The Introduction Document

Earlier in the year we produced a booklet to introduce Rolleston College to our community. It introduced the key elements to how we plan to structure the learning at the college. It has proven to be a very useful booklet and one that has encouraged plenty of positive discussion. Rolleston College FINAL (1)

T’aint What You Do.

Last week I attended the #edchatnz conference, outstandingly organised by Danielle Myburgh and warmly hosted by Rototuna Junior High. Thanks to everyone involved. As with any effective conference this one made me think about a wide range of things and what follows is a fairly random collation of these thoughts. The dominant idea that seemed … More T’aint What You Do.


Anyone who has driven past the College site recently would have noticed just how rapidly the buildings and environment are growing and changing. It seems that every day brings new visual developments. As the two photos above show, it wasn’t that long ago that the site was an undeveloped patch of land on the outskirts … More Progress.


Foundation Staff   I am extremely excited to announce the appointment of the foundation teaching staff at Rolleston College. We have been fortunate in appointing a team of highly skilled and dedicated educators to drive the Rolleston College vision and inspire our learners to realise their full potential. The appointed staff cover all of the … More Appointments.

A Reading List

Over the last few weeks I have been totally preoccupied with, and consumed by, the appointment of teaching staff process as we move towards staffing the school for our start in 2017. This process has been very exciting but has also made me reflect on the professional development that we will all undertake as part … More A Reading List