Open Invitation Ropu Whakakotahi / Community Liaison Group

The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday 18th February 2015 at 6pm in our School Marae. All are welcome 

The importance of this group cannot be overstated.  Since its inception this group has provided an opportunity for parents and caregivers to have their voice within the school.

It provides access to Kaumatua, Kuia, Board of Trustee members, staff and more importantly other parents, caregivers and students that make up the community of Bay of Islands College.  It is led by former student Paul Tipene and kaumatua Sonny George.  The invitation is an open one. The group holds fast to the maxim that, “ It takes a village to educate a child.” Our meetings start at 6:00pm sharp and finish with a cup of tea at 8:00pm. Haere mai.


For all Parents/Caregivers and Students

Thursday 19th February at 4.30pm in the Quad Area.

If you wish to bring something along to share please feel free to do so.

We look forward to seeing you all there.


Survey Return

At the end of 2014 a survey was posted out to all parents regarding the Ministry of Education’s recent re-calculation of our schools decile rating using data from the last Census.

If you could please make sure you get the completed survey back to us as soon as possible so that we can apply for a review of the MOE’s decision.  Thank You


The first NCEA information evening will be held on Thursday 19th February (after the Meet n Greet the Teacher BBQ) at 6pm in our school Marae.

It is highly recommended that you come along with your son or daughter who will be sitting NCEA (Level 1,2 or 3) this year. This evening presentation will be an excellent opportunity to become familiar with the language of NCEA and learn about the detail important for you, to support your child towards Excellent or Merit Endorsements.

Come along to the Meet the Teacher BBQ first, and afterwards attend the Information Evening. We promise it will interactive and fun.

Darlia Walker and Jaqi Brown who will be running this information session are well practiced and enjoyable presenters. You will also receive a
hand-out to take home to refer to and discuss with your child.