Northcote College

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Northcote College
Kauri Glen Rd,
North Shore City,
New Zealand

Coordinates 36°48′35″S 174°44′02″E / 36.809637°S 174.733762°E / -36.809637; 174.733762Coordinates: 36°48′35″S 174°44′02″E / 36.809637°S 174.733762°E / -36.809637; 174.733762
Type State Co-educational Secondary (Years 9-13)
Let me be of service to others
Established 1877
Ministry of Education Institution no. 32
Principal Vicki Barrie
School roll 1120[1] (October 2014)
Socio-economic decile 9[2]

Northcote College is a New Zealand secondary school for boys and girls (co-educational) located in Northcote, Auckland. The school caters for Form 3 (Year 9) to Form 7 (Year 13). It was founded in 1877 and is the oldest secondary school on the North Shore.[citation needed]

Sporting codes and cultural activities include rugby, football (soccer), drama/performance, jazz band, orchestra, theatre sports and cultural groups. The school rules are based on respect and aimed at encouraging hard work, courtesy and concern for others.[citation needed]

The technology block, known as E Block, burned down on the evening of Friday 26 September 2014. The devastating fire prompted the demolition of three classrooms. The fire is not being treated as suspicious.[3]

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