Covid Update – Return to School 9 September

On Monday 6 September, the Prime Minister announced that schools will be able to open for ALL students from Thursday 9 September. We are therefore looking forward to welcoming Rongotai College students back onto our campus on Thursday. We are asking all students to be at school by 8.50am on Thursday and to report directly… Read more »

Changes to NCEA 2021

We have been notified by NZQA of changes to NCEA Assessment dates for 2021. The dates for end-of-year NCEA and NZ Scholarship exams will be delayed by two weeks, to run from Monday 22 November until Tuesday 14 December (see updated amended timetable 2021). Dates for portfolio submissions will also be pushed back by 2… Read more »

COVID-19 – Update 23 August

Rongotai College is now physically closed to students as we are in Level 4 of Covid-19 lockdown.  We will not physically be open until further notice. We are now operating our Learning@Home on-line programme until further notice. Students will be able to access our Learning@Home on-line programme. To support your son’s learning, you can access… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 13 August

During the course of Term 3 we have highlighted a number of performances from our students outside of our mainstream codes, today we are going to acknowledge yet another of our own. MAX PETHERICK who represented Wellington in the Central North Island Quad tournament held recently in New Plymouth. Max played with distinction and displayed… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 6 August 2021

Rongotai is a like a micro version of New Zealand when it comes to the Olympics, we are small in size but we punch above our weight, this is highlighted but ALL our premier teams being in the codes top divisions and come finals time we are always in the hunt. In Sport they always… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 9 July 2021

BASKETBALL Its been a testing time for the Senior A Basketball team who had a rematch with Wellington College this past Friday, going down in a close fought 72-96 loss.  FOOTBALL The 1st XI took on St Pats Town last weekend and got the chocolates with goals from Preston Rota and Matene Da Vanzo securing… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 2 July

Thanks to all the players, coaches, managers and parents who swung into action over the past 10 days in our covid response.  College Sport Wellington mandated “no spectators” and it was great to see this followed in our indoor venues and outdoor facilities. Over the past two weeks our premier basketball, football, hockey and rugby… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 18 June

If you fail to prepare, you are preparing to fail. This weekend highlighted the time and effort your coaches have put in behind the scenes to prepare you each weekend. Some fantastic results have come out of the weekend but this is only just the beginning. FOOTBALL Congratulations to our 1st XI who in the… Read more »


A real highlight of the year to date has been the very successful season of “Jesus Christ Superstar” in mid-May. There has been considerable positive feedback from staff, parents and the wider community.  All were very impressed by the quality of performances and the wonderful way the 80 or so students in the cast, orchestra,… Read more »

SPORTS UPDATE – Week Ending 28 May

A famous quote in sport is ‘the harder you train, the luckier you get’. You spend more time training than you do playing matches so turn up to trainings with a growth mindset and get purpose from your sessions – you will be rewarded in the back end of the season. Swimming Over the past… Read more »