Newlands Warriors win WBA Division 1 Basketball Final

On the 29th June, the Newlands College Warriors team, commonly known as the Striking Charmaines played in the Term 2 Division 1 Final against Wellington College. Newlands took the game out 41-23 making them Division 1 Champions.  Michael Chang top scored with 13 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 blocks while also making the […]

Ex-students make international rugby debuts on same weekend

In a fortuitous turn of events, two ex students made their international rugby debuts on the same weekend. Galu Taufale started for Manu-Samoa in the their game against Wales on Friday whilst Nick Grigg started for Scotland in their game against Fiji. Click here for an article on Galu prior to making his debut and […]

Big Air Gymnastics Opportunities

BIGAIR GYM CLASSES, BIRTHDAY PARTIES AND HOLIDAY PROGRAMME Our popular classes include Gymnastics (Preschool and School age), Trampolining, Tumbling, Parkour, and Cheerleading. GYMNASTICS teaches the fundamentals of strength and coordination which supports all sports, and children gain increased self-confidence as they progress through Bigair’s gym programme. PARKOUR is fun for kids to learn safe and new ways to move around obstacles. […]

New turf just days away

The keenly awaited turf is just a few more days from opening to students. On Wednesday 21 June there will be an official opening for the turf and then it will be made available for use. Once it is open the Student Sports Committee will be tasked with arranging leagues and activities to ensure as […]

Wednesday Yoga

The college has introduced a Yoga session for all students on a Wednesday lunchtime. This session was originally just for boys but has now been opened up to all students and staff. This week there was record 14 people in attendance and we hope that this figure will continue to rise as the year progresses. […]

What happens if you have a clean sheet in Portland

Ex student Jake Gleeson is a football goalkeeper for the Portland Timbers in the American MLS. When he concedes no goals in a game he receives a rather odd and unique memento of his achievements – A slab of….Timber. Timber Joey does this at every home game and it is given to Goalkeepers and anyone […]

Ex students finalists in Sportsperson of the Year Awards

Brother and sister Kurtis and Kayla Imrie were finalists in the Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards that took place last night. Kayla’s achievements in Canoe Sprint were recognised in the Sportswoman of the Year Category whilst Kurtis was a finalist for Canoe Sprint in the Emerging Sportsman of the Year Category. For a full […]

Ex student makes Scotland Rugby Squad

Ex student Nick Grigg is currently on tour with the Scottish Rugby team having impressed in his recent season for the Glasgow Warriors. Prior to this call up, Nick was a member of the Scottish Sevens Rugby team. He hasn’t made his debut yet on the tour but he will have one more game against […]


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