Highlands Intermediate provides:
We offer individualised English lessons for our International students
A modern learning enviroment
Our spacious classrooms have interactive whiteboards and computers. They are supported by a well-resourced library and information centre.
Specialised work spaces in the technology area
Our technology area has specialised work spaces for robotics, food technology, information and communication technology (ICT), materials science and science.
Music, visual arts and performing arts
Musical instrument lessons available for drums, guitar, flute, violin and keyboard.
We have a school choir, rock band and orchestra that students can take part in. Throughout the school year the children also have the oppotunity to be a part of our biennial musical shows, kapa haka (Maori performing arts), our radio station and make use of our fully equipped music suite.
We have a wide range of challenging outdoor activites aimed at developing confidence in our students. Activities include kayaking, swimming, camping, hiking, orienteering and archery. We are lucky to have access to beautiful enviroments for our kids to undertake these activites in.
Our year 8 students attend a 3-day outdoor camping experience that is a highlight of the year for many.
We offer a wide range of sports and have both a modern gymnasium and astro-turf courts. We also have an on-site swimming pool and bike track.
Sports include football, basketball, tennis, hockey, volleyball, netball, swimming, rugby, badminton, cross country running, athletics, triathlons, mountain biking, surfing, kayaking and cheerleading.