"Drive beyond Excellence"
Pursuit of EXCELLENCE
DRIVING EXCELLENCE in SPORT, ACADEMIC and CULTURAL activities.We expect and support EXCELLENCE in your chosen discipline, acting as a HIGH PERFORMANCE role model.
Students selected for the ACADEMY will have their needs met and be EXTENDED to achieve EXCELLENCE in their chosen discipline and in their schooling.
We recognise that students attending Tararua College are jst as talented, gifted and motivated as any others in the country. However, that motivation is often tempered by the students’ ability to access the support networks available to students in higher decile urban environments. We aim to provide the support mechanisms to ensure all students, no matter what their soci-economic or ethnic background, have access to the best opportunities available whilst remaininf in our rural community.
High Performance Programme
Objective: To support students on the road to excellence in their chosen discipline whether sporting, academically or culturally.
Students who apply for the High Performance Programme will fall into one of three tiers:
Tier 1: High Performance Academy
Eligibility- NZ Representation, NZ Development team/programme, Regional A Grade representation, North Island/NZ Secondary Schools, sitting scholarship or Excellence endorsement in a subject area.
Students selected in Tier 1 will move into a specialised mentoring programme. The teacher will ensure they are academically meeting the demands of schooling while maintaining their performance in their chosen discipline. This will involve customising students timetables, managing assessment dates and providing guidance with goal setting will be assisted by specialists. Regular meetings with parents. Tier 1 students will also have the opportunity to wear the new HPA school tie.
Tier 2: Development Programme
How do I apply?-please contact Alex Mckinlay on 376 8344 or email. firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, please contact Alex Mckinlay on 376 8344 or email. email@example.com