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Welcome to
ACG Parnell College

Our co-educational, independent school for Years 1 to 13 is dedicated to providing a holistic education that develops our students academically, socially and emotionally. We instil a passion for learning and encourage our students to embrace global opportunities.

A world-class, holistic education from Year 1 to 13, that challenges students to strive toward personal and academic excellence, in a nurturing and supportive environment. Established in 1998 and located in the Auckland city suburb of Parnell, the school has an outstanding academic reputation and offers a wide range of cultural and sporting activities. At our inner-city school, teamwork is fostered, leadership nurtured and each student is valued and appreciated. Our goal is to create an environment where students are excited and inspired to reach their potential and build an exceptional future.
99.7%
pass rate in Cambridge A levels for 2017
55
sports, clubs and activities on offer
1000
students from primary school through to college
  • Instilling citizenship with strong values

    Our schools strong emphasis on good citizenship and values based education fosters a caring environment where each student’s needs are met. Engaged and dedicated students are well equipped to reach their full potential.

     

  • Academic focus

    The Cambridge curriculum is recognised internationally, and our personally tailored approach ensures our students are able to achieve their academic goals and fulfil their aspirations. We offer collaborative learning, specialised teaching, and personalised tutoring to extend, enrich and accelerate our students. From 2019, ACG Parnell College, Senior Campus will prepare Year 12 and 13 students for university by offering both Cambridge International Examinations and International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes.

  • Nurturing, engaging environment

    Our dedicated, specialist teachers challenge each student to achieve their potential and help them to develop essential skills, knowledge and attitudes.

    We develop students who have the intellectual rigour, independence, character and skills to contribute sustainably to the world.

  • Seven schools – a united approach

    ACG Schools offer world-class education at seven independent schools across New Zealand and Asia, catering to a variety of student needs in a range of locations.

    Our ambition is for every one of our students to unleash their potential. Through outstanding individual care, we create grounded, critical-thinking students who go on to fulfill their potential in life.

    Find out more about our seven schools

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    Success at New Zealand Brain Bee Challenge

    More than 160 students competed in the 2018 New Zealand Brain Bee Competition in which ACG Parnell College student Sophia Ye, Year 11, won the individual category.
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    Perseverance and determination sees young biologist off to Africa

    Alex Pentchev in Year 13 has been selected to represent New Zealand on an international scientific research internship in Africa’s Great Rift Valley.
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    ACG Parnell College ranks second in Metro’s Best Schools

    ACG Parnell College has once again secured a top spot in Metro magazine’s Best Auckland Secondary Schools list.

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