Posts Tagged ‘St Peter’s College Gore’

Former principal appointed to St Peter’s College Gore board

Monday, April 8th, 2024

A former principal of St Peter’s College has been elected the head of the board of the Gore school which will remained in statutory management. Limited statutory manager Nicola Hornsey confirmed John Hogue was appointed to the St Peter’s College school board as one of the proprietor’s representatives by the school’s proprietor, the Dunedin Catholic Read more

St Peter’s College teen’s film ready for silver screen

Thursday, March 21st, 2024

An aspiring St Peter’s College film-maker considers himself privileged to have his film premiere at the SBS St James Theatre in Gore. Thirteen-year-old George McFadzien’s home-made movie Granvia Country Calendar Part Two will have its own screening at the theatre on Sunday. The film tells a story of twoboys, one who has just got out Read more

Cleanup begins as rain eases in Southland

Monday, September 25th, 2023

As the rain fell in Gore on Thursday, some St Peter’s College students were sitting practice exams in the hall as water seeped up from under the wooden floor boards. Principal Tara Quinney said all but two of the school’s ground floor classrooms had been inundated with water. Most students were sent home before the Read more

No more media for St Peter’s College principal

Monday, September 4th, 2023
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The principal of Gore’s St Peter’s College, Tara Quinney, has been restrained from speaking to the media amid a fraught relationship with the school board. St Peter’s College was placed under limited statutory management in April, with lawyer Nicola Hornsey appointed the Statutory Manager to oversee governance after the board and principal sought intervention from Read more

Report says St Peter’s College governance poses ‘significant risk’

Thursday, July 6th, 2023
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Gore’s St Peter’s College principal wants an apology from the school’s board of trustees’ chairperson after the limited statutory manager’s report highlighted flaws in the school’s governance. After the board and principal sought Education Ministry support, the Catholic co-ed school went into limited statutory management in April. The report Several issues “pose risks to the Read more

First phase of St Peter’s College board report complete

Monday, June 19th, 2023
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St Peter’s College in Gore’s limited statutory manager says the first phase of her report about the school is complete. The Ministry of Education placed the Catholic school under statutory management at the end of April. The 450-pupil school’s principal Tara Quinney and the board chair, Ruth Mitchell, have what Quinney describes as a “dysfunctional Read more

Gore School Board chair should resign says Catholic principal

Thursday, May 18th, 2023
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St Peter’s College school board chair should resign, the school principal says. The Ministry of Education placed the Gore Catholic school under statutory management at the end of last month. Principal Tara Quinney (pictured) says she has no confidence in the school’s board chair, Ruth Mitchell, to lead. She says she has a dysfunctional relationship Read more

College placed in limited statutory management

Monday, May 1st, 2023
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St Peter’s College in Gore has been placed in limited statutory management. The move “in no way suggests closure,” the Education Ministry says. The state-integrated year 7 to 15 co-educational Catholic school has about 450 pupils. Ministry of Education leader for the South, Nancy Bell, directed a limited statutory manager’s (LSM) appointment on 5 April. Read more

St Peter’s College lends helping hand in Gore

Monday, February 24th, 2020

St Peter’s College in Gore has lent a hand in the Southland clean-up effort. When Dairy News visited, Darren Jack, deputy principal of Gore’s co-ed Catholic secondary school, St Peter’s College, was mucking in with a vanload of about a dozen of his students, clearing debris from fences on a dairy farm bordering the Mataura Read more