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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

Well we are well in to Term 2.  This has been a busy and exciting time with the prospect of a new Principal on the horizon.


Information Evening for Parents of Students entering Year 9 in 2016

 

This will be held on Tuesday 28 July at 7.00 pm in the Hall.  This is an opportunity for parents to hear how our school is organised, our support systems and expectations and to meet in small groups in a question/answer session.


Enrolments are now open for 2016

 

Please have these in to the school by Friday 28 August 2015.


Enrolment & Open Day Information

 

Open Day:  Monday 3 August (4.00 - 5.30 pm and 7.00 - 8.30 pm)

 
Selling your home?

The ASB bank will give $500 as a donation to participating schools if you take out a new home loan over $150 000 before 31 December 2015. Click here to find out more.
 
 
 

The School Day

 

Form Time                  8.45am - 8.55am

 

Period 1                      8.55am - 9.55am

Period 2                      9.55am - 10.55am

 

Break 1                     10.55am - 11.20am

 

Period 3                    11.20am - 12.20pm

Period 4                    12.20pm - 1.20pm

 

Break 2                       1.20pm - 2.10pm

 

Period 5                      2.10pm - 3.10pm

 

 
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.