Long Bay College

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Long Bay College
Address
Ashley Avenue
Long Bay
Auckland 0630
New Zealand
Coordinates 36°41′26″S 174°44′28″E / 36.690653°S 174.741025°E / -36.690653; 174.741025Coordinates: 36°41′26″S 174°44′28″E / 36.690653°S 174.741025°E / -36.690653; 174.741025
Information
Funding type State
Motto "Success with confidence and creativity."
Established 1975[1]
Ministry of Education Institution no. 27
Principal Carol Maré (Acting)
Years offered 9–13[2]
Gender Co-educational
School roll 1656[3] (February 2017)
Socio-economic decile 10Z[4]
Website

Long Bay College is a state co-educational secondary school located on the North Shore of Auckland, New Zealand. The decile 10 school serves Years 9 to 13 (ages 12 to 18), and has 1656 students as of February 2017.[3] Russell Brooke is the former principal of Long Bay College, leaving in June 2017 after 13 years at the school as being principal for 9 of them.

History[edit]

Long Bay College opened in the North Shore of Auckland in 1975. The very first Principal of Long Bay College was Ian Sage,[citation needed] who then had a street leading from the school named after him - Ian Sage Ave. Like most New Zealand state secondary schools of the 1970s, the school was built to the S68 design, characterised by single-storey classroom blocks with masonry walls, low-pitched roofs with protruding clerestory windows, and internal open courtyards.[5]

Senior Management[edit]

  • Mrs Carol Maré - Acting Principal
  • Mrs Jac Beasleigh - Acting Deputy Principal
  • Mrs Jayne Jones - Deputy Principal International
  • Mrs Thea Kilian - Deputy Principal
  • Mrs Carol Mare - Deputy Principal School Logistics
  • Mr Rajeev Sharma - Deputy Principal

Enrolment[edit]

At the May 2013 Education Review Office (ERO) review of the school, Long Bay College had 1657 students, including 99 international students. The school roll's gender composition was 51% male and 49% female, and its ethnic composition was 52% New Zealand European (Pākehā), 17% South African, 14% British/Irish, 7% Asian, 4% Māori, 1% Pacific Islanders, and 5% Other.[6]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The school's 25th jubilee took place in 2000. "Jubilees & reunions - Long Bay College". Education Gazette New Zealand. 78 (5). 29 March 1999. 
  2. ^ "Ministry of Education - Long Bay College". Retrieved 15 November 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Directory of Schools - as at 6 March 2017". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Catalogue of Standard School Building Types" (PDF). Christchurch: Ministry of Education. August 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Long Bay College Education Review". Education Review Office. 14 June 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Bridgette Armstrong". New Zealand Football. Archived from the original on 15 September 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-09. 
  8. ^ Ruane, Jeremy. "“Army” Keen To Maintain The Family Tradition". Soccer. SportsWeb. Retrieved 2010-06-09. 
  9. ^ Maddaford, Terry (11 August 2007). "Soccer: Another Armstrong aims high". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 2010-06-09. 
  10. ^ Maddaford, Terry (10 December 2010). "Soccer: Hicks finds a place in the country". New Zealand Herald. 

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