John Lewis

King's told: roll action or manager

King's told: roll action or manager

The Ministry of Education has given King's High School an ultimatum - establish an enrolment scheme by August 7, or the ministry will have no choice but to appoint a limited statutory manager to take control of the school.

School to choose hub design preference

School to choose hub design preference

Fairfield School board of trustees members are facing a tough decision after learning the school is to get a million-dollar makeover.

King's to fight roll cap

King's to fight roll cap

The Ministry of Education has indicated it plans to force King's High School to implement an enrolment scheme, but the school has vowed to fight any intervention and is taking legal advice.

'White flight' blights Tomorrow's Schools

New research about the effects of Tomorrow's Schools on today's education, raises concerns about the growing prevalence of ''white flight'' - a massive loss of Pakeha children from low-decile schools.

Otago pupils top performers

Otago pupils top performers

Report cards are out and Ministry of Education National Standards data shows Otago's primary and intermediate schools are top of the class in New Zealand for reading, writing and mathematics.

St Hilda's choir makes national final of Big Sing event

St Hilda's choir makes national final of Big Sing event

The long and winding road to the top of New Zealand's secondary school choir rankings is never easy, but St Hilda's Collegiate's Sings Hilda Choir appears to have plenty of breath left to take on the nation's best in the Big Sing New Zealand Secondary Schools Choral Festival next month.

Thinking globally in a smaller world

Thinking globally in a smaller world

A new leadership programme designed by Otago Girls' High School principal Linda Miller is being watched closely by the Ministry of Education, with an eye to introducing it at secondary schools across the country.

Cyclist hurt in collision

Cyclist hurt in collision

Emergency services workers tended to a 34-year-old man with suspected leg and chest injuries, after the bicycle he was riding was in a collision with a car in North Dunedin yesterday.

College to hold its annual open day

College to hold its annual open day

Parents are drifting back to school this weekend - albeit only for a couple of hours - for the annual Taieri College Open Day.

End of the line for school's prefabs

End of the line for school's prefabs

A million-dollar makeover is on the way for Fairfield School after the Ministry of Education deemed four of its classrooms ''at the end of their days''.