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Teacher Only Day - Friday 3 June 2022

Wellington East Girls' College has a Teacher Only Day on Friday 3 June.
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WEGC Strategic Consultation Plan - Virtual Meeting Tonight

Reminder virtual meeting to provide feedback on the school Strategic Plan is this evening at 6pm.
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WEGC Board By-Election Result

Declaration of Parent By-Election Results
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Open Afternoon/Evening Wednesday 15 June and School in Action Day Tuesday 14 June

Read about Open Day and School in Action Day - 14 and 15 June
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Teacher Only Day - Wednesday 18 May 2022

A reminder that Wellington East Girls' College has a Teacher Only day on Wednesday 18 May. This date has been set by the Ministry of Education to support the implementation of changes to NCEA, and wider strengthening of curriculum, progress and achievement practice. 
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WEGC Strategic Consultation Plan

2022 is an important year for WEGC. We are due to undergo Board elections in September and this is the year that we are also going to refresh our Strategic Plan.
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Mask use update under Orange setting

Over this weekend we have had a significant increase in the numbers of staff and students testing positive for COVID-19. We also now have the emergence of new variants in NZ with an increased risk of re-infection. 
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Public Notice

Enrolment dates for application for Year 9 in 2023
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Start of Term 2 / Orange Setting

As we approach the beginning of Term 2, I am writing to update you about how our school is continuing to respond to COVID-19 under the Orange setting of the Covid Protection Framework.
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Welink - April 2022

Our school newsletter for April 2022
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Teacher Only Day - Friday 1 April 2022

Reminder we have a Teacher Only Day on Friday 1 April.
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Covid Update - 23 March 2022

It has been encouraging to hear the Prime Minister's message today that Auckland appears to be past the peak of Omicron cases and that the rest of New Zealand will do so over the next few weeks. Due to these changes we are pleased to be operating a business as usual approach from Monday 28 March with all students attending on site for learning.
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WEGC By-Election Notice

Nominations are now open for the election of 2 parent representatives to the school board.
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Covid Update / Learning Update 17 March 2002

Over the past week the number of positive cases amongst our students has remained steady and we still have a high percentage of staff out due to illness or isolation. Considering these factors and with Learning Conferences taking place on Thursday and Friday of next week, the decision has been made to continue with the Hybrid learning approach for next week. 
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Covid Update / Hybrid Learning - 10 March 2022

Over the past week we have been notified of an increasing number of positive cases amongst our students and with approximately 38% of our staff out due to illness or isolation the decision has been made to continue with the Hybrid learning approach for next week with some minor changes.
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Covid Update - 2 March 2022

From Monday 7 March, hybrid learning will be available through the Google Classroom and students will be able to engage at home or at school
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Phase 3 - Update

As we move into Phase 3 we can expect numbers of cases in school to increase. It is only natural that as cases in our community increase, they will appear in our school.
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Paid Union Meeting (PUM) - Wednesday 23 February 2022

Early Closure - Wednesday 23 February 2022.
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Welink - February 2022

Our school newsletter for February 2022
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Hybrid Learning

Friday marked the first full day of school for all of our students. As we come to terms with life in the red setting, I want to assure you that school will continue to remain open.
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Welcome Back to 2022

Welcome back after what we hope has been a wonderful summer for your whānau. Our team is feeling refreshed and ready to go for the 2022 year and can’t wait to welcome everyone back onsite.
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Welink - November 2021 Copy

Our school newsletter for November 2021
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Janice Campbell QSO

We would like to acknowledge the recent passing of Janice Campbell, previous and long serving Principal of Wellington Est Girls' College
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Teacher Only Days and Prize Giving information

We have Teacher Only Days on 29, 30 and 1 December 2021 see attached information on this and on our Prize Giving updated event.‍
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Non Uniform Day - Friday 22 October 2021

There will be a non uniform day this Friday to support the Paediatric Brain Cancer Research and Clinical Trials through Jemima Gazley's Give A Little Page.
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Vaccination Clinic

Wellington East Girls College has partnered with Toitu Poneke to provide a COVID vaccination outreach clinic on our site on Thursday, October 21.
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Welink - August/September 2021

Our school newsletter for August/September
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Junior Prize Giving

To ensure we can run Prize-giving ceremonies at either Alert Levels 1 or 2, Senior (Years 11-13) and Junior (Years 9-10) Prize-giving ceremonies will be held separately. 
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Seniors - Prize Giving / Extension of School Year

I am writing to inform you of changes to the end of the school year and Prize-giving for students in Years 11-13.
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Returning to School Under Alert Level 2

You’ll be aware that all of New Zealand (with the exception of Auckland) is moving to Alert Level 2 from midnight tonight. Our thoughts and positive wishes are with everyone in Tāmaki Makaurau | Auckland.
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Transition to Level 3

With the Prime Minister’s announcement today we are now developing our plan to transition to Level 3. 
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Access to Food or Essential Items

