Auckland Girls' Grammar School

Auckland Girls' Grammar School (AGGS) is a New Zealand secondary school for girls located in Newton, in the Auckland central business district. Established in 1888, it is one of the oldest secondary institutions in the country. The school received the Goodman Fielder awards for School and Secondary School of the year in 2000.[3]

Auckland Girls' Grammar School
The school seen from Hopetoun Street, looking north
Address
Howe Street, Newton, Auckland
Coordinates36.8569°S 174.7537°E / -36.8569; 174.7537
Information
TypeState single-sex girls' secondary school (Years 9–13)
MottoLatin: Per Angusta Ad Augusta
"Through trials to triumph"
Established1888
PrincipalNgaire Ashmore
Colour(s)gold, navy blue
School roll1013[1] (March 2019)
Socio-economic decile3H[2]
Websiteaggs.school.nz

The main block is listed as a Category II Historic Place.[4]

Demographics

Last visited by Education Review Office on 11 October 2015. The next review is due in 1–2 years (2016–2017).[5]

Auckland Girls' Grammar School had 1343 students enrolled and is 100% female. The number of international students was at 29. The racial mark up of the school was as follows: 24% Māori, 19% Samoan, 14% Tongan, 9% New Zealand European (Pākehā), 7% Asian, 6% Indian, 11% as other ethnicity.[5]

Notable alumnae

References

  1. "Directory of Schools - as at 3 April 2019". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  2. "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. Auckland Girls Grammar School wins Goodman Fielder School of the Year Archived 29 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  4. "Auckland Girls Grammar School Main Blk". Register of Historic Places. Heritage New Zealand. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  5. "Selwyn College Education Review". Education Review Office. 11 October 2015. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
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  8. "Old Girls' Achievers". Auckland Girls' Grammar School. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  9. "Lana Coc-Kroft, comfortable in her own skin". The New Zealand Herald. 14 March 2003. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  10. Cadzow, Jane (13 December 2016). "How Parris Goebel went from high school drop-out to hip-hop dance queen". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  11. Morgan, Scott (3 December 2010). "Teen's a star in all sports". Stuff.co.nz. Fairfax NZ. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  12. "Story: Lumley, Bernice and Lumley, Doreen". Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  13. Husband, Dale (23 April 2017). "Miriama McDowell: Was I ready for this?". E-Tangata. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  14. "Meet Tiana Epati - NZ Law Society". www.lawsociety.org.nz. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  15. Husb, Dale; Nov 18, |; Read, 2018 | 1 | 13 Min (18 November 2018). "Tiana Epati: Be the change you wish to see". E-Tangata. Retrieved 5 September 2019.


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