We will respond to your application within 48 hours.
To help you, our application form is also available in Chinese and Spanish. These are reference documents only and should not be used to make an application. All applications need to be made on the English application form (link above).
The school day begins at 8.40 am. There are five, one hour periods for five days. The standard school programme finishes at 3.15 pm. Additional subjects and tutorials are offered in the late afternoon and evenings ... particularly before exam time.
There will be an Orientation Programme for all new international students. This programme will run from 25 January - 27 January 2017. A letter will be sent to all new students giving full details of the programme and advising the days you will need to attend.
All new International Students need to ensure their flights are booked to come to New Zealand and to start school by 25 January, 2017.
All returning International Students need to return to New Zealand and be ready to start school by 1 February 2017.
what STUDENTS ARE saying
The school is very well placed to sustain and improve its performance. Substantial and effective self-review for school improvement is an integral part of the work of the senior leadership team and faculty leaders. They are of high quality.
The college has a rich legacy of providing a caring, personal and respectful environment in which students are encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning. Both teachers and students are challenged to think, reflect and evaluate their own progress and achievement.
Students benefit from teacher use of strategies that concentrate on how to learn as well as what to learn. Innovation to benefit student learning continues as one of the hallmarks of Pakuranga College and the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) is transforming teaching and learning, and communication with parents.
High expectations for academic achievement are reflected in the board’s annual targets and the numbers of students gaining merit and excellence passes in NCEA. Teachers consciously support the personal development of young people. Social competencies are prioritised as well as academic success
This is a forward-thinking, future-focused school. The school’s curriculum promotes and supports student learning very effectively. Students feel empowered by the student-centered nature of the school’s curriculum philosophy and also consider their learning to be relevant and meaningful.
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