Nau mai, haere mai.
Avondale College is a high performing, diverse, co-educational secondary school. Our school motto, Kohia ngā Taikākā, establishes our commitment to provide opportunities for all students to strive for academic, sporting and creative excellence, within an aspirational and caring environment.
Our HEART values: Honesty, Endeavour, Atawhai, Respect and Tenacity provide the foundation for student-focused relationships that allow our large school to have a strong family feel.
Students are at the HEART of all that we do, and our expert teachers support students to reach their potential within and beyond the classroom. Students are encouraged to communicate effectively, work independently, question, inquire and develop creative solutions.
Avondale College students consistently achieve excellent academic results. As well as the NCEA curriculum we offer Cambridge International qualifications, providing an alternative pathway to top universities and career opportunities.
Our Innovation Programme offers a third qualification pathway, with Avondale College awarding more industry-based IT certifications than any other provider in New Zealand.
Beyond the classroom we provide an extensive co-curricular programme, with a breadth of opportunity for all students to connect to the wider life of our school.
At Avondale College, our expectations are high, opportunities abound, and role models are plentiful. Our students achieve the exceptional and graduate from our school ready to make a positive contribution to their wider community.
We welcome families to visit us at our Open Evening on Wednesday 29 July, 4-7pm.