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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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Rowing: Maadi Cup
Rowing: Maadi Cup
Mar 27 – Apr 2 all-day
Maadi Cup
Shakespeare Festival
Shakespeare Festival
Apr 1 all-day
 
SISS Athletics
SISS Athletics
Apr 1 – Apr 2 all-day
 
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9/E and 9/G Ferrymead Trip
9/E and 9/G Ferrymead Trip
Apr 4 all-day
Two classes
Canterbury Intermediate Swimming Championships
Canterbury Intermediate Swimming Championships
Apr 4 all-day
11 girls from Y7&8 are competing in the Canterbury Intermediate Swimming Championships today
L2 Chemistry Titration Day
L2 Chemistry Titration Day
Apr 4 all-day
 
Y13 Victoria University
Y13 Victoria University
Apr 4 all-day
Liaison talk for Y13
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Y13 Villa v STC basketball
Y13 Villa v STC basketball
Apr 5 all-day
Come and watch our Villa Y13s vs St Thomas’s in a friendly basketball game.
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9/A and 9/B and Ferrymead Trip
9/A and 9/B and Ferrymead Trip
Apr 6 all-day
Two classes
L2 Chemistry Titration Day
L2 Chemistry Titration Day
Apr 6 all-day
 
Y11 Option PE Trip
Y11 Option PE Trip
Apr 6 all-day
Outdoor Education day ock Climbing an Surfing.
EPIC field-trip 10:00 am
EPIC field-trip
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
A group of Senior GATE students are visiting the Enterprise Precinct and Innovation Centre today.
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Poutama Whenua
Poutama Whenua
Apr 7 all-day
Two Y11 students are attending this field work opportunity.
Student Assembly
Student Assembly
Apr 7 all-day
Pasifika Group performing at a special Student Assembly
Y11 Option PE
Y11 Option PE
Apr 7 all-day
(Postponement date if needed for the Outdoor Education day)
Year 13 Geography trip to Queenstown
Year 13 Geography trip to Queenstown
Apr 7 – Apr 10 all-day
 
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L1ESL Museum visit
L1ESL Museum visit
Apr 11 all-day
L1ESL students will be out during P3 and 4 today visiting the Canterbury Museum. There is no impact on other classes.
Rite of Acceptance
Rite of Acceptance
Apr 11 all-day
At assembly time today we will have a liturgy called the Rite of Acceptance. It is to welcome students who are becoming a catechumen and starting the journey to baptism.
UC – Y12 Discovery Day
UC – Y12 Discovery Day
Apr 11 all-day
50 x Y12 Students out all day at UC.
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Holy Thursday Liturgy
Holy Thursday Liturgy
Apr 13 all-day
This liturgy is held during Period 5 and is in the Gymnasium. When the 2pm end of lunch bell rings, girls go to VG for a clean-up of the surrounding area. A bell will ring at 2:20pm for girls to move to the Gym and...
Last day of Term 1
Last day of Term 1
Apr 13 all-day
 
NCEA Interim Report
NCEA Interim Report
Apr 13 all-day
All Year 11 – 13s will receive an Interim Report of Internal grades and predicted External Grades
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Netball festival
Netball festival
Apr 14 – Apr 16 all-day
Netball festival Senior A&B 14-16th April
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Meet the Principal

Deborah Brosnahan, Principal

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I am delighted to welcome you to our college website.

Mission/Values/History

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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.