4 November 2022
Our Apologies to Leah Thorby and Mariken van Daalen
Our sincere apologies to Leah Thorby and Mariken van Daalen for incorrect awards announced and presented at the Senior Prizegiving on Tuesday evening. The awards should be as follows:
Leah Thorby - Highest Achieving Year 13 Pasifika StudentMariken van Daalen - Highest Achieving Year 13 Māori Student
- Toothgroup Dental
- NCEA Exams begin
- Distance Learning
- Junior Exams/Assessments
Saturday 12 November
- Music Soirée, Hawkins Theatre, 7.00pm
- Staff Only Day
See our Events Calendar page to see more.
Senior and Year 11 Prizegiving Awards:
Year 11 Scholars with Academic Badges:
Lucas Hedley, Oscar Hayhow, Dalina Bond, Shaima Qadeer, Sakura Thornley and Emily Williams
Year 12 Scholars with Academic Badges:
Rahil Raj, Nicole Forbes, Devin Muir-Sak, Jack Johnston
Eden Annabell, Christopher Thompson, Lucie Harper, Olivia Pearce, Brianna Baker, Senaya Weeratunga, Kate Groshinski.
Jerkovich Trust Award:
Rosehill College University Trust Scholarship:
Stella Kim and Oliva Pearce
Paul Gough Commerce Award:
Hei Oha Whakatutukitanga o Te Mana Wahine Award:
The "He Toa Takitini Award" Award:
Tainui Afeaki Rickard
Rotary Club of Papakura Scholarships:
Kate Groshinski, Ingrid Lee, Megna Narayan, Olivia Pearce, Chirjeevin Tamber and Leah Thorby
Inder Lynch Achievement Award:
Tainui Afeaki Rickard and Arija Dunphy
New Zealand School of Tourism:
Prime Minister's Vocational Excellence Award:
Auckland University of Technology:
University of Auckland:
Anna Carter, Chirjeevin Tamber, Braiden Timothy and Kate Groshinski
Senior Leadership Positions for 2023
Congratulations to Kahurangi for Winning the House Cup 2022!
Junior Exams / Workshops
4 days, Friday 11th to Thursday 17 November (Tuesday 15 is remote learning)
Two 2 hour exams each day in the morning and afternoon: Period 3 is normal timetabled class.
Practical subjects will have workshops rather than exams.
Juniors need to make sure they know what will be in the exams and do study for them.
Instructions will be sent to each student's school email.
Teachers will have information about each day's timetable and rooms.
NCEA Exams 7 November to 2 December
Classes in the front half of the School will be re-roomed to the back of the School.
Your timetable will show the room changes, teachers have the room changes and they will be in the Daily Bulletin each day.
At the beginning of the day, at Interval and at Lunchtime you must stay away from M Block, B Block, C Block, D Block and the Hall.
At the end of each day you can only exit the School out the back gate or behind B Block past M Block to the South gate.
Bus students wait for buses away from the Hall.
Thank you for your consideration and cooperation!
StudyIt - Ministry of Education's NCEA support discussion platform!
The Ministry of Education’s StudyIt is an online discussion platform to support students studying for NCEA. The site provides students with a forum to ask questions and get answers from teachers and peers. There is information on achievement standards along with general study and exam advice.
StudyIt currently provides support for English, Maths, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Earth and Space Science. Click StudyIt for more information.
Study / Revision Advice
1. Register on the NZQA site a Learner Login to access standards, past papers, and sample answers.
2. Know from the Student Portal or Tutor Group Teacher what credits have been gained and what are still to obtain.
3. Complete all internals by the end of this Term.
4. Aim for 14 credits per subject including the externals.
5. Take advantage of subject tutorials and further opportunities to gain credits.
6. Know what is in the exam.
7. Have a study timetable - 3 x 30 minute sessions per day.
8. Study little chunks repeated often, in quiet.
9. Phones are a distraction - parents should have them during study time.
We wish everyone the best in their exams!
Registrations for Te Kura are Open in November
Registrations for Te Kura Summer School will be opening from 7 November 2022.
Summer School courses are delivered online from December to February, so with access to a computer and the internet, ākonga can learn anywhere and anytime. Te Kura (Correspondance School) accepts short-term registrations over the summer break.
Te Kura Summer School is a learning programme available for eligible ākonga (students) who require up to 12 NCEA credits to progress to further study, training, or employment.
