Epsom Girls' Grammar School

Epsom Girls Grammar School is a state secondary school for girls ranging from years 9 to 13 in Auckland, New Zealand. It had a roll of 2,200 as of 2012, including a number of boarders who live in nearby Epsom House, making it one of the largest schools in New Zealand.

Epsom Girls Grammar School
Silver Road,
Epsom, Auckland,
New Zealand
Coordinates36°52′38″S 174°46′28″E
TypeState Single Sex Girls Secondary (Year 9–13) with Boarding Facilities
MottoLatin: Per Angusta, Ad Augusta
(Through difficulties to greatness.)
Established12 February 1917
Ministry of Education Institution no.64
PrincipalLorraine Pound
Colour(s)Navy and gold
School roll2220[1] (March 2019)
Socio-economic decile9Q[2]
WebsiteEpsom Girls Grammar School

The principal is Lorraine Pound, the 11th principal, who succeeded Madeline Gunn in 2016.[3][4] She succeeds a long line of distinguished educators such as Margaret Bendall and Miss Adams.[5]

Notable alumnae

See also

  • List of schools in New Zealand


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Book of Memories: Epsom Girls Grammar School 1917-1992

Epsom Girls Grammar School golden jubilee 1917-1967

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