Smart security solutions: Combined Security Solutions

Looking after the electronic security for a large college campus and boarding houses is a mammoth task – but once a smart system is designed, the high priority of safety is simple.     Site-wide security systems, access control, to protect over 1500 pupils, 300 staff, visitors and college assets at St Andrew’s College was […]

First for agricultural training: Telford Rural College

Numerous factors should be considered in finding the right place to study, then choosing the right qualification which will get you to where you want to go in a career. Telford has been skilfully shaping farming futures for more than 50 years, producing well-rounded, successful graduates. Here are three reasons why Telford is a great […]

New school plans revealed

Plans for a new $25 million school have been unveiled for Marian College. The new school on Lydia Street, Papanui, will include a chapel, office, classrooms, performing arts block, library, whare and full-sized gymnasium when it opens in 2023.     Tenders will be called shortly and work is expected to start on the new […]

Selwyn House School: Meet the Principal

Selwyn House School is the only South Island girls’ school offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) from Pre-school to Year 8. The IB offers high quality education that develops in our students an understanding that they can make a difference to their world, both locally and globally.     At the heart […]

Cathedral Grammar: Meet the Principal

From our Pre-School through to our Year 8 students, at The Cathedral Grammar School our vision is to nurture, to know and to grow every child every day in a meaningful and future-focussed manner which supports, develops and grows their hearts as well as their minds.     As we celebrate our 140th year of […]

St Margaret’s College: Meet the Principal

As we head towards the winter sport season, we are proud 90 percent of St Margaret’s College students are active in sport. And that’s just one aspect of their school life, with opportunities for artists, coding experts, dancers, debaters, environmentalists, film makers, musicians, singers, the list goes on…   Of course, first and foremost, we […]

School holiday heroes

Keeping the kids entertained can be a trying task at the best of times – let alone when the school holidays roll around with a two-plus week stretch of entertaining to be done. Here are Metropol’s pick of ideas for things to do with your school-aged sweethearts these upcoming school holidays.     LOCAL LIBRARIES […]

Eat. Teach. Love

Fionna Heiton could be Christchurch’s very own Julia Roberts. From getting over a relationship breakup by leaving her job in New Zealand and travelling to the Himalayas, to finding her future partner and starting her own international charity in Nepal: It feels like Eat. Pray. Love got a Kiwi revamp. Our main character came to […]

Quality pre-school education in the centre of the city: Cathedral Grammar School

The Cathedral Grammar Pre-School is a small family-orientated community-based education centre for boys and girls, located in the grounds of The Cathedral Grammar School’s central city campus.     Director Lyndell Turner leads a team of caring early childhood staff who possess a deep understanding of how young children learn. “Each teacher is responsive to […]

Redcliffs School’s Rebirth

A welcoming icon of community resilience stands proud in Redcliffs – a victorious beginning after a school’s endurance of a long, patient journey home.     On June 22 Te Raekura Redcliffs School opened its doors and the community can now celebrate and enjoy the everchanging estuary views from the picture windows.| Three days later, […]