Principal's Notes

Term 2 Holiday extended to 3 weeks at Springs: As we accelerate towards a move into the new school in July, I’m keen to share with parents in as many forums as possible the details of what I have already shared at last year’s prizegiving and with our students in assemblies – and that is our Term 2 holiday at …
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New Families' BBQ

Kia ora koutou, The Western Springs College New Families’ BBQ  is on Wednesday 6th March from 6-8pm. This is an annual event for any students new to WSC (from any year level) and their families. It is a chance for you to meet form teachers, class teachers and other families. The event takes place in Y Block on the Village …
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Download the WSC and NPoW

Mobile School App

Western Springs College / Nga Puna o Waiorea have a mobile app for news and events, daily notices and other important school messages.  Use the app to notify us of absences, access the parent/student portal and check key dates.  Receive alert messaages instantly for your chosen groups. To download the app for free on iPhone or Android Go to the …
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Student Learning Centre

Welcome We are located downstairs in B Block.  We are open all day from Monday to Friday and after-school on Wednesdays until 5 pm. We have 3 teachers available to provide support. Helen Thorpe can help with a range of subjects. Trina Sellers specialises in English, Music and literacy based subjects and Simon Henley specialises in Maths and Sciences. Any student …
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 WSC Football 2019 Registrations If you are interested in playing football for WSC this year and have not yet registered your intent to play could you please use the following link and complete the online registration form. https://aspirae.wufoo.com/forms/z7bai4p15giaxf/ To also keep up to date with trial and general WSC Football information ‘Follow’ the WSC Football FB page. https://www.facebook.com/WSCfootball/ We have …
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Sports Academy

My Sports Academy classes are participating in the Relay for Life again this year. This is an event that the Cancer Society runs to help raise money for cancer research and care. This event is in Mount Roskill on the 6/7 April. Each student has the goal to fundraise $200 but this is an optional aspect. If you are interested …
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Izzy Matthews, year 11 student has been extremely busy competing at the 76th Archery NZ National Championships that were held earlier this year in January.  She entered 5 events where she won and placed 1st in the Field Championship Event which was shot over two days - Friday 4th - Saturday 5th of January, a marked round where you are …
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WSC now has 2 physiotherapists (Kamal and Jen) working out of the Health Centre (Waiora). We are next to the Nurse's office. Come down and see us if you have an injury you want to get sorted or even a talk if you are not too sure.  This is open to WSC/NPOW Staff and current WSC/NPOW students. KAMAL BHIKA Physiotherapist. …
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Arts News

Welcome back to all students, parents and staff at Western Springs College – Ngā Puna o Waiōrea. Congratulations to the following 2018 Arts L3 NZQA Scholarship Award recipients: Georgia Menhennett Outstanding Scholarship Dance Kanako Hara, Rahiri Maihi, Eleanor Tubman Scholarship Dance  Toby Mangelsdorf and Marco Scott Scholarship Drama  Vinny Canning, Sabrina Ibrahim Outstanding Scholarship Photography, Visual Arts  Pearl Beesley, Iggy …
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News from the International Department

WELCOME TO THE NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS! This year, we welcomed 54 new international students from all over the world.  They had a four day orientation from 29 January to get to know Western Springs College and New Zealand life.  During the orientation programme, we gave them writing homework about “My First Week/Days in New Zealand and at Western Springs College”.  …
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Proposed Science Tour to NASA in 2020

A 12 day tour during the 2020 April Holidays to Florida and San Francisco. This is the 4th iteration of this trip, which we have run successfully on a 2-year rotation since 2014. The trip is open to any Yr 12 or 13 student in 2020,  at WSC who has science courses in their programme. The trip will include …
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WSC NPoW Careers Events 2019 Dates can be booked marked at the WSC Careers Hub Open days Otago University Open days Sunday 5 and Monday 6 May Waikato University 17 May 9.30 am at the Hamilton Campus Ara Polytechnic Christchurch  is 10th July Canterbury University Thursday 11 July Lincoln University Friday 12 July TBC Victoria University 23 August University of …
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Community Notices

From the Nurse

Can students who have been lent crutches from the Health Centre clinic please return them.  I did have 6 pairs and now have only 1 lonely crutch. Also, be on the lookout for rouge gastro bugs.  I am seeing many students with symptoms and some should not be at school.  Careful hand washing before any food. Let's try and stop the bug Nurse …
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Celia Lashlie

This film is back on the big screen throughout New Zealand from February 28th. This follows an extremely successful season at last year’s NZ International Film Festival with sold-out sessions. It was Celia Lashlie’s dying wish to make this documentary so that as many New Zealanders as possible could hear her messages and continue her work. You are helping to …
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Western Springs College
100 Motions Rd, Western Springs,
Auckland 1022, New Zealand
Phone (+64 09) 815 6730
Fax (+64 09) 815 6740
Email: admin@wsc.school.nz