Year 12 and 13 music trip to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

The Year 12 and 13 music students undertook a trip to Christchurch on the 3rd of August to see the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra perform the score from Star Wars ‘A New Hope’ live and in sync with a showing of the film at Addington Arena. This offered our students an opportunity to hear a live orchestra in concert performing familiar and accessible repertoire. The students had a great time and came away with a better understanding of orchestral music and its associated performance practice. They also gleaned some information around the complexities of presenting large scale ensemble performances with media elements.

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Friday 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Monday 23 Nov

  23rd of November Tecaher Only Day. No School. This is a day set by the Ministry of Education and will be co... [Read more]

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Tuesday 27 Oct

27th October, teachers only day. This is a professional learning day for all schools in Hokitika and will be t... [Read more]

Monday 26 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Friday 23 Oct

21 to 23 October, Westland High School will be staging the Lion King jr production. Tickets are available at t... [Read more]
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