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Villa Maria College is a state integrated Catholic secondary school for girls in years 7 – 13. Situated near the University of Canterbury in Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, Villa Maria College has been providing educational excellence since 1918. If you are seeking a quality Catholic education, academic achievement and wide co-curricular programmes – then Villa Maria College has to be on your shortlist.

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Deborah-Brosnahan

Deborah Brosnahan, Principal

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Upcoming Events

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Library Lit Quiz
Library Lit Quiz
Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day
The Library Lit Quiz is at lunchtime in the Library this Monady to Thursday.
Y13 Biology Trip
Y13 Biology Trip
Aug 1 all-day
Year 13 Biology students are at Riccarton Bush Reserve and Orana Park on a field trip today. This replaces the cancelled Kaikoura Trip which was to have been held at this time.
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ICAS English exam
ICAS English exam
Aug 2 all-day
This involves a small group of students and is held in Period 1 today
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Reserve day, West Zones Winter Tournament
St Vincent de Paul – Can Drive
St Vincent de Paul – Can Drive
Aug 8 all-day
Girls to bring a can of food to VG ready for presentation at the Mass on Friday.
Villa Olympics
Villa Olympics
Aug 8 – Aug 11 all-day
 
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Y13 meeting
Y13 meeting
Aug 11 all-day
Go to VG first for roll check and then go quickly to the AUD this morning for the rest of VG time
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Bell times changed for today:
Bell times changed for today:
Aug 12 all-day
8:30 P1 9:30 P2 10:30 Move to the Gym for Mass 10:40 Mass 11:55-12:15 Interval 12:20 P4 1:20 Lunch 2:15 P5
Mass of Sacraments of Initiation.
Mass of Sacraments of Initiation.
Aug 12 all-day
On Friday 12 August at 10:40am Villa Maria will be celebrating our yearly Mass with the Bishop (or his representative) for those receiving sacraments of initiation. We warmly invite parents and those from the Villa community to join us for this celebration.
PTA Villa Quiz Night 7:00 pm
PTA Villa Quiz Night @ Villa Maria Hall
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
PTA Quiz night $10 per ticket No more than 6 at a table
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Student Board rep nominations open
Student Board rep nominations open
Aug 16 all-day
Nominations for the Student Board representative iopen today. Collect nomination forms from the Student Office,
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Cycling
Cycling
Aug 17 all-day
Cyclists competing today at the Littolf Cup
Late start-no VG
Late start-no VG
Aug 17 all-day
There is no VG today so school starts with Period 1 at 8:45am.
UC Tertiary talk Subject choice
UC Women Leaders Breakfast
UC Women Leaders Breakfast
Aug 17 all-day
 
Winter Sport end
Winter Sport end
Aug 17 all-day
 
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Year 7/8D Social Studies 12:00 pm
Year 7/8D Social Studies
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Year 7/8D Social Studies trip to the Communal Gardens
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Basketball ends
Basketball ends
Aug 19 all-day
 
Late start – no VG
Late start – no VG
Aug 19 all-day
There is no VG today so school starts with Period 1 at 8:55am.
Y11 Exams
Y11 Exams
Aug 19 all-day
 
Y12 Exams
Y12 Exams
Aug 19 all-day
 
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Y11 Exams
Y11 Exams
Aug 22 – Aug 25 all-day
 
Y12 Exams
Y12 Exams
Aug 22 – Aug 25 all-day
 
Y13 Exams
Y13 Exams
Aug 22 – Aug 25 all-day
 
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Primary Winter Tournament 11:30 am
Primary Winter Tournament @ Halgely Park
Aug 25 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Primary Winter Tournament, Hagley Park, 11.30am-3pm
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Y12 Leadership Day
Y12 Leadership Day
Aug 26 all-day
 
Year 11 Geography field trip
Year 11 Geography field trip @ Lincoln University
Aug 26 all-day
40 Year 11 Geographers at Lincoln University for GIS course
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2 day Cycling
2 day Cycling @ Blenheim
Aug 27 – Aug 28 all-day
 
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2nd XI Hockey
2nd XI Hockey @ Hamilton
Aug 29 – Sep 2 all-day
 
Deadline for Student Board rep nominations close
Deadline for Student Board rep nominations close
Aug 29 all-day
Nominations for the Student Board representative close at 2:00pm today, which is the end of lunchtime. Completed forms to be handed in at the Student Office
Enrolment Interviews
Enrolment Interviews
Aug 29 – Sep 2 all-day
Interviews for 2017 students
Hockey – Federation Cup
Hockey – Federation Cup
Aug 29 – Sep 3 all-day
 
SISS Netball
SISS Netball @ Nelson
Aug 29 – Sep 1 all-day
 
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Forming Faith Together -1 7:00 pm
Forming Faith Together -1
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
New families and daughters induction
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NZSS Basketball Zone 4
NZSS Basketball Zone 4
Aug 31 – Sep 3 all-day
 
Primary Aerobics
Primary Aerobics @ Elmwood School
Aug 31 all-day
 

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