We are proud to be a Catholic community of learners, living our motto ‘Kia mau ki te pono’ (Hold fast to Truth). The special character of the College is the umbrella for all of our activities. We aim to develop young men and women who strive to be “the best that they can be” in academic, sporting and cultural pursuits.
We aim to be people with strong faith, deep spirituality and committed to the service of others.
Our touchstones of family/whānau, scholarship, service, truth, prayer and joy provide the everyday context for our college.
We celebrate the successes and achievements of our students and staff and look forward to you joining us and becoming a part of our community.
Our Special Catholic Character is at the core of the Aquinas College curriculum. Aquinas College students learn about Jesus Christ through the lens of Catholic teaching and tradition. The special character of the College is experienced within school masses, liturgies, and service.
Religious Education is at the core of the Aquinas College curriculum.
In Mathematics and Statistics, students at Aquinas College explore the relationships within Number, Algebra and Geometry.
Science is an investigation of the world around us.
The Health and Physical Education programme at Aquinas College aims to develop and challenge each student
English is the study, use and enjoyment of the English language and its literature.
In Social Sciences students engage in programmes that are academically rigorous, career oriented and that emphasise the bicultural and multi- cultural aspects of New Zealand society.
At Aquinas College, Technology students learn to be innovative, develop products and systems, and become discerning consumers who will make a difference in our world.
We have eight Year 7/8 homeroom classes at Aquinas College.
The Aquinas College Arts curriculum aims to provide high quality arts education with equal access to all, where students feel validated and their results valued.