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Tohea – to strive for personal excellence

Welcome to Rutherford College

Rutherford College is a community where striving for personal excellence is the focus. Student needs are put at the centre of a personalised learning system in which learning is made meaningful for them. A high expectations culture exists and high standards of academic, sporting, cultural and social achievement are attained.

Term Dates 2023

Term 1 | Tuesday, 7 February – Thursday, 6 April
Term 2 | Wednesday, 26 April – Friday, 30 June
Term 3 | Monday, 17 July – Friday, 22 September
Term 4 | Monday, 9 October – Friday, 8 December

Public Holidays 2023

Auckland Anniversary Day | Monday 30 January
Waitangi Day | Monday 6 February

ANZAC Day | Tuesday 25 April
King’s Birthday | Monday 5 June
Matariki | Friday 14 July
Labour Day | Monday 23 October

Important Dates

Term 1, 2023

Tuesday 4 April and Wednesday 5 April – Rutherford Performing Arts Showcase 7.30pm

Wednesday 5 April – Kapa Haka performance at Polyfest 1.40pm

Thursday 6 April – School Cross Country, Last day of Term 1

Friday 7 April – Good Friday (School Closed) Happy Easter!!

Term 2, 2023

Monday 24th April – Teacher only day

Tuesday 25th April – Anzac Day – School Closed

Wednesday 26th April – Term 3 starts

COVID 19 Safety Plan

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2023 Enrolments

Step 1: Complete the Online Enrolment Form

Step 2: Complete the Student Profile Form 

Please contact the school office to arrange an interview appointment for Year 9 2023.

2023 Information

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Tuesday 4 April and Wednesday 5 April – Rutherford Performing Arts Showcase 7.30pm, follow link to purchase tickets:
Rutherford College Community Education is offering free ESOL classes for NZ residents and citizens. The classes will begin on Monday, 15th May for the term 2. To find more about the courses or to enrol, you can visit our website at or contact us at 098344099/
Tuesday February 14th
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Rutherford College will be open for all students again tomorrow Wednesday 15th February. ... See MoreSee Less

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Can we still buy roses?

Monday February 13th
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Rutherford College will be closed Tuesday 14 February to ensure the safety of all staff and students. An update will be provided Tuesday afternoon by 3pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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Are you teaching online though??

Thanks for the update.

Thanks for the update

Sunday February 12th
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Rutherford College will be closed MONDAY 13 February all day for students and staff. We have made this decision after considerable thought and primarily to minimise people travelling in potentially unsafe conditions. We have also considered the impact of having people on site during an extreme weather event and feel it is preferable for students and staff to remain home with their families in case of any need for evacuation. Any changes will be advised Monday afternoon no later than 2pm. Stay safe ... See MoreSee Less

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Stay safe Rutherford whanau🙌🏼

Good call, although Tuesday is looking likely worse…. Maybe 2 days?

Thanks for the update. Stay safe everyone.

Good call

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Post: PO Box 45 327, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0651
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 834 9790
Physical Address: Kotuku Street, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0610

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