Spotlight on Staff: Josh McKay
In his first year at ACG Strathallan, Music teacher Josh McKay has started a choir, rebooted the jazz band, built a recording studio and is rewriting the curriculum.
- 15 • 11 • 2018
- Student Stories
Accolades for young film maker
Two films directed by ACG Strathallan student Luka Wolfgram have been shortlisted for the NZ-wide film challenge Outlook for Someday Competition.
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.