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Rolleston College – Establishing ways of working

Rolleston College (Horoeka Haemata), is a brand new, purpose–built school that opened its doors to 220 Year 9 students in Term 1 2017. The college is located in Rolleston, in the rapidly growing Selwyn district. The school's roll is expected to exceed 1000 students by 2021.

During 2016, as the school was being built, principal Steve Saville was building a team, who in turn were building an innovative approach to teaching and learning. He outlines what this process entailed for him and his team.

Building a vision

Leadership of change

Partnerships and perspectives

Learners at the centre

Challenges and highlights

Looking forward

Advice for other schools