Hagley Community College to help make multicultural hub a reality
Hagley Community College’s ongoing commitment to celebrate diversity and to embrace all ethnic communities has been further reaffirmed today as the board of trustees gives its commitment to the establishment of a multicultural hub on the school site.
It has been a long held dream for us to help build a place for people from a variety of cultures in our community who call Christchurch home. It is a place for all of Christchurch to celebrate cultural diversity.
The college is proposing to build the multicultural hub on its Hagley site and will seek funding from others to make it a reality. Click here for more information on the multicultural hub.
It is a privilege to be in the position to further support our refugee and migrant communities, as we know the importance of belonging.
This is an incredible opportunity for other partners to join us to show immediate support for our diverse communities.
We are about to embark on a major redevelopment and plans for the hub to be incorporated on the college site are being explored.
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Puna Wai o Waipapa. Welcome to Hagley!
Ko Waipapa te ingoa tahito o tēnei wāhi; i aua wā ka haere mai te tangata whenua ki konei tiki ai i te wai o ngā tini puna. He tika anō te ingoa o Te Puna Wai o Waipapa mō te kura inā hoki i ēnei rā ka haere mai ngā tini tāngata ki te kura nei tiki mātauranga kē ai. Nā Ngāi Tahu tonu tēnei ingoa i takoha mai, i runga i tēnei kōrero.
Ko te koru te tino tohu o te kura, me te whakatauākī “Ka puāwai te koru, ka puāwai te tangata”; haere mai hei pītau, haere atu hei tangata e tū ana.
Hagley’s an exciting place. We have a culture like no other. No-one wears a uniform and everyone’s on a first name basis. But that’s just for starters. Students choose Hagley because they’re treated with respect, accepted for who they are as unique individuals. Our students know that it’s cool to be different and they celebrate that in a dynamic environment.
Our students choose Hagley because of the huge range of opportunities and unique programmes on offer. We’re no ordinary secondary school. You can design your own programme from the different and diverse subjects available, or choose one of our tertiary pathways or specialist courses to take the step into tertiary study or your career pathway.
Our students aim high and do well. We believe there is no single stereotype for success. At Hagley, being successful comes in many shapes and forms.
We live by our vision statement: lifelong learning that’s accessible to all. Join us and discover for yourself what we mean by inspiring students’ futures and transforming their lives. That’s what Hagley can be for you – a place that opens up opportunities that are right for you.
Ka puāwai te koru, ka puāwai te tangata. The koru is the main symbol of our school, with the proverb “As the koru unfurls, so to does the person”; our students arrive as young ferns and leave standing tall.