- Northcote College rates among the top performing schools, consistently achieving academic results well above the average. It has a history of success and students are encouraged to achieve.
- An outstanding music and arts programme has had continual success. The Jazz band has the national record of wins in the national Easter competition.
National Scholarship Examinations
Scholarship is the most challenging examination for Year 13 students and reserved for students achieving high academic scores. Students choose to challenge themselves academically with these very demanding examinations and we are pleased to report that Northcote College students achieve considerable success.
Bobbi Gichard 13KDY will compete at the World Swimming Championships in Budapest from July 23-30 this year.Bobbi's specialty is backstroke and she took out two gold medals and a silver at the New Zealand Championships.
Students often leave gifts when they move on from Northcote College and Aaliyah Albo (Year 13 2016) is no exception. Her striking flax design graces the entrance to the newly revamped Wellness Centre.
The winners of the Northcote College Senior Writing Competition were announced at the Year 13 assembly last Friday. Congratulations to Freya Markula, Toni Schollum and Matthew Goldsworthy.
This weekly report is a summary of the sporting action over the last week - based on the information received from coaches and managers.
The Northcote College Tongan Group which included students from Birkenhead and Westlake Colleges came away from Polyfest with first place in the Paddle Dance. Congratulations to all students involved.
Congratulations to Kaarearea, I Rangiaatea and Te Maunga Roa Shepherd whose poetry placed first, second and third (respectively) in the Year 11 Writing Competition.
The annual Northcote College Swimming Sports saw records tumble on Friday 24 February with some outstanding performances from Lily Zhang and Bobbi Gichard.
All 14 successful 2016 NZ Scholarship students returned to school today to have their achievements recognised. In all, these students gained 16 subject scholarships in 10 different subjects.
Former student Esther Ige and her family were guests of the Governor General at Government House in Wellington recently at an award ceremony for gaining the top mark in Photography.
Connor Westbury in Year 10 was victorious at the recent Kartsport Auckland Club Championship.
Elijah Neblett in Year 12 has been selected to play in the Oceania Football World Cup to be held in United Arab Emerates in October this year.
Matthew Jackson (13NA) has been selected to represent the Hon. Dr Jonathan Coleman MP for Northcote, at the 2013 Youth Parliament.
Nicky Ingram gained the top score in New Zealand in Year 11 for the ICAS Writing Exam.
Former student, Julian Debruyne is in the NZ U19 Underwater Hockey team competing against the world's best in Hungary.