ACG Strathallan Students' Blog

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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Chinese Cultural Day

This week ACG Strathallan, ACG Parnell, and Te Hihi School gathered together in our School hall to celebrate Chinese Cultural day. After an opening speech to welcome the other schools and teachers, the ACG Strathallan Lion-dance team gave an enjoyable performance. We then got to see some other performances including the ACG Strathallan Fan-dance team […]

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Girl 1st XI Strathallan Hockey

The 1st XI Girls Hockey team has had an amazing season this year. We started in term 2 with many returning players and several new, eager members ready to try the sport. Through regular training with our two coaches, John Litchfield and Anneke Wackrow, we developed our skills and learned how to work together. We […]

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Girls First XI Football

Our First XI Girls Football team have put in the hard yards every game played in the 2018 season, earing many well-deserved results and finishing the season with 4 wins and 2 draws. The team finished a very creditable second overall, coming away with plenty of battle scars. The girls will now attend winter tournament […]

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1st XI Hockey

The boys 1st XI hockey team have made a strong start to their season with a number of well-deserved results. Playing in a highly competitive regional tournament with Pukekohe High, Waiuku College and Rosehill College, no game had a goal difference of more than four. After playing six round-robin matches, the boys came away with […]

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World Challenge

Three weeks ago, 19 of us headed off on an experience of a lifetime. We took part in the 2018 World Challenge trip to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. We travelled via China where we were in transit for 23 hours so took the opportunity to go to the Great Wall which was such an amazing experience […]

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