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Nelson College Academic Colours 2017

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Congratulations to the 106 students who achieved Nelson College Academic Colours for 2017. This was celebrated at a special assembly on Wednesday 1 March.

Academic Colours application now open

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ACADEMIC COLOURS CRITERIA The award of academic colours is our most prestigious recognition of academic excellence for NCEA and is awarded to current Year 12 and Year 13 students. Level One Academic Colours Awarded if a student gains an endorsed Excellence certificate in their...

Nelson College achieves a 4-5yr ERO review report

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Kia ora koutou Results of the Nelson College Education Review office visit in September (attached confirmed report) Nelson College was last reviewed in 2012, at the time we received a 4-5 year next review cycle and became the only Top of the South High school to receive that...

Education Review Report

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The Education Review Office has just released a report – “Careers education and guidance:- good practice.” The report focuses on good practice and showcases 10 secondary schools with high quality careers education. Nelson College is one of the 10 schools featured. It...

Academic Colours

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Congratulations to the following students who achieved Nelson College Academic Colours for their 2014 NCEA results.  

Visual Arts Scholarships

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The Visual Arts Department would like to acknowledge the achievement of two students who gained New Zealand Scholarship, Visual Arts , Design – 2014 . Alex Coventry and Josh Barry submitted a three-panel portfolio supported by workbook extracts for this assessment. Alex...

Achievement in Boys Schools report

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You may have heard or seen discussion in the news recently about the achievement of boys in single sex and co-ed schools. This affirms our own analysis and supports the views expressed in our latest ERO report that at Nelson College we do a very good job at educating boys. In...