Category: Academia

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 »

2019 Dux

Congratulations to Dean Banks who was named the 2019 Dux. Dean is an outstanding all-round academic, who was first in Classical Studies, Chemistry and Physics, and first equal in Calculus. Congratulations to Dean and all students who gained received at the ceremony. Other Academic prize winners for the evening were: Seatoun Arts & Crafts Prize… Read more »

Careers Expo at Rongotai

The Careers Department hosted a Careers Expo at Rongotai College on Wednesday 20 March.  Providers from various institutions set up in the Renner Hall and all students were given the opportunity during the day to visit the expo.   Evans Bay Intermediate School Year 8 students also attended. Those in attendance included Massey, Otago and Victoria… Read more »

Academic Excellence

At a full school assembly held on Friday 1 February, we celebrated the NCEA performance of our students in 2018. Our students continue to do themselves and the school proud in NCEA.  Academic Honours for gaining NCEA with Excellence were awarded to Angad Chauhan and Andrew Eng  (Year 13 2018 – Level 3), while the… Read more »

2018 Dux

Congratulations to Angad Chauhan, the Rongotai College Dux for 2018.

NZ Youth Parliament

Congratulations to Jamal Fiso who has been named as the Rongotai electorate representative for the Youth Parliament for 2019. The six-month Youth Parliament programme provides an opportunity for young New Zealanders to discuss what is important to them as Youth MPs, and to actively work on topics and issues they are passionate about. Jamal will… Read more »

Prefects Added – 13 April

A further six prefects to our Student Leadership Team. Congratulations to Abdirazak Jama, Shannon Lucas, Diarn Maurirere, Taine Murphy, Tuaru Nathan and Steven Va’a on their appointment.

Academic Awards Assembly – 2 February

At the first Friday assembly for 2018, Academic Awards were presented to those students who gained NCEA Excellence endorsements. Excellence endorsement students were presented with an a Merit endorsement students were presented with a certificate. Those students who received Excellence endorsements were: Level 3 – Daniel Gibbs, Tom Hughes, Rian Lee and Sathvik Panda. Level… Read more »

Powhiri – 29 January

New students and staff members, along with some parents of the new students, were welcomed with a powhiri on the first morning of school. The Principal, Mr Kevin Carter addressed the school, warmly welcoming them to Rongotai College and wishing them well for their time here. He also pointed out that to get the best… Read more »

Prefects Announced – 2018

Prefects for 2018 Announced – 1 February At a special assembly, the Principal, Mr Carter, announced the Prefects for 2018. Adam Rybinski (Head Prefect) Luke Purves(Deputy Head Prefect) Ethan Makisi (Arts Captain) Charles Lave (Cultural Captain) Saajan Patel (Sports Captain) Eric London (Academic Captain) Prefects Jake Brownlie Seamus Durkin Andrew Eng Ollie Galvin Henry Hollis… Read more »