Principal's Message


Kia ora tatou

Welcome to Rodney College


Rodney College has been serving the Wellsford and wider community for over 50 years now and is proud of its tradition of academic and sporting excellence.  As a small rural secondary school we can offer our young people personalised teaching in a caring, safe environment.



Rodney College is a school that values and provides:

  •  high academic achievement within a learning focused environment.

  • an individualised approach to tracking, monitoring and reporting learner academic progress

  • a culture of respect and responsibility through restorative practices and promotion of the school RESPECT CODE

  • the opportunity for our young people to develop talents and interests in a wide range of sporting, cultural , leadership and service experiences

  • a culture of acceptance and understanding of cultural diversity through our innovative international student programme

  • clear pathways for school leavers towards university, tertiary and employment through our strong Gateway and Academic Counselling programmes

Irene Symes



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Tues 30 Jan
Teacher only Day
Wed 31 Jan
Year 9 & 13s and new students
Thurs 1 Feb
Start for all students

Parents you are most welcome to attend all events during the year. We look forward to seeing you.