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From the Principal

Gregory Pierce - BA DipTchg MEd Leadership(Hons)

Welcome to Aorere College

Aorere College has been serving its local community for almost 50 years. Students are the heart of our school and they continue to enjoy success across the wide range of opportunities on offer, displaying pride and commitment.

A clear academic priority ensures that students are achieving to their potential in their learning programmes. Every student is expected to gain the qualifications that will allow them to progress into further learning after schooling - whether at university or other tertiary providers.

To complement this academic focus, the school offers comprehensive programmes in the performing arts as well as sporting and cultural activities. Many students enjoy the opportunity to represent their school outside the classroom with a number going on to gain national recognition in their chosen area.

We provide a safe and caring environment to which our students want to belong. Our motto "virtus caelum recludit" (character opens the way to the heavens), reflects the overall goal of the college in building young men and women of character, aspiring to the greatest heights in their own achievement, yet still prepared to serve the wider community. Thank you for considering Aorere College as a school for your son or daughter. We look forward to working with your family as we grow the young men and women of Aorere into the future leaders of our community.