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School Report with Waihi College Principal Alistair Cochrane

School Report with Waihi College Principal Alistair Cochrane

Posted January 28, 2021
Education , Podcasts

Alistair Cochrane, Principal of Waihi College called into the Gold FM studio for a a chat with Brian Gentil about Waihi College starting dates, uniform sales, teacher only days and more.

Students start arriving next Thursday after some teacher only days where lots of preparation is happening. Local primary schools start on the 9th of February Alistair said and went through the days.

He also explained how important course selection is to make an easy transition into class on the first day back.

Alistair said it doesn’t seem like international students will be at Waihi College this year.

Brian asked Alistair about NCEA. Alistair said the results arrived on his desk yesterday and he’s impressed with how students got through considering what last year was like.

Year 13 school camp this year is about leadership. This year Waihi College is moving back to a vertical structure. Alistair explained more.

Click on our podcast link to listen to the full interview with Alistair Cochrane, Principal of Waihi College.