ERO Accolades

Our school was selected as one of 12 top performing schools in New Zealand and showcased in the latest ERO publication published 31 May 2018.

Posted: Thursday May 31, 2018

28 NZQA Scholarships!

Our students won 28 Scholarships including 5 Outstanding Scholarships in the 2017 exams.

Posted: Tuesday February 13, 2018

Senior Prizegiving Celebration

We celebrated senior successes at Senior Prizegiving in November with Louis Whitburn winning the highly contested Dux award.

Posted: Sunday November 12, 2017

University Scholarships announced for 2018

Congratulations to our Year 13 students who have been awarded Tertiary Scholarships in recognition of their outstanding achievements.

Posted: Monday October 30, 2017

Maths Whizz - Top in NZ

Paxton Hall scored the top mark in NZ in the ICAS Maths exam.

Posted: Monday October 23, 2017

Senior Exam Week 

Senior students sat practice NCEA exams in Week 8 of Term 3. 

Posted: Thursday September 28, 2017

Maths Competition Results

Students did really well in Otago University, Australian and ICAS maths competitions this year.

Posted: Tuesday September 26, 2017

Junior and Senior O’MAthalon

The Senior O’MAthalon Competition was held in our school Library with 30 teams from 11 local secondary school competing. 

Posted: Tuesday August 22, 2017

Year 9 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our Year 9 Scholarship recipients. 

Posted: Sunday August 20, 2017

Extra! and other Writing Winners

Extra! is a newspaper magazine published by the Otago Daily Times and gives students the opportunity to submit their writing in an annual short story and poetry writing competition. 

Posted: Wednesday August 16, 2017

Scholarship and Excellence NCEA Morning Tea

We hosted a special morning tea in February to celebrate outstanding success in NZQA exams.

Posted: Sunday February 19, 2017

Junior Prizegiving 2016

Posted: Friday December 9, 2016

Senior Prizegiving 2016

Our Senior Prizegiving was held on Friday 4 November at the College of Education Auditorium. 

Posted: Monday November 7, 2016

Tertiary Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the Year 13 students who have been awarded prestigious financial Tertiary Scholarships recognising outstanding Academic, Cultural, Sporting and Leadership achievements.

Posted: Sunday November 6, 2016

Regional stars in Food Technology

Congratulations to Emily Wu (Yr 12) and Annie Kennedy-Atchison (Yr 10) who won the Royal Society Crest Silver Challenge in Food Technology in September.

Posted: Thursday September 22, 2016

Class Act

Congratulations to our Class Act recipients, Grant McNaughton and Katharine Woolrych.

Posted: Wednesday September 21, 2016

National Robotics Award

Congratulations to Henry Eden-Mann and his team who won First Place in the Senior Theatre section of the National Robotics competition in Auckland in September.

Posted: Saturday September 17, 2016

Blues Awards 2016

Outstanding sporting, cultural, community service and academic performances were celebrated at our Blues Assembly in September.

Posted: Wednesday September 14, 2016

Peer Reading 

Peer Reading finished with a celebration and party in the new library on Friday April 8. A total of 51 students from Yrs 9 -13 took part in the programme. 

Posted: Sunday April 10, 2016

Science Department News

Renovations, room changes, competitions and field trips featured in Term 1.

Posted: Sunday April 10, 2016