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      • Technology and Education
        • 15 Jun 2017
        • Queen Margaret College
        • Of late, I have been reflecting on the dramatic changes I have seen in education through the use of technology since I took up the role of Principal of the College in January 2004.

      • International Week
        • 1 Jun 2017
        • Queen Margaret College
        • Bonjour, Hola, Kon'nichiwa, Nǐ hǎo and Talofa,   What fun we have had over the past few days celebrating International Languages Week and also Samoan Language Week.

      • Opening of the new playground
        • 4 May 2017
        • Queen Margaret College
        • Undoubtedly, the highlight of the week has been the opening of the playground, an event made even more exciting because it has been eagerly anticipated over the past months with Junior School girls observing through their classroom windows this project coming together.

      • EOTC Week
        • 16 Feb 2017
        • Queen Margaret College
        • As this is EOTC week, Year 6 - 13 students have been engaged in a range of exciting and challenging outdoor activities in and beyond Wellington.

      • New Blog Entry
        • 9 Feb 2017
        • Queen Margaret College
        • Dear Parents,Earlier this afternoon, you will have received an email from the Board Chair, Andrew Knight, advising you of my resignation from my role as Principal of the College effective from the end of Term 2.

      • Welcome Back
        • 2 Feb 2017
        • Queen Margaret College
        • It’s been a great start to 2017 with all girls on full timetable by the end of the first day and I was particularly impressed when I visited the Library at the end of Monday to see a number of senior girls hard at work in the study carrels! The week began with the Leaders' Commissioning Service where the Prefects and House Leaders were presented with their badges of office in front of the school and their proud parents. At the ceremony, Head Prefect, Georgia Taylor, announced the student theme for the year, Flourish, which will guide the programme of activities organised by our student leaders.   Also at the assembly we welcomed all newly enrolled students including a number of international students who are joining us at the start of the year from China and Japan. I look forward to getting to know all of our new students and their families better over the next while and hope they will enjoy their time at the College.   Throughout the week were the Parent Information Evenings, an opportunity for parents to meet up and to be introduced to staff including the Dean and form teachers. It was great to catch up with so many parents at these events which continue throughout next week. We place a lot of importance on easy communication between school and home and in the Year Level presentations I provided an overview of communications at the College and indicated that there would be detailed information in this newsletter. You can find this here and it is also published in your daughter’s logbook. Have a lovely Waitangi Day.  

      • End of Year Events
        • 24 Nov 2016
        • Queen Margaret College
        • On Tuesday this week, new students enrolled for Year 1 - 13 in 2017 and their parents joined staff for an evening event, the purpose of which was to welcome them all the College and award house badges.

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