Rotorua Girls' High School

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Rotorua Girls' High School
Rotorua Girls' High School.jpg
Address
251 Old Taupo Road
Hillcrest
Rotorua 3015
New Zealand
Coordinates38°08′52″S 176°14′15″E / 38.1479°S 176.2374°E / -38.1479; 176.2374Coordinates: 38°08′52″S 176°14′15″E / 38.1479°S 176.2374°E / -38.1479; 176.2374
Information
TypeState Single sex girls secondary (Year 9-13)
MottoEmpowering Young Women
Established1959
Ministry of Education Institution no.153
PrincipalSarah Davis
School roll549[1] (March 2019)
Socio-economic decile3G[2]
Website

Rotorua Girls' High School is a state school educating girls from Year 9 to Year 13, located in Rotorua, New Zealand.

History[edit]

Rotorua Girls' High School was formed in 1959 after Rotorua High School, founded in 1927, was divided into Rotorua Boys' High School and Rotorua Girls'.[3] Rotorua Boys' kept the original site, and the Rotorua Girls' was given a new site further down Old Taupo Road.

The current principal is Mrs Ally Gibbons.[4]

Houses[edit]

The three houses of Rotorua Girls' High School are named after Maori women.[5]

Principals[edit]

  • Nina Hogan 1959-1967
  • Sheila Peacocke 1967-1984
  • Alison Thomson 1985-1997
  • Annette Joyce 1997-2013
  • Ally Gibbons 2013-2018
  • Sarah Davis 2019-Present

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 3 April 2019". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  3. ^ "History". Rotorua Girls' High School. Archived from the original on 2009-02-20. Retrieved 2009-02-15.
  4. ^ "Principal's Message". Rotorua Girls' High School. 22 February 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 26, 2010. Retrieved 2009-05-10.
  5. ^ "Rotorua Girls High School Prospectus" (PDF). Rotorua Girls' High School. p. 19. Retrieved 10 September 2015.

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