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William started at Rosmini college last year with very limited English. He has worked very hard and can now speak fluently.

William runs a homework club every Wednesday after school for Chinese Students which is very well attended.

William who is in Year 13, is pictured here with Father Craig.

Eight International students, led by Mrs Whitcombe and Mr Sarraf, set off in the school van to explore Auckland's North Shore. The students were:
Minkyu Ha, Yamato Inoue, Ishihar Jun, Wonsik Jeong, Chan You Kim, Dong Hyo Kim, Jiarui Lui and Zhendao Shi.

Our first stop was Lake Pupuke in Takapuna. This is a freshwater lake occupying a volcanic crater. We identified various birds as we explored the lakefront.


Yamoto Inoue arrived in the second term knowing hardly any English from Japan. He therefore attends ESOL instead of the mainstream English classes, and uses each day's form class to read.


Recently Yamoto presented an excellent speech about Japan and his family to the class. The class were spellbound because they realised how difficult it was for him. They then asked him questions which he answered willingly. When he didn't understand the question the boys simplified the question so he was able to answer. A great example of fitting in!

Tokyo StudentsStudent with Ms JabbarTwenty Japanese boys from Tokyo High School are currently studying at Rosmini College. They will be in Auckland for three weeks. They are all staying with students from the school and are really enjoying their experience.

We hope they visit us again soon.

30 student led by Mrs Whitcombe set out on 4th March for an enjoyable day out and about in Auckland. NortIn March our . First stop was North head, Devonport’s famous historical landmark. Led by Mrs. Whitcombe the students walked around North head exploring the tunnels, disappearing guns, searchlight emplacements and military defence fortifications. The students enjoyed the views of the Hauraki Gulf before heading into Devonport for morning tea where we watched the various sea vessels and played in the park.

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