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.
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.
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 …
Are you taking all the opportunities available to you while learning at home? Our student leaders have some advice for everyone.
Please read the following article carefully regarding back to school procedures at Nayland College.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.
The Nayland College staff share a very serious message in a very fun way. Enjoy!
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)!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.