Our Vision

Our vision at Ruawai College is a focus on the pursuit of knowledge and learning, where we value excellence, we value community and we value service to others. Seek after learning for the sake of your well-being – Whāia te mātauranga hei oranga mō koutou.

Our aim is to inspire students to be lifelong learners, to be respectful, to be resilient and to be responsible citizens.

Start of Year Programme 2023
To view a PDF version of this programme, please follow this link.

Monday 23 to Friday 27 January 2023
School office open (8:30am to 3:30pm) for enrolments and uniform.
Monday 30 January 2023
Northland Anniversary Day, school office closed
Tuesday 31 January 2023
All school buses are operating from this date onwards
School office open (8:30 am to 3:30pm) for enrolments and uniform

Senior Leadership Training (Year 12 Prefects & all Year 13)
Year 9 – 13 Course Selection, 11:00am onwards
Wednesday 1 February 2023
School office open (8:30am to 3:30pm) for enrolments and uniform

Senior Leadership Day (Senior House Leaders, Year 12 Prefects & all Year 13)
Thursday 2 February 2023
School office open (8:30am to 3:30pm) for enrolments and uniform

First day of school for all Year 7’s, and any new Year 8 & 9 students. Senior House Leaders, Year 12 Prefects and all Year 13 required onsite.
Powhiri (9:00am start), all whānau welcome to attend  
Friday 3 February 2023
All students onsite from this date onwards

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