Secondary School Scholarship Examinations

In both my Year 12, and Year 13 secondary school external examinations I have attempted scholarship examinations. These examinations are the highest level of secondary school qualification available in New Zealand and indicate a high level of proficiency in a subject, equal to performance in the top 3% of the[…]

Road Biking Safety and Skills Course (2015)

I complete a day-long road-biking course as part of the road-biking sport. This particular qualification focused on practical implementation of quickly established theory – most of the day was spent riding through various terrains and or down hill on-road.

Deep Water Skills Training – Watersafe Auckland (2017)

As part of the Pinnacle Programme I completed a day course that established deep-water safety in a theoretical and practical environment.

Spirit of Adventure – Voyage #760 (2018)

As part of the first stage of the Pinnacle Programme, I undertook a 10 day voyage on the Spirit of New Zealand as a notion of personal and leadership development as well as personal exploration. I had a great time and recommend the experience to anyone that is interested. Embedded[…]

Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuits Centre (2018)

In 2017, I took on the challenge of attempting the week long character building and personal development exercise of the Edmund Hilliary Outdoor Pursuits center. This experience was as part of the leadership programme at PNBHS and strives to:

Distinction Marks in ICAS Science and ICAS English (2014-2017)

Every year from 2014 – 2017 I achieved a distinction grade in both ICAS Science and ICAS English, as assessed externally by the ICAS marking body. Due to internal school issues in relation to questions raised about the quality of ICAS assessment, I was unable to sit ICAS Science or[…]

Level 2 Accelerate Endorsement: Excellence (2017)

Achieved an excellence endorsement with 72 Excellence Credits, 28 Merit Credits and 21 Achieved Credits. This achievement was out of a possible 121 Credits (External and internal). I achieved this a Year 11 (Accelerated a year in advance of my cohort).

Level 1 Accelerate Endorsement: Excellence (2016)

Achieved a Level 1 Merit endorsement (in 2016) with 44 excellence credits, 24 merit credits and 16 achieved credits. Out of a possible 84 credits, accelerated a year in advance (achieved as Year 10). As a Year 13, I sat a single Digital Studies assessment and upgraded my Merit endorsement[…]