Category: Featured

McEvedy Shield Cancelled

The Rectors and Principals from St Patrick’s – Silverstream, St Patrick’s – Wellington, Rongotai College, and Wellington College have made the difficult decision today that this year’s McEvedy Shield Athletics Championships will be cancelled.   The 2021 McEvedy was originally scheduled for Tuesday 2 March, but could not take place due to COVID-19 Alert Level 2… Read more »

DUX 2021

On Tuesday 8 December we celebrated the end of the 2020 school year with our annual School Prizegiving.  Students received awards, prizes and certificates for academic achievement and effort and sporting and community service activities. There were also a number of special academic awards, including the announcement of the 2020 Dux, Jonathan London.   Jonathan… Read more »

Senior Examinations

Student Guide to Examinations – click here to download and view Senior Examination Timetable 2020 – click here to download and view

COVID-19 Update

I am sure the shift in COVID-19 alert levels announced by the Prime Minister on Tuesday night was the last thing any of us wanted to hear since this change came into effect. The boys have been fantastic today and have responded to this latest news in a calm and sensible way. The Alert Level for… 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 »