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Year 10


Year 10 Dean - Josh Hema



Welcome to Year 10 at Onslow College 


If you wish to discuss your option choices, email your Dean  Staff will be onsite to access emails from Friday 28 January 2022.  Please make all requests for option changes by Thursday 27 January. 

Starting Dates 

Pōwhiri for Year 10 whānau and students who are new to Onslow College, Wednesday 2 February

Please assemble 8:45am on the astroturf (up the main driveway) and the carpark beside it. Please do not wait in the driveway.  After the Pōwhiri, whānau are invited to the staffroom for kai. Year 10 students wait and will meet their dean who will take them to the student café for kai, following this there will be orientation programme with your Dean and Manaakitanga Buddies. 

ALL Year 10 students meet in the Hall at 9:30 am on  Thursday 3 February, sitting in Ako class groups.  You should check the Ako class lists in the Hall Foyer.  Students will spend the morning with their Ako classes checking their courses and building whanaungatanga.

We encourage you to email Ako/subject teachers if you have any questions.

Student ID/Snapper Cards – Every student will receive a Student ID which will incorporates a Snapper Card. These will be distributed early 2022. The ID card will be invoiced to your account.  -

Sports Registrations – Should students choose to participate in Sport please note that Sport Fees are compulsory. An email will be sent out from the Sports Department on the 13th December for students to select your sports for 2022.  Sports Registrations will close on the 28th January 2022.


Stationery - The school does not handle bulk stationery although an online option is available through Office Max My School   Add stationery list

BYOD – Students are expected to bring their devices to school in Year 10 to further support their studies. Please note that Chrome Books are not supported by the school at this time. If buying a laptop would cause financial hardship for your family, please contact me at . I will pass this to the BYOD administrator and we will contact your family to discuss an alternative arrangement. 

Transport - Buses will run from Wednesday 2 February. See Bus information on school website. 

We hope you have a good break and look forward to seeing you in 2022. 


Ngā mihi

Onslow College