In this months June 2014 Nelson College newsletter, Headmaster Gary O’Shea discusses the Teacher-Boy Connection and School Climate and Culture. As an educational institution it is essential for us to acknowledge the importance of school climate in ensuring that the potential for success for each boy is maximised. Results from the survey’s taken have been posted on the the Headmasters page of the school website.
The implications of Non-school related leave. During Term 1 this year, Approved leave for non-school related time away from school for 30 + senior boys for between 1 and 20 school days. This represents a significant increase on past years. Bringing this issue to your attention is not to provide obstacles to your requesting such leave, but to inform you of the potential consequences for your son’s achievement in NCEA.
For this and other news highlighting the many students achievements, make sure you download the full version of the Nelson College Newsletter for June 2014.