We all need food and essential items such as medicine through COVID-19 lockdowns, so please don’t try to go without.
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Learning at Level 4 - week beginning 23 August 2021

Today the Prime Minister announced that New Zealand will remain at Level 4 until midnight Tuesday 24 August.
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Exam Week & Learning for Next Week

Due to the uncertainty around alert levels we have made the decision to reschedule Derived Grade Exams to the week beginning 20 September (Week 9
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Move to Alert Level 4

We have just listened to the Prime Minister's announcement and as a result school will be closed to all students and staff from midnight tonight until Monday 23 August.
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Wellington East Girls' College Ball

We are excited to share with you the details about the upcoming WEGC ball, an event we look forward to every year. The ball will be held on Sunday 3 October and is a formal social event for students in Years 12 and 13.
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Fund Raiser (Te Aka Camps)

Be inspired by a fabulous young woman who doesn't let anything stop her from reaching her dreams!
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Teacher Only Day - Thursday 5 August 2021

We have a Teacher Only Day on Thursday 5 August 2021
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Course Selection Evening Wednesday 4th August

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Our Production - Tickets to Little Shop of Horrors

This year's school production information
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MOE Update re Alert level 2

The greater Wellington region will stay at Alert Level 2 for a further 48 hours so more testing can occur and to provide reassurance we don’t have COVID-19 in our community. The rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1 (not Alert Level none).
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Parent Report Evening 24 June Update

Given the change in COVID alert levels yesterday, we have chosen to make today's Parent Report Evening online meetings only. Although not ideal, this allows us to maintain some form of "face to face" meeting while still abiding by Ministry of Health guidelines.
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Change to Parent Report Evening

This event will now be online only
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Return to Alert Level 2

As you will all know we are returning to Alert Level 2 from 6pm today until midnight Sunday 27 June. The government will be reviewing this regularly, and I will update you with any changing information relating to school.
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Parent Report Evenings - Thursday 24 June & Monday 5 July 2021

Parent Report Evening is an opportunity for parents and caregivers to gain more specific feedback in relation to the written reports sent out during term two. During each interview, teachers will be able to update you on your child's progress and how they have been working during class.
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Open Day / Evening 16 June 2021

Our Open Day/Evening is being held on 16 June 2021
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Pasifika NCEA Information Workshop - CANCELLED

Due to the change in Alert Levels - the Information workshop on NCEA for the Pasifika Community has unfortunately been cancelled.
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Welink - June 2021

Our school newsletter for June 2021
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School Production - Tickets to Little Shop of Horrors

This year's school production information
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Teacher Only Day - Friday 4 June 2021

We have a Teacher Only Day on Friday 4 June 2021
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Entertainment Membership

WEGC is selling Entertainment memberships. We are fundraising to ensure that all East girls are able to access the same opportunities. 20% of your Membership purchase comes directly to us!
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Sports and Cultural Photo Day 27th May

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Food Fair

Come to our Food Fair tonight for some delicious food
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Teacher Only Day - 11 May 2021

We have a Teacher Only Day on Tuesday 11 May and other key dates in Term 2.
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Welink - April 2021

Our school newsletter for April 2021
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Food Fair - 14 May 2021

Wellington East Girls' College's annual Food Fair is back on this year on May 14th (Week 2 of term 2). The Food Fair can't be held without the support of the student and parent body.
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Easter Break 2021

Easter Holiday break dates 2021
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Learning Conferences 2021

Learning Conferences are being held 31 March and 1 April
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Welink - March 2021

Our school newsletter for March 2021
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Return to Alert Level 2

As you will all know we have returned to Alert Level 2 from today Sunday 28 February for up to 7 days. The government will be reviewing this regularly, and I will update you with any changing information relating to school.
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Athletics Carnival Day 2021

Thursday 25 February 2021, Newtown Athletics Stadium 8.45am - 3.00pm. Attendance is compulsory and students are permitted to wear non-uniform in House Colours. All parents are welcome to attend.
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Return to Alert Level 1

With the move to Alert Level 1 from midnight Wednesday, there will be no major changes to what we are doing.
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Return to Alert Level 2

As of midnight Sunday 14 February we have returned to Alert Level 2 for 72 hours. This is a reminder of the practices at Alert Level 2 at Wellington East Girls’ College.
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House Names

East has new house names from 2021.
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Welcome back to school for 2021

Start dates/times for 2021
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Welink - December 2020 Copy

Our school newsletter for December 2020
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Welink - November 2020

Our school newsletter for November 2020
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Teacher Only Days - 16 and 17 November 2020

We have Teacher Only Days on Monday the 16th and Tuesday 17th November.
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Prize Giving Arrangements 2020

The school Prize Giving is on Wednesday 4 November at 6.30pm, at the Michael Fowler Centre
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Welink - September 2020

