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Term Dates


Term 1 2024

Wednesday 31st January: Powhiri for Year 9 students and all new students

Thursday 1st February: All Students Years 9-13 at school

Tuesday 6th February: Waitangi Day

Friday 29th March: Good Friday

Monday 1st & Tuesday 2nd April: Easter Holidays

Friday 12th April: End of Term 1 

Term 2 2024

Monday 29th April - Friday 5th July 

Monday 3rd June: King's Birthday 

Friday 28th June: Matariki

Term 3 2024

Monday 22nd July - Friday 27th September

Friday 23rd August: Mid Term Break


Term 4 2024

Monday 14th October - Tuesday 10th December

Monday 28th October - Labour Day


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Upcoming Events


22.07.2024 8:45 am - 9:45 am
First day of Term 3


23.07.2024 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AGGS Foundation Meeting


13.08.2024 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
AGGS Foundation Meeting


16.08.2024 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Founding Day

Academic Programme

Published: Sunday, 15 September 2013 15:10

Academic Programme and Achievement

Auckland Girls' Grammar School prepares students for studying at University and other tertiary institutions. Our wide range of academic and vocational courses enable our students to achieve excellent results in the national qualification assessments and examinations.

International Academic Prizewinners 

We offer a wide range of courses from the following learning areas:

  • The Arts (Music, Drama, Fine Arts and Photography)
  • English and ESOL
  • Languages (French, Japanese, Samoan and Maori)
  • Mathematics & Accounting
  • Science (Chemistry, Biology and Physics)
  • Social Sciences (History, Geography, Philosophy, Tourism, Economics and Classical Studies)
  • Physical Education
  • Technology (Food, Textiles, Computing, Design & Visual Communication)

English Language Assistance (ESOL)

We offer a full range of English classes at every level from beginners to those studying reading and writing for University study. This is included in the tuition fee.

Student Support Services

The Dean of International Students and the International Director are available to help with any problems students may have at school or at home. The school also employs two fully trained guidance counsellors, 3 registered nurses, a doctor and a careers advisor.

Extra-curricular activities

We offer a wide range of cultural activities:

  • Debating
  • Drama
  • Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Cultural Groups - from most cultures represented at our school
  • Sports - We offer a full range of team and individual sporting activities (Auckland Girls' Grammar School holds NZ and Auckland titles in several sports).

Learning Principles

Published: Wednesday, 08 August 2018 17:13

Tutor Teachers supporting students to meet their academic goals

Exploring Merit & Excellence grades in essay writing

Tracking & monitoring academic performance

Differentiated Learning

Student voice, agency and achievement

How students perceive interactions with their teachers

Making group work, work


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