News - Year 13

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One School Network

The first One School Network meeting took place at Shirley Boys’ High School on Wednesday 8 March, from 4:30pm to 6:00pm. The OSN is an initiative that aims to “break down barriers”. This could mean communication barriers between schools, schools and the community or youth and the rest of the community. It also provides a […]


Published: 09 Mar 2017
by SBHS

Important NCEA External Examinations Information

With NCEA external examinations very close, now is a good time to remind students and parents of the importance of these exams, and ensure that everyone is familiar with the rules and regulations that accompany this examination period. NCEA examinations start on the morning of November 10 with Level 1 English, Level 2 Spanish and […]


Published: 10 Oct 2016
by Alan McIntosh
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Young Ambassadors Trip 2016 – Sean Takai

For the last two weeks of term 3, I visited France along with nine other students to represent New Zealand on the Young Ambassadors Tour 2016, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of New Zealand’s Involvement on the Western Front during WWI. It was part of the Shared Histories project which allows students in New Zealand […]


Published: 16 Oct 2016
by Sean Takai
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Year 13 Outdoor Ed Wanaka Climbing Camp

Our year 13 OED class went to Wanaka for a rock climbing assessment, this piece of writing is about my experience during the trip. Before the trip, my feelings towards going were mixed. I was nervous but also excited. The class had been practicing lead climbing, belaying and other skills at the Roxx indoor climbing […]


Published: 06 Apr 2016
by anon