Welcome to Upper Hutt College, a multicultural co-educational secondary school with a roll of around 1100 students which includes a number of International students from Europe, South America and Asia.  

We are a school with a tradition of excellence in academic achievement, sport, cultural activities and the performing arts. A wide variety of subjects at all levels caters for our diverse population of students and an extensive extra-curricular programme offers all students the opportunity to represent the school, follow a passion or simply enjoy an activity with friends, new and old.  

Our students enjoy a safe, supportive and creative learning environment, where a sense of community is fostered within our House system and all students have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills.  

The school is approaching the completion of a building programme that will help us to realise our vision, that of a vibrant 21st century learning environment that engages every learner so that each will realise their full potential.  

This website offers you a glimpse of life at Upper Hutt College; please contact us for more information.

Judith Taylor





Upper Hutt College is a community, passionate about learning

that encourages pride, participation and excellence








The school office will be open to sell uniform and stationery for limited times before school starts.
    Years 9.10.11:
Thur 15/1: 9 am to 6 pm
Fri 16/1:  9 till 3
Tue 20/1: 9 till 3
Wed 21/1: 9 till 3
Thu 22/1:  9 till 6
Fri 23/1:  9 till 3
Sat 24/1:  9 till 1
    Years 12 & 13
Tue 27/1:  9 till 2
Wed 28/1:  9 till 2
Thu 29/1:  9 till 2



Congratulations to ex student and former first fifteen captain, Murphy Taramai, for his selection in the New Zealand Sevens squad. Murphy is now on a professional contract and a candidate for the next Olympic Games!!



November 15: External exams are now in full swing. Good luck to all our students. We are expecting strong results again - both numeracy and literacy are over 90% at Level One and around 80% of students already have their Level Two.

Our confirmed NCEA results show further pleasing improvement on the successes of 2012. At year 11, 77% of students achieved Level One - literacy was 96% and numeracy 94%. For Level Two, the pass rate was 86% and at Level Three 78%. 17 students gained Level One with Excellence endorsement and 35 with Merit. At Level Two 9 gained overall Excellence and 33 Merit; and at Level Three, 15 achieved Excellence and 15 Merit. Many other students gained subject endorsements. 63% of Level Three students achieved University Entrance and four University Scholarships were awarded. These achievements are commended in a letter from the Minister of Education - see attached under the NEWS tab.

 2015 START DATES                         

Tuesday 27 January = Course Confirmation Day
Friday 30 January = Year 10, 11 and 12 report in
31 January, 1 February = Leaders' Camp
Monday 2 February = Year 9 Orientation and Year 13 report in
Tuesday 3 February = full timetable begins for all levels


Monday to Friday 8.40am - 3.15pm



Enrolment applications for 2015 are still being accepted. We are no longer required to limit enrolments to a designated zone and welcome enrolments from any area. Early enrolment will help with option selection as some subjects may fill


Upper Hutt College
Moonshine Road
Upper Hutt 5018
Ph: 04 527 8749
Fax: 04 528 2491