Recent News

  • ACG Sunderland Enrolments Manager Linda Storey

    Meet enrolments manager: Linda Storey

    There's a common myth that enrolling your child in an independent school can be quite a...

  • Sunderland students celebrate outstanding Cambridge A-Level results

    Sunderland students celebrate...

    ACG Sunderland College students have once again performed to the highest of their...

  • 2020 ACG Founders’ Scholarship winner and ACG Sunderland alumnus, David Li

    David Li: what a difference a year makes

    2021 has been a big year for alumnus and 2020 ACG Sunderland Dux, David Li. 

    Winning...

  • ACG Sunderland Year 9 student, Amelia Lee

    Bound for the Beehive

    A compelling speech about gender inequality has earned ACG Sunderland student Amelia Lee a...

  • ACG Sunderland 2021 Head Girl, Isha Takyar

    Isha opens a new chapter

    ACG Sunderland Head Girl Isha Takyar is “on cloud nine” after receiving a $20,000 Top...

  • ACG Sunderland’s Year 1CS class are award-winning junior seal warriors

    ACG Sunderland’s award-winning junior...

    Want to know anything about New Zealand seals? Just ask ACG Sunderland’s Year 1CS!

    Duri...

  • ACG Sunderland Year 9 student, Yolanda Chang

    Multi-talented teen with an eye for...

    Welcome to the mystical world of Yolanda Chang. Where fantasy and realism collide, and...

  • ACG Sunderland Year 9 mathematics whiz, Yisheng (Ethan) Feng

    Sunderland students ace Australian Maths...

    ACG Sunderland's budding mathematicians were among the best-performing students at this...

  • ACG Sunderland students Georgia and Victoria Mu with mum (Jane) and dad (Wayne)

    ACG Sunderland: a great fit

    When Jane Zeng and Wayne Mu were searching for a school for their daughter Georgia...

  • Year 1 teacher Cass Sealy arranged a Zoom field trip for her students at Ambury Farm

    Zooming around Ambury Farm

    They may be staying home for lockdown, but that hasn’t stopped students from Year 1CS...

  • ACG Founders' Scholarship 2019 recipient Sidhaarth Kumar is currently studying at Balliol College, University of Oxford

    ACG Founders’ Scholarship selectors face...


    ACG Schools is well known for recognising and fostering academic excellence - but a...

  • ACG Sunderland Year 7 student, Akarsh Shankar

    A smart move for a bright future

    When Akarsh Shankar joined ACG Sunderland’s Year 7 cohort at the beginning of 2021, he was...

  • ACG Sunderland has launched online Open Days to introduce you to our school

    Our innovative new Open Day

    We’re introducing an innovative new approach to Open Days while Auckland remains under...

  • ACG Sunderland’s Year 9 and 10 boys basketball team

    Great things come in small packages

    Hard work, dedication and commitment were just a few of the secret weapons ACG Sunderland...

  • Students at ACG Sunderland have access to bespoke university guidance services

    Planning for a successful future

    Many students dream of attending world-renowned universities in the UK and Europe or...

  • ACG Sunderland Head Girl Isha Takyar and Head Boy Ethan Brown

    Sunderland students leading the way

    Student leadership is an integral part of daily life at ACG Sunderland, with chances to...

  • 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 Sunderland Year 9 student, Jessie Wu

    Covid crusaders

    If lockdown has convinced Jessie Wu of anything, it’s the fact that her teachers “have...

  • Year 9 ACG Sunderland student, Amelia Lee

    Learning doesn’t stop for Covid-19

    Year 9 student Amelia Lee's favourite Dumbledore quote, "Happiness can be found, even in...

  • Meet history and social science teacher: Michael Gerrard

    Meet history and social science teacher...

    Michael Gerrard launched his teaching career before he’d even graduated, coaching sport...

  • 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 Sunderland biology, marine science and science teacher, Penny Gerrard

    Meet biology, marine science and science...

    With over 15 years of teaching experience spanning three different countries (and both...

  • Brinda Lad with Auckland Transport's Executive General Manager Finance, Mark Laing

    Students enjoy real-world experience...

    ACG Sunderland’s ‘Shadowing a Leader’ programme brings the high-octane world of business...

  • 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...

  • Tiara with Government Minister and MP for Te Atatu, the Hon Phil Twyford

    Passport to Parliament

    A unique internship has given ACG Sunderland’s Tiara Siregar a taste of life inside New...

  • ACG Sunderland alumnus Aqeel Munif

    Engineering a bright future

    With a strong academic legacy at ACG Sunderland, alumnus Aqeel Munif has been one to watch...

