ACG Strathallan Students' Blog

World Vision Youth Conference 2019

Recently, some of our student leadership group attended the World Vision Youth Conference, which focused on empowering and encouraging students to be our future leaders for justice and equality. Millions of young people around the world face injustice and inequality every day of their lives. While many see news of war and disaster almost daily, […]

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9A social science trip

On Thursday 27th of February, 9A went to Mangere Mountain to witness an actual volcano. For the last 6 weeks, we had been focusing on volcanoes and other natural disasters. We arrived at 9:30 in the morning we were met by our guides at the entrance to the mountain. We walked for a short period […]

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A record-breaking athletics day

  An amazing ten records were broken at our College Athletics Day on Wednesday, 21 February, highlighting the tremendous sporting talent of so many of our students. New Athletic records 2019: Maverick Hayes Senior boys 800m  2m 9.68sec George Kozlov Senior Boys 400m      53.48 sec. Daniel Tilsley senior boys high jump( 2.00m), senior boys discus(38.42m) […]

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Our year 9 students recently spent two days at Camp Adair in the Hunua Ranges.

Year 9 Camp was a great experience for all the students and teachers who were involved. We stayed at the camp for two days and did activities such as team building, a trapeze, and a confidence course. The confidence course is an obstacle course that goes through many different challenges such as: going over and […]

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High Distinctions at the AMC Awards

Congratulations to Zac Perkin (year 10) and Kevin Fan (year 9) who received High Distinction awards at the 2018 Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) Awards Night held at Selwyn College. A High Distinction award is given to students who achieve in the top 3% of participants in their region, in this case, New Zealand so this […]

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Boys on Tour: AIMS Games Football Tournament

The first day of the tournament was very tough. The boys playing extremely well in their three games, including playing two of the tops seeds in our pool. Although coming away with three losses (Maeroa 3-2, Tauranga Intermediate 4-0, and Albany Junior High 2-1) the boys have shown that they are willing and able to […]

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Strathallan Sporting Achievements

Shaayan Sarker year 9 Qualified for the New Zealand Under 14 Indoor Cricket Team My team and I train for about 2 hours every Sunday and we’re training really hard right now for Tournament which is coming up in 33 days. We’re going to Christchurch to play against a few other teams. I was firstly […]

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Netball Premier team season ends well

The Girls Premier Netball team have had an incredible season, making history by defeating teams they have never defeated before. They came away with 8 wins and 2 losses, moving into the Premier Final against a very strong Pukekohe High School Premier team. After a hard-fought match, they trailed by 4, placing second in the […]

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2018 Talent Quest

Our three days of Talent Quest heats culminated in a final that really showcased the tremendous talents of our students. First up was year 8 student, Minh Ho, with an electrifying guitar performance followed by year 7 Maddie Walker whose vocal performance of a classic musical was beautiful and vivacious. Bommi in year 13 with […]

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Boys 1st XI Football

The 1st XI football boys have had a hard-fought season in the Counties-Manukau regional competition this year. Although the final result was not as rewarding as we had hoped for, it was evident on the playing field that significant progress has been made throughout the season by each individual to make an overall stronger, better-looking […]

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