Student Leaders 2017

Introducing our student leaders for 2017:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                CoLeaders

Male Co-Leader Kwaylin Hubbard
Female Co-Leader Jessica Burgess-Smith
Student Council Secretary Thomas Cooper
Student Council Treasurer Frances Harnett-Darlington
Sports Captains Andrew Hills and Jakaia Williams
Performing Arts Captains Cody Hickford and Britney Good
House Leaders  
Hillary Zia Macdermid and Teuila Nosa
Rutherford Jeremy Plazuelo and Waithui McAdam
Ngata Zion Elers and Le'che Kingi-McCavana
Sheppard Logan Mercer and Amber Davis

AWD Athletic Champs

Congratulations to two of our students, Braden Kendall and Hayden Wilson, who competed in the Para ID section of the New Zealand National Secondary School Athletics Champs at the end of 2016. Braden placed 2nd in the Senior Boys Shotput and 2nd in the Senior Boys 100m and Hayden placed 3rd in the Senior Boys Long Jump, 3rd in the Senior Boys 100m and 3rd in the Senior Boys 200m. Congratulations!

2017 Start Dates

For a full calendar of events please click here.

Monday 30 January
Teacher Only Day
Course confirmation for Year 12/13 students (9.30am-11.30am OR 1.00pm-3.00pm)
Student leader photos 10am (Conference Room)
Gateway health and safety course

Tuesday 31 January 
Teacher Only Day
Peer Support Training (8.45am-3.15pm)

Wednesday 1 February—First day Year 13
1.30pm: Year 13 students to Auditorium

Thursday 2 February—First day Year 9
8.45am: Year 9 students meet by flagpole at front of administration block
8.45am: Year 13 to form rooms then to Gym for Powhiri
9.00am: Powhiri followed by form time
11.00am-3.15pm: Normal programme

Friday 3 February—First day Years 10-12
8.45am-3.15pm: Normal timetable for all students

Monday 6 February
Waitangi Day - school closed

Tuesday 7 February
Normal timetable for all students

Office Max Stationery

Stationery and workboots can be purchased online with Office Max. Please see their website for details:

For a list of stationery requirements for each year level, please click here.


Schooltex VIP Night

Schooltex are hosting a VIP night at The Warehouse Palmerston North on Tuesday 17 January 2017 between 3pm and 8pm for parents and caregivers needing to purchase Awatapu College uniform items.

Schooltex will have a team of dedicated uniform experts and will be offering exclusive discounts on certain item/s, zero deposit laybys, and a chance for your student to win their Schooltex uniform purchase back.

On confirmation of your support to the VIP event, Schooltex will automatically put you in the draw to win 1 of 2 $300 Warehouse Group vouchers.


Junior Honours Awards

Junior Honours will be held on the last day of term - Friday, 9 December at 12.30pm in the Gymnasium. All parents and caregivers are welcome to attend. The ceremony will conclude at approximately 1.50pm. Students will then attend a brief Form Time and be released from school at 1.55pm.