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New Head Boy and Head Girl

The 2013 Hebron Christian College Head Boy and Head Girl have been voted in by secondary students and staff. Congratulations to Ben Taylor and Ruth Turner.

Impressive NCEA results

The 2012 Hebron students from Years 11 to 13 have gained very impressive NCEA examPA 468x336 1results. Please join us in congratulating them.
Of last year’s Hebron students sitting NCEA Level 1, 83.5% gained Merit or Excellence endorsement of their NCEA certificate. This endorsement acknowledges that they have gained at least 50 credits at Merit or Excellence – an impressive feat requiring approximately three assessments per subject (on average) to be graded at Merit or Excellence. In comparison during 2011, 75% of Hebron’s Year 11 class gained the same endorsement. Both our 2011 and 2012 results are significantly higher than the national statistics for 2011 (the latest available), which show that 46.2% of Year 11 students sitting NCEA Level 1 around the country gained Merit or Excellence endorsement of their NCEA certificates.
At level 2, 81% of Hebron exam students gained Merit or Excellence endorsement of their Level 2 NCEA certificates. This is significantly higher than the 33% of Hebron Level 2 students in 2011, and the nationwide 2011 figure of 29.5% of Year 12 students sitting NCEA Level 2.
Our 2012 leavers have again given us impressive results. Not only did all students gain University Entrance and pass NCEA Level 3, 50% of the students gained endorsement of their Level 3 certificates with Merit or Excellence. Across the country in 2011, only 49.4% of Year 13 students gained University Entrance and 30.5% were awarded Merit or Excellence endorsement of their Level 3 certificate.
At an individual level, it is also great to see the beaming faces of students who have been aptly rewarded for their hard work. Well done, and keep up the good work this year.

Hebron congratulates ex-student, Simon Bridgessimon bridges 2

The Hebron Christian College staff, students and School Board congratulates an ex-Hebron student, Simon Bridges, MP for Tauranga, for being promoted by the Prime Minister to become the new Minister of Energy and Resources and a member of the National Government cabinet.

The NZ Herald writes: Simon Bridges - The trainer wheels are off for the MP for Tauranga often tipped as a future leader. promoted from outside to inside with the weighty portfolio of Energy and Resources, high on the Government's agenda, and Labour, which needs a deft hand in the wake of Pike River.

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Jackson Harpur NZ Herald Article

Written by Geoff Matthews on January 16th, 2013.      0 comments

Frantic internet check ends with smiles all round

Jackson 1Check out the article in todays NZ Herald about our 2012 Year 11 student Jackson Harpur and his NCEA result. Go to: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10859427

And furthermore, despite Jackson's worries about his maths, he passed with Merit! Well done Jackson - you are a celebrity! How do we go about getting your autograph?

Topics: NCEA, Student

Fabulous new staff joining the team!

Written by Geoff Matthews on December 23rd, 2012.      0 comments

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of two new staff members:

Natasha BrookingAdam Dewe 150Miss Natasha Brooking (left) has been appointed to teach our Year 2 & 3 class in Room 6. Natasha has recently completed her Bachelor of Education degree at Auckland University and is particularly skilled in numeracy, literacy, inquiry learning, and visual arts. Described by referees as "outstanding", Natasha brings an infectious enthusiasm that is sure to inspire her students. She is a keen sportswoman (particularly netball), lives in Te Atatu South and attends Equippers Church. 

Mr Adam Dewe (right) has been appointed to teach our Year 6 class in Room 10. Adam has just completed a Bachelor of Education at Laidlaw College and also has a Dip Ministry from Vision College. Adam's strengths include numeracy, literacy, creativity & innovation, maths, and e-learning, with experience in ESOL and special needs. Described as "very diligent, personable and energetic" by referees, we are delighted to have Adam join our team. Adam is married to Rochelle and they live in Henderson, attending Waitakere City Church.

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