers, the Covid-19 lockdown has meant rethinking how they conduct their teaching and learning programs. PE and Health teacher Jo Cotton explains how their department is encouraging students to stay healthy, active and balanced during this time.

A message to students

In lieu of our Tuesday assembly the Senior Leadership Team has recorded this message for students.

Update: Level 3 School

Please read the following message carefully and take particular note of the enrolment form link at the bottom of the message.

Nayland College Newsletter, 17 April 2020

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Reaching out to those who need it most

In a period of much upheaval, it has been a challenge for students and teachers to find a way to make sense of the circumstances we find ourselves in. Nayland English teacher Amanda Wharton decided to harness the situation by getting her class to reach out to those in isolation at the Flaxmore Lifecare Home.

Covid-19 Principal Update, 13 April 2020

This message is to keep our school community up to date with the most recent developments and to outline our expectations of students for the beginning of Term 2.

Learning Resource Delivery

Nayland College has already distributed almost 100 devices and will deliver more over the coming week.

Principal’s Message, Friday 27 March

Please read today’s message carefully.

Covid 19 Update, Tuesday 24 March

School is now closed for in-person instruction.Term One will end on Friday 27 March.Term Two will begin for distance learning only from Wednesday 15 April.Classes are expected to begin around Thursday 23 April (TBC). Read the full publication

Covid-19 Update, School Closed

From Tuesday 24 March, Nayland College will be closed for most students.