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Term 1, issue 2He pōkeke Uenuku i tū ai  - Against a dark cloud, the rainbow stands out brightly2022 has begun with what was to be expected but not wanted. In 2020, education and our ‘normal’ changed; and in 2021 the challenges and changes just kept on coming, with the year ending under the ‘traffic light system.’ Then, in 2022, schools reopened under the ‘red-light setting’ with even more change and more adjustments to the ‘norm.’ Despite having only just come back to sch...

March 24, 2022

NCEA Results - 2021

“You don’t get results by focusing on results. You get results by focusing on the actions that produce results” - Mike Hawkins 1. We consistently achieve significantly higher than the national average across all levels inNCEA results. 2. We consistently achieve higher than decile 10 schools across all levels in NCEA results. 3. The number of students gaining levels 1,2 and 3 NCEA are significantly greater than thenational average and other decile 10 schools. 4. The number of University Ent...

March 24, 2022

Single-sex schools vs co-ed: Who has the edge?

by Brett Henebery 11 Mar 2022Dr Nicole Archard is a highly qualified, passionate advocate for girls’ education – and with a Doctor in Philosophy in Gender, Girls’ Education, Women and Leadership, in addition to three Masters’ degrees, she is well qualified to champion that view. Dr Archard, who heads up Loreto College Marryatville, believes that a girls' school environment is the best place for girls to be educated and that it equips them to challenge gender stereotypes, develop a c...

March 24, 2022

How all-girls’ schools are breaking the glass ceiling

On 8 March, International Women’s Day 2022 celebrated the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. And perhaps nowhere is more important to highlight these achievements than in girls’ schools, where the next generation of female leaders are being crafted. Indeed, all-girls’ schools in Australia are hard at work making sure that young women not only understand their potential but are equipped to use it to effect change once they leave school and launch their chosen c...

March 24, 2022

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 Principal's WelcomeKia ora koutouGreetings to all our families. As you know the whole school participated passionately in our House Singing competition last week. This is a rare opportunity for every student to share their musical talents while being warmly connected by House spirit and pride. I was so proud of your tamariki. A job well done! An event like this doesn’t take place without the support of dedicated staff and supportive parents.  My thanks to each and every one of you! ...

July 13, 2021

DioNews Editorial April 2021

Kia ora koutou The academic year is definitely in full swing.  It is rewarding to see how well our students are integrating into both the social and academic life of the school. They seem happy and settled and ready to embrace the coming year. A number of our sports teams were successfully engaged in their respective regional and national campaigns at Summer Tournament Week. It has been gratifying to see not only medals but also our young women competing with pride in their school colours a...

April 23, 2021

DIO NEWS EDITORIAL MARCH 2021

Kia ora koutou.The year has got off to a flying start and it is great to hear the buzz of activity on campus. Many of the customary introductory activities are well underway or completed and our Year 9s and boarders have settled in smoothly.As a community, we can take enormous pride in our provisional NCEA and scholarship results for 2020. Considering the year that was, our students have achieved some outstanding results even exceeding previous years in overall achievement and endorsement rates....

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