All students are tested on entry and high achieving students are identified.
The Director of Junior High Achievers oversees the provision of a two year enrichment programme for all identified high achievers. This programme, based around a compacted core curriculum and including an annual retreat, is designed to extend and enrich learning as well as provide the foundation for achievement of excellence in the senior school. A register of high achievers across the school is maintained and acceleration is available for individual students on identified ability.
The Director of Senior High Achievers role is to provide mentoring and tutorial support throughout the senior school and a specific Scholarship preparation programme for Year 13 High Achievers.
The senior school is structured to provide flexibility of choice of subjects by offering free choice to all students.
Broad band streaming in Year 11 is offered in Mathematics, Science, and English while in Year 12 and 13 subject choice groups students of similar ability. Further acceleration and multi-level study in the senior school is available for individual students on identified ability.
Other strategies to facilitate academic success include:
– limited class sizes.
– local and national competitions.
– additional tuition available at lunchtimes and after school.
– remedial programmes available to students needing extra assistance.
– availability of extension programmes.
– maintaining higher than national average results.
– published pre-requisites for courses.
Tertiary study beyond Year 12 or 13 is anticipated
Tertiary study beyond Year 12 or 13 is anticipated for our young women.
Career information and guidance in subject selection help to maintain the maximum opportunities available for your daughter as she works her way through Tauranga Girls’ College.
Your daughter will ultimately want to gain entry to the University or Polytechnic of her choice to
study the programme of her choice.
Tauranga Girls’ College has a strong tradition of achieving University awarded Scholarships from all of New Zealands major Universities.
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