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Upper Hutt Leader : June 8th 2011
41 UPPER HUTT LEADER, JUNE 8, 2011 n Excellent academic results; in 2010 - 75% of students gained NCEA Level 1 (Upper Hutt College ranks in the top 3 co-ed schools in Wellington) - over 90% of students gained NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy - 70% gained NCEA Level 2 - 65% gained NCEA Level 3 n A wide range of academic opportunities for students - accelerate and learning assistance classes in the junior school, including opportunities for Year 10 students to study in Year 11 - a range of subjects up to Year 13, including 3 different PE options, 3 languages, Transition and Gateway - unique courses including Bioethics, Outdoor Education, Sports Performance, specialised study classes, n Creativity is nurtured and encouraged in Drama, Media Studies, Art and Music -- student activities and achievements in these areas are recognised nationally n 25 different sports, from netball, rugby and football to dragonboating, fencing and smallbore shooting -- our students achieve representative honours in many sports n Opportunities to participate in a diverse range of extra-curricular activities including UHC Rescue Team, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Kapa Haka, Indian Dance n Leadership opportunities for junior and senior students within a House system that provides fun House activities and support for students new to the school n Ongoing teacher professional learning focussing on developing excellent teachers for our students n A $20m rebuilding programme designed to turn the college into a 21st century learning environment, supporting and enhancing the teaching and learning in the college - Sports Centre opened in May - Administration Building under construction - Creative Arts Centre to be built in 2012 UPPER HUTT COLLEGE Upper Hutt College is an established learning community of 1200 students, with a clear focus on teaching and learning, providing: OPEN EVENING Prospective Year 9 students and their parents/caregivers are invited to our OPEN EVENING on Wednesday 15 June starting at 6.30pm in the Hall A guided tour of the school will follow a brief welcome from the Principal and students Upper Hutt College is a community, passionate about learning, that encourages pride, participation and excellence 3794943
June 1st 2011
June 15th 2011