Wairarapa College is the largest secondary school in the Wairarapa. Located in Masterton, Wairarapa College provides a dynamic learning environment blending tradition with innovation to assist each student in realising their full potential.
Set in spacious and beautiful grounds, the College contains a mixture of old and new buildings, presenting an attractive learning environment for students.
We invite you to explore the site and discover the many unique benefits of Waicol life, and we hope you will want to visit us in person. We look forward to hearing from you...
As Term One - 2014 draws to an end, the Board has been reflecting on the history that was 2013 and how we are progressing against our strategic goals.
As usual, the summer weather has arrived just as school starts!
Overall the NCEA results were satisfactory with some cohorts of students showing improvement and others not. The emphasis this year will be on overall and sustained improvement. This includes an increased focus on monitoring and early detection of issues in Years 9 and 10.
One key to this is attendance as it is clearly very difficult for the school to make a difference if the students are not in class. We have set targets for attendance and through the access that KAMAR gives parents and caregivers the attendance of any individual student becomes very transparent. We would ask that the school is supported in its efforts to get every student in class and learning.
The start of 2014 was pleasing as we saw an increase in enrolments which is positive both as a measure of community confidence in the school and also in terms of resources both monetary and staffing from the Ministry of Education.
And despite the lack of visible action, the property master planning process is continuing which will result in a significant investment in the school by the Ministry.
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Our latest ERO report can be found here