Wellington College

Student Notices

Thursday 21-Sep-2017

All school

International Students all Y11 - Y13 international students not here for NCEA are to attend the Y11-13 school examinations Thursday 14 September - Friday 22 September.  School as usual Monday 25 September.


Room Changes

Thursday 21st September

Pd 1

Pd 2

Pd 3

Pd 4

Pd 5

9ENG EJB/LL from LC4 to



10ART (4) TC from A1 to


10CHI (4) YF from LC9 to


10FRE (4) BD from LC2 to


10GER (4) TQ from LC1 to


10JAP (4) SM from LC8 to



Examination and period times

Years 9 & 10


Years 11 – 13

Thurs 14th Sept – Fri 22nd Sept


Morning Exams

8:50 – 9:55                              Pd 1


8:50 – 9:55                              Exam 1

10.00 – 11.00                          Pd 2


9:55 – 10:55                            Exam 2



10:55 – 11:55                          Exam 3 – no interval

11.00 – 11:35                       Interval



11:35 – 12:30                          Pd 3


Afternoon Exams




12:30 – 1:30                            Lunch


1:10 – 1:30                              Exam – lunch start

1:30 – 2:20                              Pd 4


1:30 – 2:20                              Exam 4    (Pd 4)

2:20 – 3:15                              Pd 5


2:20– 3:15                               Exam 5    (Pd 5)



3:15 – 4:15                              Exam 6    afterschool

No Tutor periods or assemblies during the examinations period.

The last Friday of week 9 (22nd September) is the start of the College’s Scholarship    Examinations. The only senior students required to attend on Friday are those sitting Scholarship Examinations. All other senior students resume normal classes on Monday of week 10.         

Admin, Deans, Guidance
All students

Scholarship Geography: Tutorial tomorrow morning 7.30am - 8.25am in 303.


WC Practice Scholarship Exams: A link to the booking sheet has been emailed to all candidates. It is also at the end of this message. Please book the practice scholarship exam slots that suit you. https://goo.gl/forms/j7u2PCntYLY9SRbC2


The 'official' team shirts for football & hockey are in stock at the Uniform Shop. If you bought a 'replacement' shirt earlier in the year, please make sure you bring this shirt to the uniform to swap for an 'official' team shirt. No further cost is required. The deadline for swapping shirts is the end of Term 3.


Scholarship Chemistry, Physics and Biology workshops are happening at Vic Uni in the upcoming October holidays. For example the Chemistry day is on Thurs 5th Oct, with the Bio day on the 3rd and Physics on the 7th. These are excellent, they are presented by experts in their fields and will provide a valuable boost to your chances of success in the schol exams next term. Register directly with Vic by following this link. You will also need to pay $25, directly to Vic, when you register. (payment info can be found at the same link)


Crêpes! On sale on Friday lunchtime outside LC2.  $2 for sugar+lemon or jam, $3 for nutella or caramel. Mathieu Clatin is fundraising as he has been selected for an international gymnast competition in Texas. Come and support him and eat some great crepes cooked by Cafe Bréton. They will be on sale each week for a few weeks this term and next. 


150th Hoodie: these have now arrived into the shop and are ready to be collected. Limited quantities are still available to purchase ($80) if you forgot to pre-order.


Mr Lyster's Year 9 Maths Class    reminder to please come to period 4 at 1.20pm today, thanks


10JTR Te karanga mahi (Call of Duty): 10JTR he honoretanga noku kia mahi mo toku kura.  10JTR have the honour and the privilege of serving Wellington College as the Duty Tutor Group for weeks 8 and 9 of Term 3.  Report for duty at 12.55pm in the corridor outside Mr Ashby's office.  Your attendance is expected and a roll will be taken.  Do not be late.


2018 Course Planning for Lincoln University is on Monday 25th September. We strongly encourage you to attend this session if you are planning on going to Lincoln University in 2018. Bring your lunch to SR1 at 12.30pm


Year 9 & 10 students interested in getting babysitting jobs would benefit from doing the 1 day course to gain a Plunket Babysitting Certificate. This course will be run during school time on Friday 17th November. It is hands on and provides an opportunity to become responsible, respectful and competent babysitters. Please register your interest by emailing your name and tutor class to Mrs Sims - a.sims@wc.school.nz 

Lost and Found

Named Lost Property:  YR9   Oliver Penty9NJC  Sam McGovern9Kea YR11 Theo Castle-McLean11BG Boston Hart11MN Henry Simi10DL Cameron Cunningham11JT  Cruz Winter11RG YR12 Joseph Poata12TR Jayden Taufale12MM Alex campbell12PJL YR13 Harrison Clark13JTC  Sione Helu13SMT

All unnamed clothing will be sent to charity in the school holidays


Calling all rock bands. Any student rock bands/jazz combos/small instrumental groups/soloists that would be interested in performing at the 150th Celebrations on October 21st, there will be a meeting Tuesday 26th of September (week 10) in B2 at interval. See you there. 


Chorale. Interested in auditioning for the Chorale 2018? Audition material can be found on the Music Departement Website and see Mr Boyle in the music office to sign up for a time. Auditions will be held week 2 and 3 of Term 4. Current members do not need to sign up. 


Junior Badminton: No lunchtime practice or games this week. Thank you players for a great season and we are looking forward to Badminton in 2018. 


Rugby Awards - all rugby players are invited. Food & refreshments provided.  12.35pm on Monday 25 September (Day 4) in the Sports Centre.


Volleyball: Senior Training on Tuesday after school and Junior training on Thursday after school this week.


Athletics - We are back into the swing of things full time now! Trainings are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday after school at Newtown Park. See Mr Tinkle or Mr Paul for more details.


Notices printed at: 21-09-2017 06:24am