Epsom Girls' Grammar School

Epsom Girls' Grammar School

Infobox NZ school
name = Epsom Girls Grammar School
badge = -
motto = "Per Angusta, Ad Augusta"
type = State Single sex girls secondary (Year 9-13) with boarding facilities
established = 1917
address = Silver Road, Epsom
coordinates = coord|36|52|38|S|174|46|28|E|type:edu|scale:1000|region:NZ
principal = Madeleine Gunn
head_label = Acting principal
roll = 1899
decile = 9 [ [http://www.minedu.govt.nz/web/downloadable/dl7698_v1/decile-changes-2007-2008-web-state-s-integ.xls Decile change 2007 to 2008 for state & state integrated schools] ]
MOE = 64
homepage = [http://www.eggs.school.nz www.eggs.school.nz]

Epsom Girls Grammar School is a leading girls school located in Epsom, a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. It was established in 1917.

The principal, Annette Sharp, retired at the end of 2007. [cite news|url=http://www.nzherald.co.nz/topic/story.cfm?c_id=337&objectid=10483927|title=Principal's shock exit from Epsom Girls|publisher=New Zealand Herald|author=Robyn Langwell|date=December 23 2007] The acting principal is Madeleine Gunn. [cite web|url=http://www.eggs.school.nz/main.asp?s_aID=3|title=Experienced Senior Educationalist Appointed Acting Principal of EGGS|publisher=Epsom Girls Grammar School|accessdate=2008-02-10]

Notable alumnae

*Helen Clark, Current Prime Minister of New Zealand.
*Rowena Jackson MBE, Ballerina and later artistic director of the New Zealand Ballet Company.
*Freda Stark, Dancer
*Karen Walker, Fashion designer.
*Jeanette Fitzsimons, Member of Parliament Leader of the Green Party.
*Olivia Tennet, Actress, notable for her role as Tuesday on Shortland Street .

ee also

*List of schools in New Zealand


External links

* [http://www.eggs.school.nz/ School website]
* [http://www.ero.govt.nz/ero%5Creppub.nsf/Institution/9915B1962EFC237ACC2571230006A29D/$File/64.htm?OpenElement Education Review Office 2006 Report]

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