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Onslow International High School - Wellington New Zealand

International Students

Onslow College offers its International Students a supportive and caring environment while also providing outstanding educational experience.

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Information evening for parents of students who may use Learning Support in 2022

Thursday 8th July 2021 at 6.00 pm

Onslow College Library

Please let the department know if you would like to attend. (This may be done at the Open Evening by signing the register, by phone – 478 8189 Ext 869 or emailing –

A short presentation will be given to show parents the ways in which Learning Support is able to support teachers and students with learning differences.

The presentation will include information on:

Curriculum pathways


Special Assessment Conditions – how these are assessed and applied for


Senior transition and work experience


Supported Learning Standards

Teaching Assistant support

The inclusive culture of Onslow College

This will be followed by a question and answer session where members of the department will be available to answer any specific questions you may have.


At Onslow College we are committed to providing our students with outstanding educational experiences, opportunities and sport and cultural activities.

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Supporting Our Children

As parents of adolescents you will know unexpected things will happen and young people will all react differently.

Sometimes young people will want to talk to you or another trusted adult about how they are feeling. Let them know it is ok to ask for help and you are available to listen or can help them contact other support agencies.

Some signs to look out for are:

  • Changes in behaviour (tearfulness, sleep patterns, eating patterns, up and down emotions or heightened anger or irritability, becoming suddenly calm or happy after being down, feeling hopeless orworthless, guilty, whakamā or ashamed.
  • Losing confidence, or a downturn in school or sport performance.
  • Becoming isolated or withdrawn from whānau, family and friends, things that are normally of interest (hobbies, sports, friends).
  • Talking about depression and death – expressing dark thoughts
  • Not coping with day to day problems, or becoming overwhelmed with usual activities
  • Using drugs or alcohol to cope with difficult feelings or thoughts
  • An escalation of risk taking behaviours including self-harm or sexual activity or stopping taking medicine
  • Giving away possessions, tying up loose ends,
  • Physical symptoms that don’t have an obvious cause such as aches, pains, feeling sick

If you are worried about your child please contact the Guidance Counsellors during school hours on: 04 478 8189 extension 831 and 849.

Outside of school hours and term time:

You can also ring or text 1737

Youthline text on 234 (8am to midnight) or ring 0800 376 633 or email

Lifeline 0800 543354


Onslow College is an environment that encourages independence, self- discipline, and social responsibility with a student-centred philosophy.

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Onslow News

10CNS Final Business Pitch

All students were given the challenge of forming a company, coming up with a mission statement, business goals and a product to pitch. Yesterday they all had to deliver this pitch to a Dragons Den.


Senior Summer Science Opportunities

There are several opportunities available for students with an interest in science over the Summer break. If you would like more information please click the links below, ask you Science Teacher, or email


Upcoming Events



Thursday 5 August 2021 - NCEA Accord Staff Only Day

Friday 27 August 2021

Wednesday 1 December 2021 - NCEA Accord Staff Only Day