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What is NCEA?

National Certificate of Education Achievement (NCEA)

NCEA, is New Zealand’s national secondary qualification. Northcote College offers NCEA at Levels 1 and 2 and 3 in years 11, 12 and 13.

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Student Leadership

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

John Quincy Adams

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Trips and Experiences

Outdoor Education is one of the seven key areas of learning in the Health and Physical Education Curriculum.

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Careers Information

Study abroad a range of subjects for as long as possible to allow more choices beyond school.

Pathways Day runs in term 3 each year to help students access information they need to select courses.

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Support Services

A personal development programme for secondary students, Peer Support contributes to the positive school culture by forging strong links and friendships between Year 13 and Year 9 students. 

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Useful Information

The Northcote College school behaviour guidelines are founded in respect for self, others and the environment

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School App

The school app is a great way to quickly access notices, your timetable and receive alerts.

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Reference Requests

If you would like a teacher to provide a verbal reference be sure to ask them first. They will provide their preferred contact details for you to use when applying for a job.

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SVA Awards

Log Your Volunteer Hours

Many students volunteer their time to help others - sometimes in an activity related to school, sometimes outside of school.

If you register on the SVA Award website you can log the hours your spend helping others and earn Bronze, Silver and Gold badges. These awards also can be added to your cv under community involvement.

Ms Meade is the in-school contact so she sees all the hours logged by each student and passes on the badges from SVA.

So don't wait. Do it now!

Kia manaaki te tangata

SVA Award Website