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College Facilities

Waimea College is a multi-course, co-educational secondary school with a roll of 1500+ students. Our College has a proud tradition of success in academic, cultural and sporting endeavours. 

Our College occupies attractive park-like grounds that provide a relaxed and spacious environment for our students. We are well equipped with specialist facilities, advanced technology and equipment. There is a spacious assembly hall, performing arts suite, well-resourced International Students Centre, computer pods and specialist rooms for Materials Technology, Graphics and Art. Our spacious grounds include an area for raising plants in the Biotechnology Department. Our school kiosk is centrally located and has won Heartbeat Awards for its selection of modestly-priced, healthy, wholesome food.

 

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80 Classrooms 

8 Science Laboratories 

ESOL Classroom 

5 Computer Suites 

Specialist Art and Graphics Equipment 

Music and Performing Arts Suite 

Assembly Hall 

Canteen/Kiosk  

 

Very Large Grounds 

Swimming Pool 

2 Gymnasiums

2 Soccer Fields

2 Rugby Fields

Weight Training Room

3 Tennis Courts

3 Outdoor Basketball Courts

 

Current News

Senior Parent Teacher Interviews

Thursday 18 September and Tuesday 23 September,  3.45pm - 6.00pm

Parents and caregivers please ensure you have booked online.

Go to the Quick Link above  "Parent - Teacher Interviews" to access bookings password is 325MN.

 

Prizegiving Ceremonies - Waimea College Hall

 

Parents and Caregivers are welcome to attend:

 

Sports Awards evening  Wednesday 15 October at 7.00pm (Please be seated by 6.50pm)

 

Arts Awards evening Thursday 16 October at 7.00pm (Please be seated by 6.50pm)

 

Principal's Prizegiving Wednesday 29 October at 11.30am (Please be seated by 11.20am) 

 

Senior Academic Prizegriving Wednesday 5 November 1pm (Please be seated by 12.50pm)

 

Junior Prizegiving Tuesday 9 December 11.00am (Please be seated by 10.50am)

 
Waimea Goes Wireless

Students now have access to wireless at Waimea. Students are welcome to bring laptops and netbooks in class to aid their learning.
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We recommend you consider these aspects before purchasing a device for your son or daughter: - Lighter weight the better, battery life should last eight hours or more, screen resolution of 1366 x 768 or better, screen size at least 10 inches, keyboard an advantage, a protective sleeve, cover or bag is worthwhile.  Apple iPads have limitations within our school system we do not recommend these for students and staff.
 

Parent Portal

Parent Portal is ready to use, the link is just above this on the top right hand side under the quick links & e-links tab!

 
Ever wonder how Waimea College looked 40 years ago? With the Nelson Photo News you can search past editions and catch a glimpse of how things were... and maybe even a photo of you in your prime.