Hillmorton High School
Tankerville Road
PO Box 33-115, Hoon Hay
Christchurch 8025

T: +64 3 338 5119
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Years 7 - 8

The Programme at Years 7 and 8 is an exciting one!

The Programme - THE COMPASS see students in BASE CAMP and the having a programme  - EXPLORE where 7 and 8 students are taught by a number of Secondary subject specialists. They have the advantage of learning in specialist facilities also.

Click on the Link below for an outline of THE COMPASS

Click also on the link for the YEAR 7 and 8 Prospectus

There are a number of benefits of being in Year 7 and 8 in this environment.
  • Fewer transitions provides stability in the crucial middle years.
  • Students are well-prepared for the next step of secondary education
  • There is an emphasis on developing a strong community.
  • A personalised learning journey is developed with all staff as your child grows through Years 7 to 13.
  • We offer an inclusive smaller learning environment where students are known and taught as individuals. This allows for our students to enjoy a significant number of opportunities that are not always available in other contexts.
  • Experienced specialist Year 7 and 8 teachers.
  • Experienced subject specialists in Science, The Arts, Technology, Physical Education and Languages.
  • Access to secondary specialist facilities – fully equipped Science laboratories and new purpose built Technology facilities are examples.
  • Students are provided with abundant opportunities for personal development and passions with such activities as sport, J Rock and itinerant music lessons
  • There is the opportunity to learn from senior students in a safe environment where senior students are role models.


Hillmorton High School Network News

Hillmorton High School Network News is a collaborative project with Christchurch South Library Learning Specialists from the Programmes, Events and Learning Team (Te Rōpū Poutama) .

A group of students in Year 7 and 8 have had the opportunity to work with the team learning skills that are needed to produce a news Programme. Clink on the links below to see the results !


http://youtu.be/OyuPulxdy08 Introduction

http://youtu.be/Sqf_y1szR4g Celebrating HNN

http://youtu.be/N2t37FrrDyY Enjoying school events

http://youtu.be/uFt776loQ2I Successful students

http://youtu.be/sxqlUbg8cdE Celebrating new staff



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