Returning to ‘Normal’

Rongotai College are closer to ‘normal’, with all students and staff expected to be at school unless isolating. It is great to see the large number of staff and students whose isolation has now ended back at school.   How learning happens in a pandemic – Level 2 Chemistry students being taught at school by… Read more »


7th – 11th March: we will roster one year group to stay at home for one day; work will be set by their teachers for boys to do at home.   This means students from the following year groups will remain at home on these days and then return to school on the next day:… Read more »

School Start Date 2022

On Monday 31 January, our Powhiri for all new students to Rongotai College (including all Year 9 students) will still occur at 9am but with COVID restrictions.  These restrictions include: The Powhiri will be held outside All those in attendance (students and staff) will wear masks NO Year 10, 11 or 12 students will attend… Read more »

NCEA Exams Begin

NCEA external exams began on Monday 22 November with Level 2 Physics.   Exams will continue through to 14 December.

Dux 2021

Due to COVID restrictions, Senior Prizegiving was held on 12 November as a live-streamed event from the Renner Hall.  Year 11, 12 and 13 students were in attendance, with Year 9 and 10 students watching the live-stream from their form rooms. Congratulations to James Sutton who was named the Dux of Rongotai College for 2021.

Māori Sportsman of the Year 2021

At the recent Sports Awards Assembly Harry Hall-Gray was named the Maori Sportsperson of the Year for 2021.   Harry has been very involved in a number of sports during his five years at Rongotai College but his main sport has been Water Polo. Congratulations Harry!  

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 »