2024 Course and Careers

Take pride in how far you have come, and have faith in how far you can go.

This document has been developed to help you make the best choices you can for your future academic programme. Together with your family and teachers, you need to carefully consider how a decision made today will influence the opportunities open to you in the future. There are many pathways available to you, and everyone has a different path to follow.

Columba College has made a promise to you, through its Charter: That all students will actively engage in the pursuit of their highest academic outcomes, as underpinned by the New Zealand Curriculum and measured by NCEA.

For our Year 11, 12 and 13 students we aim to provide a senior curriculum that maximises opportunities to meet the learning aspirations and achievements of each student, and that encourages all students to identify, seek out and achieve personal excellence in learning, as evidenced by the NCEA.

To achieve these aims we provide highly qualified, committed and experienced teachers, a diverse range of options including those delivered through other organisations, and a high standard of resources.

Your responsibility, therefore, is to make wise choices, persevere in the face of challenges, meet deadlines, attend regularly, stretch yourself in your learning, ask for help, and enjoy yourself.