Lynch family profile: “Would we make the same choice again? 100%”
One daughter is sporty, one daughter more academic, both are thriving. Caroline Lynch puts it down to a school culture in which students are down to earth, accept each other and feel safe to be who they want to be.
- 18 • 10 • 2018
- Sports, arts and activities
Participation key to an all-round education
Principal Danny O’Connor says ACG Strathallan aims to provide students with a challenging holistic education, underpinned by five key elements – academics, student well-being, sport, activities and the arts, experiential education outside of the classroom, and leadership and service.
Prize for outstanding Maths teacher
Krista Rabulall, Faculty Coordinator Mathematics, has been granted the 2018 Margaret and John Kalman Charitable Trust Mathematics Teaching Prize, awarded through the University of Auckland.
Culture of sport flourishing under new principal
Sport is integral to New Zealand’s culture and way of life and it is a crucial part of the co-curricular programme at ACG Strathallan. It improves wellbeing, it helps students’ bodies and minds to develop, it develops resiliency and it grows a sense of belonging and a positive school spirit.
- 06 • 09 • 2018
- School life
Ruiterman family profile: “It’s been a total turnaround”
Kirsten and Mike Ruiterman have two daughters at the school – Jaime and Tonii. While Jaime has always been an outgoing student, Tonii was naturally more reserved. Now, her confidence is growing, along with her involvement in school life.
- 04 • 09 • 2018
- School life
Student results make ACG Strathallan top school in South Auckland
Excellent University Entrance pass rates have earned ACG Strathallan the title of South Auckland’s top-ranked school in Metro magazine’s Best Auckland Secondary Schools list.