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Our Mission

Empowering each young woman to determine her potential, live Gospel values, confidently embrace life-long learning and as a Mercy woman be inspired to make a difference.

OPEN DAY 2017

Thursday 25th May – Find out more

We are a state integrated Catholic secondary school for girls in years 7 – 13.

The foundation for everything we do is our Catholic faith, which we express through our Mercy charism.

Villa Maria College aims to offer spiritual formation and pastoral care in the tradition of Catherine McAuley, and the Sisters of Mercy who founded the College in 1918.

Centennial Website Launched

All you need to know about our 100th birthday celebrations in 2018

www.villamaria100.co.nz

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Upcoming Events

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College Cross Country
College Cross Country
May 2 all-day
Seniors P4 and Juniors P5. Bell times are adjusted to enable enough time for Cross Country. Refer to notice in VG rooms for details. No assembly today (Assembly moves to Friday)
No Assembly today
No Assembly today
May 2 all-day
There is no assembly today because of bell changes for Cross Country. Assembly moves to this Friday and will be in the Hall at VG time
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ANZAC Mass
ANZAC Mass
May 4 all-day
ANZAC Mass is Thursday in P3, at 11:30am.  We have an early interval between P1 and P2 then go directly to Mass after P2. We then have P4 straight after Mass. So the day is: P1, Interval. P2, Mass, P4, Lunch, P5. Bell times are...
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Assembly today
Assembly today
May 5 all-day
There is assembly today in the Hall at VG time
Bishop Lyons Shield
Bishop Lyons Shield @ Marian College
May 5 – May 7 all-day
Starts 4pm
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Library Lit Quiz
Library Lit Quiz
May 9 – May 12 all-day
The Library Lit Quiz will be held at lunchtimes in the library. Students may bring their lunch. Tuesday 9 May: Brodie vs Claver Wed 10 May: Grace vs Ennis Thurs 11 May: McAuley vs Mercy Fri 12 May: Top House vs staff
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Senior Gate students
Senior Gate students
May 10 all-day
Senior Gate students to attend the Academy Gate Conference, all day.
Y12 Admin – Hall
Y12 Admin – Hall
May 10 all-day
Admin time for all Yr 12 students today at VG in the Hall
Year 9 Meeting for Marae Visit
Year 9 Meeting for Marae Visit
May 10 all-day
All Year 9s to meet in the Auditorium at VG time to discuss the noho marae
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CSS Road Race
CSS Road Race
May 11 all-day
 
Y12 Careers Expo
Y12 Careers Expo
May 11 all-day
Careers Expo for all Year 12 students leaving at 12.50 – returning at the end of the day.
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9C & 9M Retreat and overnight Marae visit
9C & 9M Retreat and overnight Marae visit
May 15 – May 16 all-day
Retreat at Villa all day Monday 15 May then Marae visit overnight, returning in the afternoon of Tuesday 16 May. No classes either day
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9E & 9G Retreat and overnight Marae visit
9E & 9G Retreat and overnight Marae visit
May 16 – May 17 all-day
Retreat at Villa all day Tuesday 16 May then Marae visit overnight , returning in the afternoon of Wednesday 17 May. No classes either day
Assembly in Gym today
Assembly in Gym today
May 16 all-day
Today we have Assembly in the Gym, because the Hall is being used for Y9 Retreats
Villa Production
Villa Production
May 16 – May 20 all-day
 
Villa Production Matinee
Villa Production Matinee
May 16 all-day
Schools matinee Dress Rehearsal on today. All cast and crew will be out of classes from 10 am.
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9A & 9B Retreat and overnight Marae visit
9A & 9B Retreat and overnight Marae visit
May 17 – May 18 all-day
Retreat at Villa all day Wednesday 17 May then Marae visit overnight , returning in the afternoon of Thursday 18 May. No classes either day
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CSS Squash
CSS Squash
May 21 all-day
 
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Faculty B Meeting
Faculty B Meeting
May 23 all-day
English, Physical Education, Mathematics and Religious Studies Faculties meet after school.
Outliers Drama
Outliers Drama
May 23 all-day
This is for Year 10 -13 Drama students during Period 3, in the Auditorium
Women in Engineering UC visit
Women in Engineering UC visit
May 23 all-day
A group of around 38 x Y12 and Y13 calculus students are going to the University to visit the Engineering Department in the afternoon (they will only miss P5)
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L2 PE Tramp
L2 PE Tramp
May 25 – May 26 all-day
 
Open Day Bells
Open Day Bells
May 25 all-day
Usual start and finish times, but we have lunch earlier after P3, then have P4 and P5 after lunch.
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Classics Tour Quiz Night Fundraiser
Classics Tour Quiz Night Fundraiser
May 28 all-day
Classics Tour Quiz Night Fundraiser – Sunday 28th May 2017. Starts at 7pm at Sixty6 on Peterborough.
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Y12 Retreat
Y12 Retreat
May 29 – May 30 all-day
 
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We are a Catholic College; the foundation for everything we do is our Catholic faith, which we express through our Mercy charism.

Special Character

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The Mercy charism is an integral part of Villa Maria College. It pervades all aspects of the life the College.