Principal's News

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. Extraordinarily, 16 of these scholarships were from History – once again building on the legendary status amongst our students of one our many star teachers - Mr Graeme Moran. Three …

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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 block and gym and foundations are complete in the new Rumaki.

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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 of your child's absence, access the parent portal and check key dates. Receive alert messages instantly for your chosen groups. To download the app for free on iPhone or …

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Mountain Bike/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 use throughout the year for adventure races and triathlons. If anyone has any at home that is not being used and are collecting dust, please let me know by contacting …

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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 Centre at Western Springs Inc., is the home for all of the Western Springs College dance and drama classes. As well as housing these classes, TAPAC provides a unique, busy …

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New Families BBQ

Kia ora koutou, Our Western Springs College/ Nga Puna O Waiorea New Families’ BBQ is on Wednesday the 7th March from 6-8pm. This is an annual event for any students new to WSC/NPOW (from any year level) and their families. It is a chance for you to meet form teachers, class teachers and other families. This event will take place …

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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 with the Auckland Tramping Club over the last two years has been fantastic offering  Springs students more experience, resources, and fantastic tramping trips. In 2016, Tony from Auckland Tramping Club …

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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 that are ongoing the car park is more congested than usual. Please remind students to be careful when entering and exiting the car park. If dropping off or picking up …

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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 be playing in the 2B competition. Last season's 1C competition is now defunct. JUNIORS - Require a coach and management team for our Junior team, which is dependant on numbers …

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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 the year so you know what's happening with events, activities and opportunities. If any Year 13 student would like an appointment in the next week then please wallacek@wsc.school.nz First Year …

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Art News

Welcome back to all students, parents and staff at Western Springs College – Ngā Puna o Waiōrea. Congratulations to the following 2017 L3 NZQA Scholarship Award recipients: Carla Harre Scholarship Dance Aria Toilolo-Ite Outstanding Scholarship Design, Visual Arts Luke Evans, Oscar Furness-Wills, Rafael Hannah, Romily Marbrook, Luca McLean, Solomon Moores Scholarship Design, Visual Arts Pearl Beesley Scholarship Painting, Visual Arts …

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Two Dance trips to the Auckland Arts Festival in March! Firstly, congratulations to Carla Harre for receiving a Scholarship award in Dance 2017. This is a tremendous achievement. Coming up - Two Dance trips to the Auckland Arts Festival in March! Akram Khan's Giselle The classical dance Giselle, a story of love, betrayal and redemption, gets a 21st century makeover by superstar choreographer Akram …
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Coming up in Drama Year 12 Drama are currently rehearsing for their performance standard and will present a future punk version of Shakespeare's ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’ in weeks one and two of next term. With two large classes there will be at least four different casts. This is a major effort and will be a 'must-see' show. Following that …
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Scholarship Success Extended Greetings to our new and returning students The department would like to acknowledge the outstanding results from 2017.  Not only did we surpass the national averages for our decile in Level 3 Art Design and Painting, but a staggering 50% of students in total gained excellence endorsed in Art Design with seven overall achieving Scholarship awards (Luke …

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100 Motions Rd, Western Springs,
Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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Fax (+64 09) 815 6740
Email: admin@wsc.school.nz