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    by Sarah Ellix - Monday, 16 February 2015, 9:50 PM



    For Registrations and payments received after Friday 27 February we cannot guarantee there will be a place in a team or even a team available.

    The following sports are offered for winter. Click here for forms.


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    Tawa College Drama Dept proudly presents:
    by Sarah Ellix - Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 12:43 PM
    A newly devised year 10 play about internet
    and relationship safety that
    should not be missed.
    Tues/Wed. Lunchtimes in F6
    Tues. Night. 6pm in F6
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    Early Closures
    by Sarah Ellix - Friday, 14 November 2014, 6:22 PM

    Friday 7 November - Year 10 students released at 1.20pm following conclusion of their exams.

    Monday 10 November - Year 9 and 10 students released at 12.20pm due to Paid Union Meeting.

    Wednesday 19 November - Year 9 and 10 students released at 1.20pm due to staff training.

    Buses will be arranged for early closures on the 10th and 19th only. Buses will depart at the normal time on 7th November.

    (Edited by Jules Nicholas - original submission Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 12:03 PM)

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    #Stop the Bullying
    by Sarah Ellix - Sunday, 2 November 2014, 9:10 PM

    One of the topics on the Year 13 Legal Studies course was "Social Action". Students organised a protest against bullying as part of the Mad Butchers #BeefWithBullies campaign. All money raised will go towards this campaign.


    Here is Tawa Colleges contribution:


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    BYOD: Friday October 17
    by Sarah Ellix - Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 10:29 AM

    In 2015 Tawa College aims to become BYOD-enabled, with students able to access Internet services using a device of their own. 

    A test run will be held in Term 4 when students will be able to log-on with one device on Friday October 17th.

    Students are required to sign the BYOD form: which is to be returned to the school Office by Wednesday October 15th.

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    Gateway 2015 Applications
    by Sarah Ellix - Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:49 AM

    • Gateway subject for students who would like to try a job before committing
    • Gateway applications from Cheryl Robb in T11
    • Completed application returned before end of Term 3
    • Information evening for Students & parents on Thursday 16 October at 7pm in T3
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    Community Education
    by Sarah Ellix - Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 8:48 PM

    Term 4 2014 Programme is now on the web site www.tawacomed.co.nz

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    Prefect Information
    by Sarah Ellix - Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 12:12 PM

    This item summaries the process. Click on the link below for FULL details of the process, job description and application form.

    Click here for documents

    First page of Application

    • Complete electronically
    • Share with JNicholas via google drive or email to jnicholas@tawacollege.school.nz
    • Make sure it arrives before the end of Tuesday September 16th: you have until 23:59

    Second page of Application

    Hand this sheet into the Office: the deadline for this is also end of Tuesday September 16th:  

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    Intermediate Visit
    by Sarah Ellix - Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 10:19 AM

    40 students from Tawa Intermediate School came to visit the Digital Technology department on Monday the 8th of September. They learnt about vector graphics which are used everywhere from clothes to websites to billboards. The students learnt to use several tools in Adobe Illustrator to design some food packaging.  We hope to see some of these students enrolling on our Digital Information Technology (DIT) course or the new Computing & Information Science (CSI) course for 2015. Please contact Mrs Ellix for further details (sellix@tawacollegeschool.nz)

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    Big Sing
    by Sarah Ellix - Monday, 25 August 2014, 1:16 PM

    From over 250 choirs nationwide, the Tawa College Blue Notes were one of 24 choirs selected to participate in the Big Sing Finale which was held in Auckland 21-23 August.

    The choir achieved a silver award which is an outstanding achievement. Furthermore, they were judged to have gained the ...

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