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Rolleston College – Living the vision of self, community and future

In 2017, Rolleston College | Horoeka Haemata became the first new secondary school to open in the South Island for more than 50 years. Four years after welcoming its first cohort of year 9 students, it now has a roll of over 950 students across years 9 – 12. The campus also includes Waitaha School satellite provision.

Through this period of rapid growth and change, the school’s initial vision and values remain the same: Developing Self, Building Communities and Transforming Futures. 

Living the vision

Building design and physical features

Learning vehicles

Communication and collaboration

Enabling and valuing risk-taking

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