Academic Honours Board
NEW ZEALAND SCHOLARSHIP HONOURS BOARD
This Honours Board recognises young men from Palmerston North Boys' High School who were successful in Scholarship examinations. New Zealand Scholarship is the highest qualification in secondary schools in New Zealand. In order to have their name engraved on the Scholarship Honours Board in the Palmerston North Boys' High School hall, a young man must gain Scholarship passes in three or more subjects, or gain an Outstanding Scholarship pass.
Students whose names are engraved on the Scholarship Honours Board in the Palmerston North Boys' High School hall - 2014:
Scholarship passes in Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Physics, Statistics
Scholarship passes in Calculus, Chemistry, History, Physics
Outstanding Scholarship in Calculus
Outstanding Scholarship in Accounting, Scholarship passes in Economics, Geography, Statistics
|Nadum Palmada ||Scholarship passes in Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Physics, Statistics|
Students Gaining Further Scholarship passes - 2014:
Scholarship passes in Geography, History
Scholarship pass in Classical Studies
Scholarship pass in Statistics
Scholarship passes in Calculus, Physics
|Joshua Ellery ||Scholarship pass in English|
|Andre Griffin||Scholarship pass in Physics|
Scholarship passes in Calculus, Economics
|Jhett Koo||Scholarship pass in Accounting|
|Jonathan Langton Burnell||Scholarship passes in English, History|
|Bogo Lee||Scholarship pass in Chemistry|
|Hui-En Lin||Scholarship pass in Calculus|
|Jonathan Lloyd-West||Scholarship passes in Accounting, Statistics|
|Jack Mikkelsen||Scholarship passes in Economics, Statistics|
|Reuben Osborne||Scholarship pass in Physics|
|Ashton Rounthwaite||Scholarship pass in Statistics|
|Callum Tatton||Scholarship pass in History|
Scholarship pass in Earth and Space Science
|Michael Watson||Scholarship pass in History|
|Kenny Yee||Scholarship passes in Biology, Statistics|
OUR MEASURES OF SUCCESS:
Academic 2014 - NCEA:
In 2014 PNBHS students earned 45 Scholarships, including two Outstanding Scholarships.
Of our 2014 Year 13 students, Dux Literarum Liam Barber and Nadun Palmada both achieved five Scholarship passes. Louis Justice gained three Scholarship passes as well as an Outstanding Scholarship in Accounting. Jonothan Langton Burnell, Jack Mikkelsen, Callum Hill, Connor Allan and Kenny Yee each achieved two Scholarship passes.
Year 12 students Felix Brookie (four), Jono Lloyd-West (two) and Samuel Dobson (two) all gained multiple Scholarship passes. Year 10 student Edward Chen improved on his 2014 Scholarship pass in Mathematics with Calculus by gaining an Outstanding Scholarship.
81.8% of Year 11 students gained NCEA Level 1 (National 71.5%)
12.3% of Year 11 students gained NCEA Level 2 (National 1.1%)
85.3% of Year 12 students gained NCEA Level 2 (National 74.3%)
16.3% of Year 12 students gained NCEA Level 3 (National 0.8%)
62.7% of Year 13 students gained NCEA Level 3 (National 60.1%)
58.5% of Year 13 students gained University Entrance (National 45.0%)
Palmerston North Boys’ High School offers assessment in IGCSE level subjects through the Cambridge International Examination programme.
In 2014 a number of students chose to extend themselves by completing IGCSE physics, biology, chemistry, combined science and mathematics. There were a total of 93 examination entries with 9 A*, 21 A and 35 B grade passes across all subjects. The top performing Year 10 students were Denzel Chung, Lukas Dreyer, William Hunter and Finlay McRae while the highest achieving Year 11 students were Nathan Hotter, Jacob Rasmussen and Malachi Hill.
Massey University Papers
Palmerston North Boys’ High School has
developed a positive relationship with Massey University and university papers
are taught in a number of subject areas at PNBHS by our staff members.
A total of 74 young men enrolled in 155 Massey University papers achieving 20 A+, 20 A and 18 A- results. The top performers were Liam Barber with five A+, Sang Ho Kim with four A+ and one A- and Peter Tremain with three A+ and two A-. Andrew Lyall and Callum Hill both passed five papers with A range grades and Andrew McGhie passed four papers with grades in this range. Year 12 student Samuel Dobson gained A+ grades in two Calculus papers and Year 10 student Edward Chen gained two A+ grades in second year Massey University papers.