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Upcoming Key Dates

  • February 15, 2016Awa Waka Trip
  • February 15, 2016 9:00 amPounamu Yr 9 Rotorua Museum
  • February 15, 2016 9:00 amKowhai and Waiporoporo Yr9 Mt Ngongotaha Field Trip
  • February 16, 2016Miro Waka Trip
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As a school achieving at the highest levels of academic, sporting, artistic and cultural excellence, Western Heights High School offers its students unparalleled opportunities to succeed in a wide range of endeavours.

Western Heights High School is a large co-educational school situated in the western suburbs of Rotorua.  With approximately 1500 students from Year 9-13 and 120 staff, the school offers a wide range of specialist facilities to meet the needs of individuals and groups of students including a bi-lingual unit (Te Akoranga Reo Rua).

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CLOSED until January 18th – please click here for January hour

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Reminder about arrangements for next week:
Tuesday - teacher only day, if you still have option problems you can call in and see your head of house (in the afternoon preferably)
Wednesday - we welcome our new Year 9 students, along with peer support students. The pohiri begins at 8.40 so students should be gathered in the busbay before then. Bring pen, paper and PE gear
Thursday 4th - Year 9 and 10 students
Friday 5th - Year 11, 12 and 13 students
Monday 8th - Public holiday
Tuesday 9th - Full school

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Happy new year everyone. Student timetables are available through the Kamar portal. Please log in and have a look - if you have a blank or want to change options please call into school between 9-3 today, tomorrow or Friday to see your Head of House to sort things out. ...

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For daily notices and calendar events, attendance, achievement and fees information please log in to kamar.
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Welcome International Students

Rotorua – New Zealand’s cultural heart and the North Island’s number one tourist attraction

Western Heights High school – co-educational and non-denominational, Rotorua’s most popular and largest high school, providing superb pastoral care and student safety.

Academics – International languages, visual and performing arts, environmental sciences. Western Heights High School is a University of Cambridge International Examination centre.

Extra-curricular – a huge diversity of activities including equestrian, soccer, basketball, volleyball, rowing and more. Western Heights High School is represented at national and international level..

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