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  • ACG Tauranga Year 8 teacher Amanda Shaw with some of her students

    Our virtual classrooms continue to...

    Thanks to ACG Tauranga's comprehensive online learning programme, students across all year...

  • Inspired Education Group has recently partnered with US-based Arete Educational Counselling and The Classroom Door

    Inspired offers ACG students additional...

    Inspired Education Group has recently partnered with US-based Arete Educational...

  • ACG Tauranga's Elsa Yu (Year 5) and Luna Hwang (Year 6)

    Performers in the limelight

    ACG Tauranga’s most talented performers have stolen the show at a local performing arts...

  • ACG schools are open for learning

    We’ve made online learning easy

    After the outstanding success of our virtual classroom environment over various Covid-19...

  • ACG Tauranga Open dance team

    Open team brings a new dimension to...

    A mixed-aged team brimming with talent, enthusiasm and camaraderie is dancing up a storm...

  • 2021 Acorn Foundation Dale Carnegie Youth Programme

    Scholarship course drives success

    Increased self-confidence, enhanced leadership capabilities, and strengthened people...

  • Leading the way in online learning

    Leading the way in online learning

    While our campuses are temporarily closed in line with the Government's Alert Level 4...

  • Building the future through STEM

    Building the future through STEM

    From coding and conducting experiments to designing robots and decomposing problems –...

  • Our DanceNZMade soloists, duo and trio groups

    Dancing gold at the DanceNZMade...

    With the incredible growth in dance at ACG Tauranga, the recent Regional DanceNZMade...

  • Meet Ian Shaw: Head of Sport, PE and...

    Students at ACG Tauranga love their sport. In fact, according to a survey conducted by...

  • School production celebrates everyone’s...

    Over 150 students from across all year levels were involved, and the excited performers...

  • Annie’s outstanding essay is a hit with...

    But ACG Tauranga’s Annie Stokes is not ‘most people’. The science-loving Year 8 student...

  • The power of teamwork

    Earlier this year, the College team took out first place in the Second Division of their...

  • Building brighter futures with ACG...

    Incredibly well supported by ACG families, the event has continued to grow every year, and...

  • KCO-Female-College-Student-Crop

    Inspired Education Group continues to...

    A boost for students as Inspired Education Group completes acquisition of Wey Education...

  • Kelsie shines in West Side Story

    The gifted Year 13 student has just wrapped 12 performances of the much-loved musical...

  • “I love the family feeling of ACG”

    Now in Year 13, Francesca, a talented photographer, is working on growing her portfolio...

  • Leading by example: Head Prefect Chelsea...

    Inspired by the work and commitment of previous student leaders, becoming Head Prefect had...

  • Interact Club builds community spirit

    Designed to empower students to help those in need in their communities, this new club has...

  • A festival of pi

    Learning Pillar Co-Leader, Tadiwa Masiyakurima, provides us with a behind-the-scenes look...

  • Learning Pillar 2021 #LoveYourLearning

    Led by Learning Pillar Ambassador Alex Brodie (Year 12) and ably supported by fellow...

  • acg-new-early-learning

    A warm welcome to ACG’s new Early...

    Previously a family-owned operation, Remuera Discovery Express provides a modern, spacious...

  • Hola from our Spanish friends

    Spanish teacher Caroline Frankel was keen to make the language come alive for her younger...

  • Students celebrate outstanding Cambridge...

    ACG Tauranga’s overall Cambridge pass rates for 2020 show an extremely high level of...

  • Ruby McSweeney – University of Otago...

    Established to celebrate student excellence, the scholarship is unique among entrance...

  • Phenomenal A-Level success – our...

    In the recent Cambridge International Examinations, Year 12 and 13 students continued to...

  • Dance programme creates exciting new...

    Introduced at the beginning of 2020, the school’s dance programme has seen incredible...

  • STEM Curiosity Day

    Themed around the concept of ‘Resilient Innovators’, the day-long event provided Year 6...

  • Meet Spanish teacher: Caroline Frankel

    As ACG Tauranga’s new Spanish teacher, Caroline will be inspiring students from Year 5 up...

  • Sport goes from strength to strength at...

    Sport is flourishing at ACG Tauranga and thanks to the increasing variety of sporting...

  • TAU-Bedford-Family

    An update from the Bedford family

    When the Bedfords enrolled at ACG Tauranga they took a leap of faith. Not only had the...

  • TAU-The-Mayston-Family

    An update from the Mayston family

    When we first met the Mayston family, they were captivated by the passion, energy and...

  • Meet our Preschool Manager: Raechel...

    “After initially training as a nanny when I left school, I began working in a preschool...

