Learning / Opportunities

International Students Course Options

During the orientation process, a teacher will help International Students select their courses to complete their timetable.

Further Information Regarding Courses

The following information is to help parents/caregivers and students with their Course planning.

Outdoor Adventure At Orewa College

In addition to regular classes, Orewa College offers the opportunity for International Students to experience outdoor activities, trips and fun!

The New Zealand Experience class is part of the scheduled timetable and International Students can choose to take this course as part of their regular programme, within school hours. It involves learning about various aspects of New Zealand life and culture both within and outside of the classroom. Examples of the activities include snowboarding, learning the haka, bush walks and beach activities. 2019 Outdoor Adventure and 2020 Outdoor Adventure

End of Year Programme for International Students

Orewa College offers students who are not participating in NCEA exams, the opportunity to participate in the Legendary End of Year Activity Programme. This programme runs for 3 weeks in November, commencing after Senior Graduation for Year 11 to Year 13 students.

The Programme gives students an amazing New Zealand experience with a mixture of day trips in the outdoors, overnight camping and school based activities – an action packed 3 weeks of learning and adventure!

There is no charge for this programme except for the optional activities offered. 2019 programme and 2020 programme

Education Code of Practice

Orewa College has agreed to observe and be bound by the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code Of Practice published by the Minister of Education. Copies of the Code are available on request from this institution, or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website.