Language and Cultural Opportunities

  • Assessment of Language Competence Certificates
  • Local and national speech competitions
  • Attendance at cultural performances
  • Hosting international students
  • Language immersion outings
  • International trips
  • Local marae visits

James Hargest College Senior Campus offers five languages that provide cultural and academic opportunities to students:

  • French
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Te Reo Maori

Cultural Experiences:

  • AFS Scholarships
  • Lille Exchange
  • Italy Trip
  • Spain Trip
  • Kumagaya Nishi Exchange
  • Polyfest
  • Manu Korero

Learn Another Language for Academic Success

  • Concentration skills
  • Memorisation skills
  • Listening skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Clear thinking
  • The ability to manipulate language in a variety of contexts.

Learn Another Language for Improved Social Skills

  • Confidence
  • Adaptability
  • Team Work
  • Creativity
  • Persistence & Commitment
  • Cultural Tolerance