Thames High School

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Thames High School
Address
300 Sealey Street,
Thames,
New Zealand
Coordinates 37°8′23″S 175°32′43″E / 37.13972°S 175.54528°E / -37.13972; 175.54528Coordinates: 37°8′23″S 175°32′43″E / 37.13972°S 175.54528°E / -37.13972; 175.54528
Information
Type State, Co-educational, Secondary
Motto Ut prosim patriae
"That I may be worthy of my country"
Established 1880
Ministry of Education Institution no. 111
Principal Dave Sim
School roll 561[1]
Socio-economic decile 5M[2]
Website

Thames High School is a public high school in Thames, Waikato, New Zealand. Established in 1880, it is the second oldest secondary school in the former Auckland Province.

Academics[edit]

At all grade levels, Māori language courses are offered, with emphasis on developing confidence in speaking Māori and on an appreciation of Māori culture and values.[3]

Thames seniors have access to Gateway, a student work program designed to educate students about real-life work.[4]

Thames High School's Distance Learning programs include collaborations with the Correspondence School, the Open Polytechnic, Otago Polytechnic and Travel Careers and Training Ltd.[5]

See also[edit]

Category:People educated at Thames High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 6 March 2017". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Te Ao Hou, September 1968
  4. ^ "Gateway at Thames". 
  5. ^ Coromandel Education - Thames High School Archived June 25, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.

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