Ka anga atu aku kanohi ki nga maunga – Lift your eyes to the hills
Onslow College is an environment that encourages independence, self-discipline, and social responsibility with a student-centred philosophy.
We promote an inclusive environment for all students and is renowned for the positive staff-student relationships and large co-curricular involvement of both groups. Through the creative talents and enthusiasm of our students and staff we strive for excellence in all aspects of College life.
Diversity and individuality is encouraged whilst ensuring behaviour does not constrain the rights of other students to an excellent education.
We work hard to communicate with its wider community and involve families with their key role in supporting student learning.
Inspiring students to learn, grow and achieve in an environment that encourages individual and community responsibility, freedom of expression and respect for the rights of others.
Sport and recreation are seen as integral parts of the physical and personal development of students. Physical exercise promotes a sense of personal well-being, enhancing both bodily health and intellectual performance.
Onslow College students participate and compete successfully in a wide range of sporting activities. Many represent their sport at regional and national levels.
Excellence in the arts is encouraged at Onslow College. The school is committed to enhancing student abilities and involvement in this area. The nature of the school is very much shaped by the creative talents and enthusiasm of its students in classes such as Debating, Drama, Dance Visual Arts and Music