Year 11 student Homare Nakajima was looking forward to coming back to College after the summer holidays. “It’s always good to see family and friends, but I’ve come to like the New Zealand lifestyle.”
Living in School House, one of the three dedicated boarding Houses, Homare is pleased Year 11 students have their own space and are given greater freedom. The boarding programme opens up opportunities to try all sorts of different activities, and Homare has discovered he likes surfing and outdoors activities best.
Homare’s favourite subjects are mathematics and, not surprisingly, Japanese. He rates College teachers highly. “They’re friendly and always helpful if you’re stuck – but not too much and not too little, they hit the right balance.”