Our school newsletter for September 2020
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2020 Senior Parent/Teacher Interviews

Senior Parent/Teacher Interviews with subject teachers will be online this year. They are taking place Thursday 27 August 5pm - 7pm and Monday 31 August 4pm - 6pm. Bookings open at 9.30am Friday 21 August
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Important Dates to Note

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Return to Alert Level 2 

As of 12pm Wednesday 12th August we have returned to Alert Level 2 until Friday midnight. This is a reminder of the practices at Alert Level 2 at Wellington East Girls’ College.
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Alert Level 2 - 12 August 2020

The school is now operating under Alert Level 2. We will be sending out more detailed information at 5pm this afternoon after the Prime Minister's briefing.
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Learning Conference - Years 9 and 10

Learning Conferences (Year 9 and 10) are being held 6th and 7th August.
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Course Selection Evening - Tuesday 11 August 6.00pm - 8.00pm

We are holding our annual Course Selection Evening here at the College on Tuesday 11 August from 6.00pm to 8.00pm.
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Engaging with Whānau/families Term 3 and Term 4 2020

You will be aware that Term 2 arrangements for reporting and face to face meetings were altered due to the Covid19 lockdown. While we continue to encourage you to engage with Ako teachers and subject teachers, we have also created the following opportunities for you to engage with teachers.
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Purple Power Week 29 June - 3 July

Wellington East Girls' College - Purple Power Week - which advocates for the empowerment of women is now set to go nationwide.
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Open Evening 2020

Due to the move to Level 1 we will have an Open Evening on 24th June 2020. Starting from 6.00pm.
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Metlink Service Update - Alert Level 1

Melink has informed us that fares will return to normal across the region from 1 July. Fares, including the handling of cash, were temporarily suspended to support the Government's public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Alert Level 1 Update_10 June 2020

With the move to Alert Level 1 there will be no major changes to what we are doing. Wellington East continues to be safe to attend for all, including any staff and children who are considered more vulnerable to COVID.
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Flexi Fridays

To build on innovation that took place during lock down we have introduced Flexi Fridays.
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NCEA Information Update

NZQA have made changes to NCEA and University Entrance (UE) requirements for this year
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Welink - May 2020

Our school newsletter for May 2020
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Entertainment Book

There has never been a more important time to support us with our fundraising and local business at the same time.
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School Bus Service During Alert Level 2

We have heard from Metlink and the Greater Wellington Council that there has been some mixed messages regarding what is allowed on school buses during Alert Level 2.
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Mid-Term Break and Teacher Only Day

There is a Teacher Only Day scheduled for Friday 29th May and we will also have a mid-term break on Tuesday 2nd June.
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Covid-19 Updates - Updated 10 June 2020

Updated 15 May 2020
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Welink No. 2 April 2020

Our school newsletter for April 2020
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NCEA Information - updated 10 June 2020

Please find a link to the NZQA website and information regarding NCEA.
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How to Stay in Touch / East@Home

Please find a link to all the information for how to stay in touch and East@Home learning
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Humans of WEGC

Message from Head Students - Hello! As the start of Term 2 has dawned on us, Lorna and I decided this would be the perfect time for us to share with our students, teachers and WEGC community a small project we have been working on
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Other Online Learning Opportunities

East@home distance learning should now be well underway. There are also other online learning opportunities offered by the Ministry of Education
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Staying Safe Online

Our student’s online safety is important. At school, Network for Learning (N4L) helps keep students safe from unsafe aspects of the internet. With students currently working from home N4L has worked out a way to help parents keep their children safely connected at home.
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How to Stay in Touch / NCEA info

As yet, it is unclear when the Government imposed lockdown will end. However, staff have been working over the break to ensure that East@home, our digital distance learning for students, is ready for the start of Term 2 on Wednesday 15th April. 
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How to Stay in Touch

With New Zealand moving to Alert 4 schools will be closed. We have put together a site for parents and students to find information they many need for learning from home, how to contact the school and details of the Term 1 break and Term 2 start date.
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End of Term 1 - Start of Term 2

The Minister of Education has announced that the school holidays have been brought forward and will now start on Monday 30th March and run until Tuesday 14th April. Our East@home programme will therefore end on Friday 27 March and resume on Wednesday 15th April. 
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IMPORTANT UPDATE - SCHOOL CLOSURE

School will be closed to students tomorrow except for those who have parents who are in essential services such as Health
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Important Update / East@Home change of dates

With the Government's announcement we are at Alert 2 - Reduce Contact we are encouraging young people and staff who fit into the high risk category to stay at home. In light of this we have also changed the dates for East@Home.
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Metlink Service Update - Removing all cash sales from Buses, Trains and Stations

Metlink notified us today that for them to stay one step ahead of COVID-19 and give their passengers and staff more peace of mind, Metlink will be removing all cash sales from trains, buses and stations as of Monday, 23 March.
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