Rangiora High School is a large school. To provide a greater sense of belonging the school is divided into six House groupings each of approximately 280 students and 30 staff. Houses also provide a basis for inter-house competition in sport and cultural activities. The six Houses are: Lydiard, Ngata, Mansfield, Rutherford, Sheppard and Hillary; all New Zealanders who have achieved distinction in their area
Strategic Leadership Team
The Principal leads a team who work with the Head of Guidance, the Heads of House, the Deans and other guidance staff to provide a supportive and family-like atmosphere for students.
Head of House and Dean of House
Heads of House and Deans of House will work with the same
students throughout their high school career. Over these five
years they get to know the students very well and are frequently
in contact with parents. They will encourage good academic
achievement and good behaviour as well as establishing a sense of
belonging for students.