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Michael Balchin

Deputy Principal

Bachelor of Science, Auckland University, NZ
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), Auckland University, NZ
Diploma in Secondary Education, Auckland Secondary Teachers’ Training College, NZ

Michael grew up in Papakura. After studying Science and Engineering at Auckland University, Michael worked as a civil engineer in New Zealand and the UK.. He started his teaching career at Macleans College, teaching mathematics.

Since joining the school in 2002, Michael has held the positions of Faculty Co-ordinator (mathematics), Senior Dean, Assistant Principal and was appointed Deputy Principal in 2008.

Michael lives in the Franklin area, is married and has two children, both of which attended ACG Strathallan.