30 Jun 2017

Friday 30 June 2017

Four Year 11 King’s students were recently given the opportunity to complete the NZ Coastguard Dayskipper certificate.

300617 King’s Students Achieve NZ Coastguard Dayskipper Certification

Pictured left to right: Jacob Robinson, Oliver Van Camp, Robin Atwal, Andre Duurentijdt and Headmaster Simon Lamb.

Students Oliver Van Camp (Marsden), Jacob Robinson (St John’s), Andre Duurentijdt (Marsden) and Robin Atwal (Marsden), under the guidance and tutoring of Captain George Booth (NZ Coastguard tutor), achieved their certificates ,which gain them four credits towards the Level 2 NCEA pathway.

Head of Learning Support and Teacher in ChargeDavid Ward says the success is testament to the students’ positive attitudes and willingness to learn.

“Captain Booth was very complimentary and impressed with the students attitude and interest,” says David.

“The Dayskipper Certificate covers all the rules of boating and now the students need to work on their practical skills. This has been a very positive start to the students’ year.”