Beyond The Classroom
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At Crimson Global Academy (CGA), we prioritize the social and emotional well-being of our students. We understand that a thriving social life and a supportive environment are crucial elements for academic success and personal growth.
To achieve this, we offer a suite of resources meticulously designed to ensure our students feel fully supported throughout their educational journey.
We take great pride in hosting CGA Social Days — a hybrid event for our local students and parents to come together in person and to connect online with others from around the world.
It offers a unique chance for our students to experience the vibrant atmosphere of our school firsthand.
At CGA, we are offer a range of opportunities for parents and students to connect with each other and our team.
A typical year at CGA provides a full roster of interactive and engaging moments for our students to feel part of a thriving community.
Our diverse range of school and student-led clubs foster social connection, leadership skills and creativity where students can develop in different areas of interest.
Engage in our vibrant online community, where students can interact with one another, share experiences, and socialize on our interactive Slack platform.
Explore endless opportunities through academic, extracurricular, and career networks, guiding you towards a path tailored to your ambitions with support from our CGA counselors.
Students can join diverse social events, both in-person and online, to build lasting friendships and exchange ideas with fellow CGA students.
CGA offers a unique pastoral care network, providing the community, social counseling, and support services of a traditional school. Led by our Deans and a qualified psychologist, our staff is trained to assist students through social challenges, emphasizing health and well-being.
Through our global network, we conduct regular social development programs and offer private, confidential counseling sessions. Our pastoral care program aims to guide, advise, and nurture students while intervening in times of need, empowering them to tackle life's challenges with confidence.
Jan Blair, CGA's experienced school counselor, guides and supports students in overcoming personal challenges. Jan addresses various issues, from anxiety and stress to relationships and life transitions.
All sessions with Jan are confidential, ensuring a safe and nurturing environment for students' well-being and growth.
CGA parents are welcomed to join us in global, bi-monthly Parent Information Sessions where they can hear from each other and our school leaders. Typical topics include Academic updates, upcoming social initiatives and university pathway insights and tips.
We also invite parents to join our exclusive "Parents of CGA" Facebook group, available once you join our school. Here you can connect, share experiences, and support other parents. At the local level, we invite parents to enjoy our student meet-ups by carving out time for themselves to also meet and get to know other CGA parents.
At Crimson Global Academy, we prioritise creating a safe, supportive, and enriching online learning environment. Our policies are designed to ensure every student feels secure, respected, and valued, as they embark on their educational journey with us.
The safety and well-being of our students is the highest priority of CGA. As a school our aim is to know every student as an individual and to provide a secure and caring environment so that he/she can learn in safety.
In today’s digital world, online safety is paramount. This policy guides the responsible use of digital platforms, safeguarding students from potential online risks and ensuring a secure virtual learning space.
We firmly believe in a learning environment free from bullying. Our policy outlines clear procedures for preventing, identifying, and addressing any form of bullying, ensuring a respectful and harmonious community for all.
This policy covers a broad spectrum of health and safety measures, emphasising the importance of mental and physical health in a comprehensive online learning setting.
We encourage students and their parents to direct any questions directly to the relevant teacher or Dean through the various methods provided: email, office hours, phone call and more. Students will also have access to their tutors regarding academic queries. If the matter requires escalation, then the Principal or Deputy Principal should be contacted.
CGA will ensure that all students will be provided with a safe learning environment.
CGA has experienced and talented teachers and specialist counselling staff who have worked in many of the best schools in NZ and across the world.
All CGA classes are recorded for the protection of students. The school has robust policies regarding the inappropriate use of the online space. The students will be inducted into the school’s expectations of behaviour.
Yes. Students will attend group classes on important social development topics. Students will also have private access to a trained counsellor when required.