Parents and Guardians

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Providing our parents with real-time access to student and teacher information.

Also available using the Kamar App for iPad/iPhone or Android phones/tablets.

Welcome to all parents and guardians of current and prospective Botany Downs Secondary College students.


Botany Downs Secondary College focuses on high expectations of student commitment to achievement; an emphasis on personal development and care for one another; and a desire to form strong partnerships with parents and others in a “learning community”.


We encourage you to contact us if you have any queries. Key staff contacts include your child’s whanau leader, the senior leadership team, the guidance counsellors, special education needs coordinator (Learner Support) and careers advisor. 

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Term Dates

Term dates with information on commencement procedures...

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The Parent/Guardian Handbook is a must-read of procedures and standards...

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Option Information

Get assistance with your subject choices...

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Learning at BDSC

Get information on Curriculum, Options, Work Experience and more...

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Read more on our shop hours and sales information...

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Student Services

Library, Cafe, Work Experience, and Careers...

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Family & Friends

Learn how we can, and are, enhancing the education experience for our students...

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Host Family Appeal

Have you ever considered hosting an International Student from Europe, South America or Asia?

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Keep up-to-date and find out all the latest college news...

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Staff Directory

Use our directory to contact staff regarding college matters...

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Contact Us

View our location, or get in contact if you have any queries...

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