Given continuous support and encouragement, with supervised prep every evening, Nga Tawa students achieve to very high levels academically. Since the introduction of NCEA in 2002, Nga Tawa pass rates at all three levels have consistently been from 96%-100%, with endorsements above national averages for decile 9 girls' schools. In addition, Maori Achievement, Numeracy and Literacy stand at 100%. Our students regularly perform within the top 10% of New Zealand Schools in academic achievement and are encouraged to set their goals high. Students become independent learners, responsible risk-takers, with the confidence to develop their passions, achieve beyond their expectations and discover future specialties. Almost all students go on to complete tertiary study both in New Zealand and internationally.
2015 NCEA Results: Level 1 97.7%, Level 2 97.7% and Level 3 95.7% UE 91.3%
2015 Year 13 Leaver’s Destinations: 98% Tertiary and 2% NZ Armed Forces
"The shared vision for education at Nga Tawa is based on a culture of empowering young women. Leaders build on to traditions to equip students with the confidence and skills needed for future challenges."
"Students are encouraged and assisted to be self-directed learners."
"Information from the National Certificates in Educational Achievement (NCEA) shows that students continue to achieve significantly above students nationally and in schools of similar type. Merit and Excellence endorsements are above the national performance levels."