Ashburton College

Individual Excellence in a Supported Learning Environment

A welcome from our Principal.

We recently adopted a school whakatauki that states that success is not due to the work of one person but is a result of the work of many people.

ross preeceAs the largest secondary school in the region we aim to provide for the varied range of needs of all our pupils.  Our school reflects the increasing diversity of our mid Canterbury community.
Ashburton College is in a privileged position to meet the aspirations of the wider Ashburton area.  We offer an enormous range of academic and vocational courses  with an increasing emphasis on maximising the numerous employment opportunities that are available in our region. We also have an enormous list of sporting and cultural activities on offer. These activities often lead to involvement at a regional or national level. This involvement in activities outside of the classroom often leads to lifelong memories.

The focus for our college is on altering our curriculum and structures to meet the future needs of our learners. Whilst the basics of Literacy and Numeracy will always be important there is a whole new set of skills and dispositions that are required by our future graduates. Society will need people who are creative problem solvers who are effective communicators and they can work collaboratively  Future workers will need to be resilient and creative thinkers. Our college recognises that we need to change our current courses to meet our learners future needs.  We look forward to supporting your child with their future.

Ross Preece – Principal

Recent News

Aoraki Ski and Snowboard
27 Aug 2018 03:29 - Super UserAoraki Ski and Snowboard

A clear day saw Ashburton College send 12 keen skiers to the Aoraki Ski and Snowboard Championships held at Mt. Dobson.  [ ... ]

Aoraki Ski and Snowboard
27 Aug 2018 03:29 - Super UserAoraki Ski and Snowboard

A clear day saw Ashburton College send 12 keen skiers to the Aoraki Ski and Snowboard Championships held at Mt. Dobson.  [ ... ]

Netball
27 Aug 2018 03:27 - Super UserNetball

The Senior B Netball team competed in the Aoraki B Grade tournament on July, 29th held at the EA Network Centre. The tea [ ... ]

Outdoor Education
27 Aug 2018 03:22 - Super UserOutdoor Education

The last couple of weeks has been busy for the students in Outdoor Education, completing their Mountain Bike tour and al [ ... ]

Outdoor Education (2)
27 Aug 2018 03:22 - Super UserOutdoor Education (2)

The last couple of weeks has been busy for the students in Outdoor Education, completing their Mountain Bike tour and al [ ... ]

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Ashburton College, 27 Walnut Avenue, Ashburton, 7700, New Zealand

P.O. Box 204, Ashburton, 7740

Telephone: +64 3 308-4193 | Facsimile: +64 3 308-2104

E-mail: info@ashcoll.school.nz

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