Fun and Learning in the Outdoors - Auckland Girls Grammar School

     

Term Dates

 The last day of school for 2017 will be Friday 8 December

Term Dates 2018 are as follows:

Term 1 – Tuesday 30 January to Friday 13 April
Term 2 - Monday 30 April to Friday 6 July
Term 3 – Monday 23 July to Friday 28 September
Term 4 – Monday 15 October to Tuesday 11 December

 

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   At the end of last term 20 eager Year 10 students spent a week in Tongariro at the Hillary Outdoors Centre.  This was an amazing opportunity made possible by the generosity of Foundation North and the Lion Foundation.

One of the girls who attended the camp writes:  "This camp really helped me to build new friendships and to work as a member of a team.  I conquered my fears and went on the flying fox that dangles above the Mangatepopo river.  We trekked uphill through the bush climbing a couple of rock walls on the way, we squeezed into tiny spaces when we went to the Okpata Caves where the glow worms were amazing to see.  Kayaking and swimming in Lake Taupo were also highlights.  My group also did an overnight hike in the bush, we carried 15kg packs with our tents, food and everything we needed for a night in the bush.   I think in total we walked 23 kms that day. "

Although tough at times this was a wonderful experience that I know we will all remember for a very long time.  IMG 1524 Large

 

Upcoming Events

Nov
22

22.11.2017
Samoan Kilikiti Tournament

Nov
24

24.11.2017
Teacher Only Day

Nov
28

28.11.2017 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Board of Trustees Meeting

Nov
29

29.11.2017
Junior Science Expo

Nov
30

30.11.2017 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Kahurangi Whanau Dinner