Learning Support

The following support is available for students who have been identified as someone who would benefit from having additional tuition to enhance their literacy and/or numeracy skills.

  • Weekly literacy support lessons in Years 7-10
  • Year 9 & 10 numeracy options available as a subject choice
  • Workshops and tutorials offered after school in Years 9-13
  • Senior EXCEL tutoring programme after school one day a week
  • Peer Reading programme: Senior students (Year 12 /13 tutoring younger students)
  • Junior EXCEL - "Maths Max" tutoring programme for Y7 & 8 students (Year 10 students involved as the tutors)
  • Teacher Aide support - Support in classrooms is prioritised by the level of need
  • Referral to the RTLB (Resource Teacher of Learning and Behaviour)
  • Reader/writer support/extra time/computer use (if eligible)
  • Assistive Technology - On-line tutoring programmes available to students include:
  • Mathsbuddy
  • Bigiqkids on-line spelling/A+ Spelling/Spelling City
  • LEXIA Strategies for Older Readers CORE 5
  • LEXIA Visual Memory Trainer
  • Audio books and Kindles are available in the library
  • Writing software : iWORDQ and Co-Writer 6

Tackling the “What if…” Scenarios of Life

Year 7 and 8 students have been participating in workshops to develop creativity, problem solving, and team work; within a range of real-world and imaginative open-ended predicaments.

Posted: Tuesday June 13, 2017

NZQA Exam Tutorials 2016  When and Where?

Needing some expert help and extra motivation before your end of year exams? Then come along to our "Get Help in Gilray" tutorial programme. 

Posted: Tuesday September 13, 2016

A 'sweet' end to our 10 week peer tutoring programme.

Year 10 tutors and their Year 7 and 8 tutees devour their cream buns as a reward for all their hard work during the term.  

Posted: Tuesday July 5, 2016

ICAS Exam Dates 2016 - Extension Opportunity

ICAS exams are an extension opportunity for students in Y7-10. 

Posted: Monday February 15, 2016