Whangaparaoa College incorporates the best educational practice from New Zealand and around the world.
The school delivers an innovative curriculum with intensive use of modern technologies within an environmentally aware site.
Access to Technology
Teachers and learners at Whangaparaoa College enjoy a fun, relaxed and exciting atmosphere with pleasant surroundings and great views over Stanmore Bay
Great learning Facilities
Whangaparaoa College believes in:
• The high importance of learning
• Valuing the individual
• Challenging ourselves • Giving of our best
• Respecting oneself, others, and the environment
• Being a safe and well-managed school
• The importance of strong and appropriate relationships
• The vital partnership of home and school
There is a special common room for international students and a classroom for the teaching of English language support. As well there are all the facilities of a large, modern well-equipped school.
international students participate in these activities.
The school is very spacious covering 19.5 hectares, with wide-open spaces and large fields. It is close to the beach and classes will often walk to the beach for science or other lessons. Most learners walk to school from home or use the inexpensive school bus.
It takes about 30 minutes by the motorway to get to the centre of Auckland City. Auckland is a large city with world-class recreation activities. It is often called the City of Sails because there are so many people sailing. It has also the facilities of a large city including restaurants, sports stadiums, music and cultural events, and outstanding art galleries.