Impact projects encourage students to develop the key skills of problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication. As stated in the New Zealand Curriculum:

Students who are competent thinkers and problem solvers actively seek, use and create knowledge. They reflect on their own personal learning, draw on personal knowledge and intuitions, ask questions and challenge the basis of assumptions and perceptions.

Students who manage themselves are enterprising, resourceful, reliable and resilient. They establish personal goals, make plans, manage projects and set high standards.

Students who relate well to others are open to new learning and are able to take different roles in different situations. By working effectively together they can come up with new approaches, ideas and ways of thinking.

Students who participate and contribute in communities have a sense of belonging and the confidence to participate within new contexts.

Impact projects at Campion College are run alongside the traditional curriculum. Students are able, if they choose, to gain NCEA credits or to further develop their knowledge of the curriculum strands as they complete their projects.

At Campion College projects are based on four principles:

  • Student Interest or Agency - the project belongs to the student
  • Substantial Learning (Outside the classroom)
  • A Quality Product
  • An Impact on the Community

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2017 Prospectus
by Natalia Destounis - Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 11:34 AM

The 2017 Prospectus will be out at the start of Term 3.  Please remember all enrolments for 2017 must be received by Friday 9 September 2016.

For further information or Enrolment Forms please look under the College Information Tab at the top of the page.

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by Natalia Destounis - Friday, 8 July 2016, 9:23 AM

In 2016, Gisborne is hosting the annual New Zealand Concert Band Festival.

Baradene College is a Catholic Girls School in Auckland. Approximately 50 of their concert band musicians will be travelling to Gisborne for the New Zealand Concert Band Festival on the weekend of the 5th and 6th ...

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by Natalia Destounis - Friday, 1 July 2016, 9:01 AM

On Friday 24th June, Gisborne Boys High School (GBHS) for the third year running hosted an invitational surf competition in Gisborne. Schools attending were New Plymouth Boys High School, Taranga Boys College, Lytton High School, Campion College and Gisborne Girls High School.

The event is ...

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by Natalia Destounis - Friday, 1 July 2016, 8:43 AM

The Ball Permission Slips were emailed out to all Year 11-13 students Campion email addresses on Monday 27th June.

This year the Ball is being held at the Bushmere Arms, 673 Matawai Road, Gisborne on Saturday 30 July 2016. The cost of the tickets is $75.00 per person; this cost includes ...

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by Natalia Destounis - Friday, 1 July 2016, 8:42 AM

Next week all students in Year 9 will be involved in a retreat day. This day is quite literally a day out of school to focus on issues other than school work. The retreat is a very important aspect of our school life and all students are expected to attend. The theme for this year’s retreat ...

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