Epsom Girls' Grammar School

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Epsom Girls Grammar School
Silver Road,
Epsom, Auckland,
New Zealand
Coordinates 36°52′38″S 174°46′28″E / 36.87722°S 174.77444°E / -36.87722; 174.77444Coordinates: 36°52′38″S 174°46′28″E / 36.87722°S 174.77444°E / -36.87722; 174.77444
Type State Single Sex Girls Secondary (Year 9–13) with Boarding Facilities
Motto Latin: Per Angusta, Ad Augusta
(Through difficulties to greatness.)
Established 12 February 1917
Ministry of Education Institution no. 64
Principal Lorraine Pound
Colour(s) Navy and gold
School roll 2214[1] (February 2017)
Socio-economic decile 9Q[2]

Epsom Girls Grammar School is a state secondary school for girls ranging from years 9 to 13 in Auckland, New Zealand. It had a roll of 2,200 as of 2012, including a number of boarders who live in nearby Epsom House, making it one of the largest schools in New Zealand.

The principal is Lorraine Pound.[3] She succeeds a long line of distinguished educators such as Margaret Bendall and Miss Adams.[4]

Notable alumnae[edit]

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  1. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 6 March 2017". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Senior Leadership Team". Retrieved 2 April 2016. 
  4. ^ Robyn Langwell (23 December 2007). "Principal's shock exit from Epsom Girls". New Zealand Herald. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Founders' Awards" (PDF). 2007. 
  6. ^ "Helen Clark". 
  7. ^ "Kiwi ballerina Hannah O'Neill wins top dance prize". New Zealand Herald. 2016-05-18. ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 2016-06-05. 
  8. ^ "Stark, Freda Beatrice – Biography – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand". teara.govt.nz. 
  9. ^ "Olivia Tennet". Linkedin.com. 
  10. ^ Hewitson, Michele (20 June 2007). "Genius at work - Karen Walker". The New Zealand Herald. 
  11. ^ "White, Anna Lois – Biography – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand". teara.govt.nz. 

Book of Memories: Epsom Girls Grammar School 1917-1992

Epsom Girls Grammar School golden jubilee 1917-1967

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