Northcote College 2016
Term 4 begins Monday 10 October
Applications for the 2017 academic year are open
at all levels.
Welcome to Northcote College
Northcote College has a proud tradition. It is the secondary school on the North Shore with the longest history. The School was founded in 1877. 2016 is the 140th year in the history of Northcote College.
People and positive relationships are at the heart of Northcote College. We recognise that each student is important and unique. We work hard to create an environment where students are happy, thrive academically, enjoy the co-curricular opportunities available and share positive values.
Year 10 Spanish have been studying the culture of Argentina over the past few weeks and once again that involved food!. There was an opportunity to tango thrown in.
Well done and thank you to all involved who made this day a success and and an enjoyable event for all of our students, staff and our wonderful guests from Thames High School. Read on for results. . .
At the start of each week this site publishes a summary of the organised sporting activities including highlights from the previous week.
Northcote College student, Vince Rushton joined Breakers imports Ben Woodside and Akil Mitchell in the SKY Jump off the SKY Tower recently in support of the Graeme Dingle Foundation.
Tongan Language Week was launched on Sunday 4 September at Northcote College with a surprise, and very popular, guest appearance from Olympic taekwondo athlete, Pita Nikolas Taufatofua.
The Northcote College Robotics Club shared their drone test flight success at assembly but acknowledged that the drone is still a work in progress. There is more fine tuning and research ahead to make it easier to control.
After months of preparation and fundraising the winter sports teams travelled far and wide for the 2016 Tournament Week. A summary of results for basketball, hockey, football and netball is provided below.
The Art Department would like to acknowledge and thank, Year 10 student, Maarie Cook, whose successful entry in the Block NZ art competition has provided four Wacom Intuos drawing tablets for students.
As part of the Careers Education programme at Northcote College students were given the opportunity to visit and look behind the scenes during NZ Fashion Week.
Year 12 student Ioana Yule Manoa, is the 2016 winner of the International Institute of Modern Letters’ National Schools Poetry Award, which coincides with National Poetry Day. Ioana won first place with her poem ‘History'.