Arts and Culture Activities
The College values cultural and arts activities and encourages students to participate in cultural and arts activities.
Our cultural and arts groups and individuals are encouraged and supported to gain regional and national recognition.
Te Awamutu College has a Kapa Haka Group, "Te Hokai Rangatahi". It welcomes any new students.
This is a strength of the school. All students have the opportunity to participate on and off the stage in every aspect of Performing Arts:
- Kapa Haka
- Music Groups
- Guitar Ensemble
- Junior Concert Band
- Senior Concert Band
- Jazz Band
- School Production (alternate years)
- Show Quest (alternate years)
- National Chamber Music Competition
Participation is also actively encouraged in:
- Kapa Haka Festivals
- ICAS English, Mathematics and Science Competitions
- Science Fairs
- EPro 8
- Speech, Essays and Creative Writing Competitions
- Talent Quest
- Shakespeare Festival
The College has a performance-based music programme in Year 9 and 10 that enables students to study a range of courses that enable them to gain the entry requirements ofthe NCEA Music Courses in the Senior School.
Senior Concert Band and Jazz Band are auditioned groups which cater mainly for students who have reached a higher level of musicianship.
Student-driven vocal and rock groups are encouraged.