The Health Education Community Consultation Process is Taking Place
Just a friendly reminder that our 2022 Health Consultation process has begun at Rosehill College. We invite all parents and whānau to give their feedback and consideration on our Health Education programme by Friday the 11th November.
An information letter and survey link has been sent to your email accounts that have been registered with the school. Please check your junk folder if you have not already received it then feel free to contact the school. Hard copies are also available from our school Reception.
Thank you for your support in creating a programme that meets the needs of our unique learners.
MIT - Te Pūkenga Trades Academy
We are looking for students currently in Year 11 who are interested in attending MIT - Te Pūkenga Trades Academy next year. Trades Academy involves going to MIT - Te Pūkenga one day a week instead of school during term time only. You will need to liaise with your subject teachers to ensure you keep up to date with all your classwork. In 2023 we have the following courses and placement numbers available:
- Full year Automotive Engineering – 2 places
- Full year Building – 7 places
- Half year Building / half year *Electrical – 8 places (you must complete both)
*The Electrical course does require you to have reasonable science results.
You gain NCEA Level 2 credits. There is no cost, and all necessary equipment is provided along with transport from school.
If you have chosen Trade Skills as a Year 12 subject, you cannot apply for the Building or Building/Electrical courses at Trades Academy.
If you have chosen Automotive as a Year 12 subject, you cannot apply for the Automotive Trades Academy.
To express interest or find out more please email Mrs McConchie
4 November 2022 - Gumboot Friday
Our purpose is to drive positive, societal, attitudinal change in the way kiwis, think, act and feel about mental health and build a more hopeful future for our kids.
40% of kids will have a major crisis often associated with some type of suicidal thinking before they leave school. 80% of those kids never ask for help because they are worried about what society will think, say, or do. Until societal attitudes change the problem will remain the same.
I Am Hope visits schools up and down the country normalising overthinking. Despite being a daily challenge for everyone, overthinking is one of the most isolating experience that a young person can have and no one is talking about it. I Am Hope’s ambassadors reduce the barriers to this kōrero by sharing their own vulnerable stories of hope and showing young people that the inner critic is both normal and manageable.
What can you do?
Throughout the year our I Am Hope ambassadors will visit over a hundred schools and communities up and down NZ delivering our message of hope. The I Am Hope tours are an unfunded service delivered at no cost to schools and communities and all costs are met by our charity. We need your donations to keep up with the growing demand. The I Am Hope school programme is an investment in our children’s future. Together we can build a better informed and more resilient generation of young people and arming them with tools to pass on to future generations.
Pānui Whare Pukapuka / Library Bulletin
It's now Term 4 which means summer holidays are just around the corner! Children and teens who don’t read much over the long summer holidays can lose gains they've made in their reading levels and fluency over the year. This is true for all children, but especially for children who are already struggling readers. Children who keep reading over the summer holidays can avoid the 'summer slide' and may even make reading gains for the start of the next school year.
We are pleased to say that we are offering our Summer Reading programme again this year. Students can borrow up to 10 books from the library for the summer holidays. They will also have full access to our huge selection of eBooks and Audiobooks online.
If you or your child are interested, please collect a permission slip from the library. It is important to note that summer reading is about reading for pleasure and not studying. Your child may choose books that are easy to read or that they have read before, please encourage them regardless of their book choice.
Click here for more information about how you can support your child with summer reading this year.
Pānui Rapuara / Careers Service Bulletin
AUT LIVE On Demand
AUT LIVE 2022 was a huge success! It was awesome to see the City Campus filled with friendly faces and lively conversation.
If students would like more information on studying at AUT in 2023, make sure you head to AUT LIVE On Demand - our video library which covers everything you need to know about study options at AUT. Our team is also available to answer any questions through the live chat function. AUT Live on Demand
Course Counselling - AUT
Students can still book an online course counselling session which will provide an opportunity to talk through the structure of a degree in detail, explore career opportunities and understand different degree combinations.
Stay on Track 2023 - AUT
Stay on Track will be taking place in January 2023, the weekend after students receive their NCEA results.
The purpose of this event is to help students who haven’t achieved entry into their chosen course find alternative pathways. The Future Students team will be available to talk through the next steps and different study options. The AUT Admissions team will also be on hand, making this event a one-stop-shop for anyone wanting to study at AUT.
Keep an eye on the events section of the AUT website for more details.
