In the Classroom

Middle School

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We recognise that the years between ages 13 and 16 are vitally important, as young people meet the challenges of adolescence and creating healthy relationships with their peers, while acquiring the skills and values necessary for lifelong learning. 

During these years our academic emphasis is on providing a sound grounding in essential learning areas while expanding the range of subject options. We encourage independent learning, and begin preparing students for the NCEA assessments that commence in Year 11. Year 9 students are tested in a nationally-moderated assessment that serves as a benchmark against which students, teachers and families can measure progress.

Key goals of the Middle School are to encourage students to learn self-discipline and organisational skills, become socially responsible, and take responsibility for their own learning. We provide an environment that gives students a sense of security and the motivation to become independent, lifelong learners. 

2018 Curriculum Book

Please download a curriculum book from the sidebar on the left or click here to view our online version.

StAC100 Commemorative Issue Magazine

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StAC100 is a special edition magazine that celebrates the magic and community of our Centenary year. Click here to view more images of the weekend, and to view the magainze itself. 

From The Rector

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“Our commitment remains to provide the best learning environment possible to enable our young people to flourish in this increasingly complex world. ”

Regulus Magazine

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The Rector's magazine, Regulus, is an important part of the College’s communication with our whole-school community.

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