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Kavanagh College

T3 - 2021

Despite an interrupted term, our students have all been very engaged in academics, sport and cultural activities. Roll on Term 4!

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Term 3 at Kavanagh College: Busy as always.

by Nicki Ridden-Angus

Despite the challenges of a short lockdown, our students were very busy this term, with sports, cultural and academic events and travel available for them.

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Kavanagh has moved to E-school for international student enrolments

by Nicki Ridden-Angus

All international student enrolments can now be completed online - which removes the need for paperwork and is an easier process for students, agents and families.

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Excellence

Excellence Endorsements already!

by staff

The school year is not finished and Covid has had an impact, yet a number of students have still earned more than 50 Excellence credits.

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Science Teaching Leadership Programme

by Kerron Thomson

Kerron Thomson, HOD Science, is currently participating in the Science Teaching Leadership Programme administered by the Royal Society.

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Year 13 English

by Adrienne Buckingham

Reading and performing the final act of Shakespeare's eponymous play brought out the best in our learners this week.

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Phoebe

Kavanagh HAS got talent!

by Georgie Watts

We were lucky to hold our annual talent show on Wednesday and we watched 19 incredible acts in 2 shows.

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Sewing Club

by Sue Robinson

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10BU

by Adrienne Buckingham

Lockdown Spring Haiku Challenge

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Outward Bound Experience

by Jack Pearson-Howell

My name is Jack Pearson-Howell, I'm in year 12, and over the July holidays I went on a 21 day Outward Bound Mind, Body and Soul course.

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Year 13 Earth and Space Science

by Peter Drury

On the 12th of August, a group of Year 13 students, who are taking Earth and Space Science took a field trip exploring the Dunedin volcano.

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Duke of Edinburgh, Hillary Award Successes

by staff

In 2019, we started offering a dedicated Duke of Edinburgh, Hillary Award as an option for year 11 Health.

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Year 13 Geography Trip to Queenstown

by Sue Roberts-Blyth

Year 13 Geography students are working towards a Level 3 External on Cultural Processes, so on Sunday we departed for Queenstown to study the spatial and temporal impacts of tourism in the Lakes District.

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Bishop's Shield

by Staff

This weekend, Kavanagh College is competing in the annual Bishop's Shield Speech and Drama competition between the Southern Region's Catholic Secondary Schools - St Kevin's College (Oamaru), Kavanagh College, St Peter's College (Gore) and Verdon College (Invercargill).

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Kavanagh Day

Kavanagh Day

by Staff

Kavanagh Day is the College's Feast Day when the whole school gathers together to celebrate our unity and our diversity.

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Year 12 Geography Trip to Aoraki Mt Cook

by Sue Roberts-Blyth

Year 12 Geographers were on a mission to collect data for their Level 2 assessments, so the intrepid bunch set off early on Monday for the South Island High Country.

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Kavanagh Musos

Kavanagh Jazz Musos

by Georgie Watts

Kavanagh put on a great show on Friday at the annual Dunedin Youth Jazz Competition.

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