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From the Principal

From the Principal

Last week we conducted our school tours as part of the annual enrolment process. Interest is high and numbers coming through on the tours have been far bigger than in…

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Sports News

Sports News

ATHLETICS :     CENTRAL ZONE The following students were selected to compete in the Central Zone athletics meeting. SNR GIRLS Taeao Mann Delamere - Triple Jump, Hammer Throw JNR GIRLS 200m:…

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Basketball Senior Premier Relegation Game

Tough game against Mt Roskill who coming into the game we knew very little about except that they have had two warm up games against two teams from the Top…

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NZ Herald – School says axing streaming boost its NCEA results

This recent NZ herald article talks about our schools continued academic success and features a clip from Ruth Roberts and Chris Selwyn

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Sports Academy

Sports Academy

What an action packed term it has been for our Sports Academy students!! The year 11 class has just completed their open waters PADI diving certificate with a couple of…

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Art News – April

Art News – April

This term is ending with wonderful news from Drama who have recently performed at the Auckland West Regional University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival. A huge congratulations to Alice…

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VISUAL ARTS

VISUAL ARTS

Greetings from the Visual Art Department At the time of writing the juniors classes are busy finishing off the term with expressive paintings, sgrafitto works and printmaking.  Check out Y6…

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DRAMA

DRAMA

Shakespeare Globe Centre of New Zealand, University of Otago, Sheilah Winn Festival On Wednesday April 4, four groups performed at The West Auckland Regional Shakespeare Festival. All our performers were…

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MEDIA

48 Hour Film Festival Update Hey guys, not much news for media for the rest of the term, but there is the 48 HOUR FILM FESTIVAL next term. Entries are…

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DANCE

Dance opportunities for students (and whānau) Chance to Dance Saturday 26 April, 10am-4pm, Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber A day of FREE dance classes for people of all ages taught…

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Rebuild Update

Rebuild Update

Jessie Bernard -    It's great to see things inside the building compound areas are going up quickly. Foundations for the Waiorea build site and Main Block are well underway.…

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Science News

Science News

Level 2 Environmental Sustainability The Level 2 Environmental Sustainability students braved the weather recently to replant the garden beds in the village green. We were inspired by Allen Gorthy from…

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Careers News

Careers News

Kitiona Pasene, Otago University liaison officer, presenting to a group of Year 13 students last week in Waiora. Careers Website NEW!! WSC Careers Hub   The WSC Careers Department has…

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Student Exchange

Student Exchange

Student Exchange has an exchange student, Anna Pagel, enrolled at Western Springs College. Our local coordinator informs us that she has really immersed herself in the school community and has…

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News from the History Department

Graeme Moran - HOD History Europe trip! 2017 saw a combined History/Classical Studies trip to Europe. Staff in both departments, having recovered from the 2017 trip, are considering another foray…

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40 Hour Famine

40 Hour Famine

This year the 40 Hour Famine is raising money for refugee children from South Sudan. Conflict, famine and drought have led thousands of South Sudanese children to flee their homes, many…

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ASB Polyfest Success 2018

ASB Polyfest Success 2018

Congratulations to all whom participated in the annual ASB Polynesian Festival! Our school was represented well across all three divisions of the Māori Stage, and managed to place 1st overall…

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Open Week 2018

Open Week 2018

Western Springs College is a co-educational secondary school with a proud record of academic, sporting and cultural achievements. We are dedicated to offering excellence in secondary education to families in…

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Relay for Life

Relay for Life

On Saturday 10th March our Senior Sports Academy students participated in Relay for Life on the North Shore. This event is run by the Cancer Society where all funds go…

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Library News

Library News

LIBRARY MONITORS At the end of 2017 we farewelled our senior Library Monitors, some of whom had served the library since junior school.  The annual library award was deservedly given…

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Science News

Science News

Antarctica The Level 2 Environmental Sustainability class & 10AE called Antarctica earlier this term, as they are learning about Climate Change. Dr Rosa Hughes-Currie, a new Science & Physics teacher…

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Principal’s News

We are in celebration mode here at Springs/Waiorea with yet another clean sweep of all three divisions of the Maori stage at the annual Polyfest competition at Manukau Stadium. The…

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Peru Fundraiser – Quiz Night

Peru Fundraiser – Quiz Night

World Challenge Quiz Night Join us for a movie - themed quiz night Friday 23rd March 6:30 - 10:00pm Tickets $25 RSVP andersonru@wsc.school.nz WC Quiz Night Flyer A4

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Congratulations to our 2018 Polyfest winners

