Open Coaching Sessions this week

by glen.holm.hansen on March 16, 2014

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Just a reminder that the Open Coaching Sessions are taking place this week. All sessions will commence at 5pm and will run for approximately an hour and a half.

Details and directions are below.

South – Monday 17 March

Where: Kings College

Directions: The meeting room will be in the Lecture Theatre (see map attached). Please enter by the Golf Avenue gate. Parking will be available along the drive. Please park beside the grass, not in front of buildings.

Central – Tuesday 18 March

Where: ACG Parnell

Directions: The sessions will be on Level 1 of the main College campus – 2 Titoki St., Newmarket. There is usually plenty of parking in the Domain carpark opposite the school. Enter the main entrance on Titoki Street and then go up the first set of stairs you see to the 1st floor. Turn left and the classrooms on that side of the corridor will be where the sessions will be held.

East – Tuesday 18 March

Where: Pakuranga College

Directions: The sessions will be held in Rae Block. Best entry is from Gate 2 on Pigeon Mountain Road.

West – Wednesday 19 March

Where: Mount Albert Grammar School

Directions: The sessions will be in the E Block, rooms 11, 12 and 13. They are the first class rooms when you come across the bridge, which is the top floor of E Block. You come in the main entrance and come past the Hall and walk through the quad. Walk across the bridge and you are there.

It is not too late if any further students wish to register to attend. Please let us know as soon as possible if you wish to register any further students.

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North Open Coaching Session

by glen.holm.hansen on March 9, 2014

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Just a reminder that the North Open Coaching Session is taking place at Carmel College on Monday 10 March.

The sessions start at 5pm and will finish by 6.30pm.  If there are any further registrations for these sessions (they are free!) please email the Committee by midday on Monday.

Directions for Carmel College:  Parking is available on site. Go to the Main Reception and turn left into the Sister Helena Hotchin building. The meeting room is 7FT

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Thanks,
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