Sports Report – 19 June 2020

On Friday the Senior A Badminton team take on Tawa at 4pm at the Badminton Hall in Hataitai. Junior Badminton begins on Thursday next week, Draws and teams are on the noticeboard at school. In Basketball, last Tuesday the juniors went down to Wellington College 63-50 in a tough fought battle at home. The Seniors… Read more »

Changes to NCEA for 2020

NZQA have announced changes to the NCEA qualifications for 2020, in addition to the changes to the examination timetable announced previously (see updated exam timetable) Students working towards an NCEA can gain additional credits, based on the number of credits they achieve during the 2020 school year. For every 5 credits a student achieves towards… Read more »

CSW Competitions to Resume

College Sport Wellington has confirmed the start dates for a number of secondary school competitions and events this term.  The planning by College Sport Wellington and its partners means that the appropriate risk mitigation measures will be in place before these start dates.  Ongoing, these plans and measures will be updated as new guidelines are… Read more »

Alert Level 2 – Rongotai College to Re-open 18 May

The Prime Minister has announced that schools will be able to open for ALL students from Monday 18 May.  We are therefore looking forward to welcoming Rongotai College students back onto our campus next Monday.  We are asking all students to be at school by 8.50am on Monday and to report directly to their Form Rooms,… Read more »

COVID-19 Update 4 May

A COVID-19 Alert Level 3 update for our senior students regarding NCEA The Prime Minister’s recent directive that in Covid-19 Alert Level 3, all Year 11 to 13 students are to remain at home and continue with online learning will likely have raised further questions for you about NCEA and what long term effect this… Read more »

COVID-19 Update 14 April

It’s been almost three weeks since we entered the COVID-19 lockdown, and we have experienced both School Holidays and Easter in lockdown. I hope things have gone well over this period in your ‘bubble’, and that you have found ways to collectively care for the wellbeing of yourself and your loved ones.  As we move into… Read more »

COVID-19 Update 24 March

Rongotai College is now physically closed to students, although a skeleton staff will be present to supervise sons of those people who work in essential services on Wednesday 25 March, if they choose to send them to school. Monday night, the Ministry of Education ordered that school holidays will be brought forward, and will now… Read more »

COVID-19 Update 23 March

The Prime Minister has announced that schools across New Zealand will close from tomorrow for everyone except for the children of essential staff such as doctors. A solution will be worked out for them and then schools will be closed entirely from Wednesday. We will continue our Learning@Home trial tomorrow, but it is no longer… Read more »

COVID-19 – Latest Update

There has been significant media coverage regarding the COVID-19 (Novel Coronovirus).  We are monitoring the situation closely, getting advice from both the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education. In line with advice received, any member of our school community who has passed through mainland China, northern Italy (specifically the provinces of Lombardy, Veneto… Read more »

McEvedy Shield Athletics

Tuesday 3 March was the annual McEvedy Shield here in Wellington. There were some notable performances from the Rongotai team. Our 63 points, represents a 66% increase from last year where we achieved 38 points. This was our highest points total since 2015. We closed the gap between 4th and 3rd to under 30 points… Read more »