Congratulations to all our students who performed exceptionally at the 2018 ASB Polyfest this year. All three teams placed 1st in their respective divisions, their amazing performances can by view…

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Careers News

A weekly Careers newsletter is sent to students, staff, and parents containing useful and interesting careers related news for the coming week. Please ensure you read this newsletter thoroughly throughout…

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New Zealand Scholarship Success

Tuesday, February 13th was a day of celebration here at Springs as we learned that 31 Springs students had gained New Zealand Scholarship from the end of year exam round. …

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FMC Tramping Scholarship Trip

FMC Tramping Scholarship Trip

Western Springs College has had an active trampling club for three years. The club has grown and usually does a couple of tramps per school term.  The school club partnership…

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Download the new WSC and NPoW mobile school app

Download the new WSC and NPoW mobile school app

Western Springs College/ Nga Puna o Waiorea now have a mobile app for news and events, daily notices and other important school messages.   Use the app to notify us…

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Coaches & Managers – Term 2/3

We require team coaches and managers for the following sports in Term 2/3. RUGBY UNION 1ST XV - Require a coach and management team for our First XV which will…

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Sports Academy

Sports Academy

This year the Senior Sports Academy students are participating in the Relay for Life on the 10th and 11th of March to raise awareness and fundraise money for the Cancer…

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Car parking

Parents and students please be careful when entering the Auckland Council car park. The car park is shared between the Zoo, Tapac and school. Due to the current construction projects…

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New Families BBQ

New Families BBQ

Kia ora koutou, Our Western Springs College/Ngā Puna O Waiōrea New Families’ BBQ  is on Wednesday the 7th March from 6-8pm. This is an annual event for any students new…

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Principal’s News

Principal’s News

Foundations set for the big build After 9 months of site preparation, building proper has begun at the school with foundations, footings and reinforcing steel in the new main teaching…

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MOUNTAIN BIKES/HELMETS WANTED!

MOUNTAIN BIKES/HELMETS WANTED!

The Sports Academy department is looking for any mountain bikes and helmets that anyone may have. We are currently looking for around 10 mountain bikes and helmets that students can…

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TAPAC needs a Treasurer

Do you want to help our youth participate in the performing arts and enable the arts to thrive in Auckland? Then this is your chance! TAPAC, The Auckland Performing Arts…

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Actress in the Making!

Actress in the Making!

Congratulations to our very own Ria Sionetali-Rattray who has landed one of the lead roles for this years WSC-NPOW school musical, The Addams Family. Ria will play Morticia Addams, and…

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Open Week 2018

Western Springs College is a co-educational secondary school with a proud record of academic, sporting and cultural achievements. We are dedicated to offering excellence in secondary education to families in…

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Te Puna – Māori TV Series

Te Puna – Māori TV Series

Click the link to follow the new series Te Puna -  a documentary based series portraying the busy lives of our tauira, whānau and kaiako here at Waiōrea, inside and…

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Congratulations – WSC Netball Success

Congratulations – WSC Netball Success

Congratulations Western Springs College Senior Gold 2017 Plate championship winners Ngā Puna o Waiōrea Karoro Team who are the championship winners of their grade Congratulations to all!

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A Kiwi teen serious about sustainability

A Kiwi teen serious about sustainability

Nikki Mandow Photo Credit: David Tong Source: www.newsroom.co.nz Na'or Tal Alfassi Berman was the youngest member of the NZ youth delegation chosen to travel to Morocco to the annual leaders meeting…

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Ngā Manu Kōrero ki te Waitematā

Ngā Manu Kōrero ki te Waitematā

Ngā Puna o Waiōrea did exceptionally well last week at the annual Manu Kōrero regional competition held at Ngāti Whātua ki Orākei. We had four representatives who managed to place…

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Lions visit Western Springs College Ngā Puna O Waiōrea

Western Springs College Ngā Puna O Waiōrea had the honour of hosting a group of the UK Lions rugby team ahead of their game against the Auckland Blues. The experience was…

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Rhona Robertson, flying high

Rhona Robertson, flying high

Nikki Mandow Photo Credit: Alphapix Photography When 17-year-old Western Springs College student Rhona Robertson taught herself a front flip as a kid on her backyard trampoline, she never imagined that…

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Western Springs College student selected to perform at London’s Globe Theatre

Western Springs College student selected to perform at London’s Globe Theatre

HUGH COLLINS Source: stuff.co.nz Tagging along with a group of friends to a Shakespeare festival has payed off dramatically for Ella McIntosh. The 17-year-old Western Springs College student has been chosen…

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