Job Opportunities From Our Community
Please refer to the contact person in each listing:
Firth Masonry Plant Site, Papakura 8 x Production Operators
- These are permanent full-time roles
- Starting rate $23.00 - $28.00 (dependent on experience) + allowances as applicable
- We have Days, Afternoons and Nights available
- Employee benefits - Discounts & Deals
Previous experience not required, if you have the right attitude, they can support the development of your career. Staff are encouraged to learn more about different roles that run the plant from mechanical engineer, laboratory technician to possibly becoming a Plant Manager. There are many opportunities and career pathways when you join FIRTH.
Email Tui at email@example.com to register your interest.
Pānui Hakinakina / Sports Bulletin
Good luck to our senior students who finished this week for NZQA Exams. We look forward to seeing many of you again next year.
All our junior summer seasons are now underway with all those playing already showing great progress and development. Thank you to the coaches who are helping our students put in the hard work.
Director of Sport
Thank you to Tayla Thorby for the photos of Sports Awards.
Ki o rahi Junior Championships
“Poho kererū ana!”
Our Junior Ki o rahi team played 5 games within the novice grade for their very first time on Wednesday 2nd November playing teams from Selwyn College, Waiuku College and One Tree Hill College and making the semi-finals they played McAuley High School winning 21-7.
Their final was against Onewhero Area School which we also won 12-5 being the final score!
Well done to our team:
Xzavier Haddon, Zidane Lemon, Xavier Leaupepe, Tana Starr, Ash Anderson, Mia Lemon, Acadia Nathan-Kaihau, Kalpana Tuitea, Chelsea Te Puni and Angel Blanchard.
Boys touch had a couple of tough games, against King's College and Tangaroa College, going down in both games, both were fiercely contested however. Player of the Day went to Locky de Baugh again this week.
After a scare and being behind by 2 tries against Aorere College, the Rosehill girls clawed their way back into the game and ended in a 3-3 draw.
Due to a fast start, from Pukekohe High School and again, being 2 points behind, Rosehill kicked into gear and won 5-2.
Player of the Day was split between Bella Sing who plays tough and Leah Giles-Welis who scored a couple of outstanding long range tries.
Thanks to coaches Mr Pahina and David Powell.
Keep up the good work teams!
Another set of mixed results for our 4 teams, with each recording a win and a loss.
Good luck for next week teams.
There will be trials for any Year 10, 11 or 12 students who wish to play volleyball for the school next year on Tuesday 15 November, 4.30-6.30pm in the Sports Centre.
Please come in gate 4.
This week saw our girls and boys junior softball teams take to the field.
Our boys secured a win against Mt Albert Grammar 9-3 while our girls beat Avondale College 7-2.
What a great way to start the season!
The teams next take the field on Monday for the One Day Tournament at Prince Edward Park on Monday 7 November.
Monday session meets in the carpark at Gate 1 if you are interested.
There are two sessions a week which anyone is welcome to attend. You can attend one or both sessions each week.
Monday morning (7.15am – 8.15am) is a 30-45 min aerobic run. We have a few courses planned out around the streets of Papakura/Karaka. We will run as a group (or 2) so it will be safe and social.
Wednesday afternoon (3.45pm – 4.45pm) will be a more structured session. We’ll do some drills, play some games and work on developing some fitness, speed and technique.
Only the sports hoodie ordered through the Sports Office is counted as a school uniform. These hoodies are designed to NOT have a name on the back, if a name is added after collection from the Sports Office they become a non-uniform item. All other hoodies & jackets, regardless of whether or not they have the school crest, are not school uniform and will be confiscated. Please do not wear these at school, they are for training and game days only.
Term 4 Training
Below are the training times as we know them currently. As things change we will inform students and whānau via email.
- 7 November - Junior Softball One Day Tournament
- 16-18 November - Junior Volleyball Championships
Keeping up to date
Please follow us on social media. This is where we post updates about trials, training and weekly games. We also like to celebrate our success there.
Ever wanted to learn to ride a bike? Or just brush up on your skills so you are riding confidently and safely on the road? HerRide is just what you need! A FREE 3 week programme aimed at girls and women of any age 9+.
- Learn in a supportive, female only environment
- Build skills and gain confidence
- The perfect way to have fun with the older and younger women in you whānau
- Bikes and helmets are provided, although you are welcome to bring your own, and food will be provided at the end of each session.
5 & 12 November, 9am to 12pm
Bruce Pullman Park
90 Walters Road
Come along and join us for a GIRLS DAY OUT! Click here to register!