  • ACG Tauranga student, Tadiwa Masiyakurima

    “I just wish I could have arrived here...

    Tadiwa Masiyakurima loves ACG Tauranga. His only wish? That he’d come here sooner!

    The...

  • TAU-Walthers-Family

    An update from the Walther family

    After first meeting the Walther family three years ago, we are delighted to update their...

  • Interactive learning helps students...

    Encouraging his students to develop a love of learning and sense of self-belief...

  • TAU-Preschool-watson

    ACG Tauranga Preschool Family: The...

    “We attended the open day, were impressed with the first-class facilities, and liked the...

  • Hannah-Gibbs

    “Everything they do is for the kids”

    Lucky then, that ACG Tauranga Preschool offers all that in spades – and, according to...

  • My transition to Cambridge: Laoise...

    There’s a misconception that Cambridge International only suits the brightest learners...

  • My transition to Cambridge: Hugo Buck...

    There’s a misconception that Cambridge International only suits the brightest learners...

  • My transition to Cambridge: Sophie Mann...

    There’s a misconception that Cambridge International only suits the brightest learners...

  • My transition to Cambridge: Dannan...

    There’s a common perception that Cambridge International only suits the brightest learners...

  • My transition to Cambridge: Harry Buck...

    There’s a common perception that Cambridge International only suits the brightest learners...

  • My transition to Cambridge: Chelsea Good...

    There’s a common perception that Cambridge International only suits the brightest learners...

  • My transition to Cambridge: Hugo...

    There’s a common perception that Cambridge International only suits the brightest learners...

  • My transition to Cambridge: Liam Rickit...

    There’s a misconception that Cambridge International only suits the brightest learners...

  • Spotlight on STEM #5: Science teacher...

    With 21 years’ experience behind him teaching and leading science faculties in NZ and...

  • Spotlight on STEM #4: Maths teacher...

    ACG Tauranga maths teacher Jackie Webb is a foundation staff member. She has recently...

  • Spotlight on STEM #3: Chemistry teacher...

    Mr Webster has been teaching Chemistry at ACG Tauranga for three years – he’s also taught...

  • Spotlight on STEM #2: Maths teacher Thea...

    Thea Kilian is not just principal of ACG Tauranga – she’s also a practising maths teacher...

  • Spotlight on STEM #1: Biology teacher...

    ACG Tauranga welcomed passionate Biologist Mr Howard to the school this year – already he...

  • ACG Tauranga to sponsor inaugural...

    STEMFest is a family-friendly celebration of the wonders of science, technology...

  • ACG-Tauranga-Cambridge

    Cambridge curriculum ‘absolutely for...

    While there’s a common perception that Cambridge only suits the brightest learners, Thea...

  • Rudkin-Bartlett-family

    The Rudkin-Bartlett family

    If parent-teacher interviews are an indication of a school’s mettle, ACG Tauranga is at...

  • Ruby-McSweeney

    Ruby McSweeney

    Student all-rounder Ruby McSweeney says the trick to top results is to stay organised and...

  • Top scholar balances study with sport

    Student all-rounder Ruby McSweeney says the trick to top results is to stay organised and...

  • Henrietta-Everest

    Henrietta achieves Mount Everest...

    This year, the event raised money for Tauranga Riding for the Disabled (RDA), a cause with...

  • ACG Schools receive 22 Cambridge Awards

    ACG Schools have received 22 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards following last year’s...

  • MadeleineLimmer

    Madeleine Limmer

    What sort of dance do you do?
    I study ballet and I have just started advanced level two...

  • Aine-Kelly

    Áine Kelly

    You’ve just turned five – how was your birthday party?

    The best part was my bouncy...

  • A glimpse inside one of the Bay’s top...

    Spending a day experiencing what it’s like to attend one of the Bay’s top schools is...

  • The-Bedfords

    The Bedfords

    Sue Bedford, from Rotorua, enrolled her children Katelyn and Elliot at ACG Tauranga before...

  • Mayston-family

    The Maystons

    Many parents are hesitant about moving their child from a school with NCEA to one with the...

  • the-Walthers-family

    The Walthers

    Education is a gift that can never be taken away. That’s why parents will often move...

  • Meet the Stevens, an ACG Tauranga family

    Ali teaches Year 1 and 2. Peter teaches senior Physics and Science to Year 10. Toni is a...

  • Meet-Lily-Balsom

    Meet Lily Balsom – star skier

    How long have you skied for?

    I started skiing when I was two years old so this will be...

  • Lily-Balsom

    Lily Balsom

    The competition is a team event where most teams have five skiers, so each race gains...