  • Talented artist and Year 11 student Milan Bos

    A lifelong love of art

    Close friends and family are a constant source of inspiration for ACG Sunderland’s Milan...

  • Talented musician and Year 12 ACG Sunderland student, Tony Lu

    Music is a way of life for drummer Tony...

    It's not surprising Year 12 ACG Sunderland student Tony Lu is a great musician – it's in...

  • SUN-Chloe-Zhu

    Creative Chloe

    Since moving from China to New Zealand in January 2020, Chloe’s artistic talents have...

  • SUN-Khushi-Music

    Music to her ears

    “I’ve been writing original songs and making music for a while now, and I’m looking...

  • KCO-Female-College-Student-Crop

    Inspired Education Group continues to...

    A boost for students as Inspired education group completes acquisition of key education...

  • SUN-Bombers-Fathers-vs-Sons

    With a little help from our dads

    Last week, after a last-minute announcement that the Bombers’ interschool game had been...

  • ACG-Sunderland-home-Girls-Chess-Team

    Sunderland chess players take on the...

    The three girls competed in the FIDE Asian Under 14 Teams Championships, an online...

  • Swimming superstar breaks national...

    Breaking the very first record of the meet was ACG Sunderland wunderkind, Mason Wang. The...

  • ACG-Sunderland-home-Ethan-Brown

    Meet Head Boy: Ethan Brown

    “It’s a position I’ve wanted for a long time, and seeing the effort the Head Girl [Shannon...

  • SUN-Isha-Takyar

    Meet Head Girl: Isha Takyar

    “To me, my main responsibility is making sure that I am fairly representing the entire...

  • A journey of discovery

    “Across the two weeks of the forum, I was introduced and exposed to 14 potential career...

  • SUN-Cedric

    Cedric’s on top of the world

    “I was definitely surprised with this result,” says Cedric. “I knew I’d achieved quite...

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

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

  • SUN-David-Li

    Top A-Level Student in New Zealand...

    Following an extraordinary set of 2020 Cambridge International exam results, the...

  • New year, new swim goals

    The superstar swimmer has big plans for 2021, and if his track record in the pool is...

  • acg-sunderland-new_zealand-cambridge.jpeg

    Cambridge recognises ACG students as...

    Sunderland’s overall Cambridge pass rates for 2020 show an impressively high level of...

  • SUN-David-Li-Founders

    2020 ACG Founders’ Scholarship Winner...

    Receiving the ACG Founders’ Scholarship has meant the world to this gracious, unassuming...

  • SUN-Shannon-Macdonald

    Scholarships abound for Shannon...

    The school’s 2020 Head Girl was offered a number of scholarships from the University of...

  • SCH-A-Level-Teaser-Trophy

    Phenomenal A-Level success – our...

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

  • When science and art collide

    The recent ACG Sunderland graduate is also an exceptionally talented artist and designer...

  • Student Hannah Leach

    Hannah Leach: change maker and human...

    The dedicated teen was ACG Sunderland’s ambassador for the Auckland Model United Nations...

  • SUN-Hannah-Leach

    Hannah Leach: change maker and human...

    The dedicated teen was ACG Sunderland’s ambassador for the Auckland Model United Nations...

  • Student Ray Chung

    Ray Chung – the eternal optimist

    “I chose to do my speech on positive thinking because when I think positively about...

  • Trinity College, University of Cambridge

    ACG Founders’ Scholarship: helping...

    With a focus on providing students with a world-class academic education, well-known and...

  • Students Fabian and Amelie Villars

    Battle of the Bands winners: the Five...

    The brother-sister duo make up the Five Minute Band, 2020 winners of ACG Sunderland’s...

  • Student Sophia Feng with chess teammates

    Sophia Feng – Queen of Chess

    The ACG Sunderland Year 5 student is an ace chess player, and while many of her...

  • Student Raphael Jin

    Raphael lives the ACG Sunderland values

    The super-positive 5-year-old relishes all aspects of school life, from computer...

  • Student playing the drums

    The power of music

    Department head Daniel O’Connor says the school works tirelessly to develop its music...

  • Staff Leanne Chartrand

    Reflections of a foundation year...

    “I love it here, that’s why I’ve stayed so long,” says Leanne. “I love the children and...

  • Principal Nathan VIllars with students

    New milestone for ACG Sunderland

    Its growth – from just 66 pupils in 2007 to 500 in 2020 – is not surprising, given the...

  • Student Amelia Barnes-Hogan and her Nan, Rosemary Barnes

    Celebrating a very special nan with...

    Year 4 student Amelia Barnes-Hogan and her Nan, Rosemary Barnes, love spending time...

  • Alumni Chase Leathard

    Sunderland lays framework for success

    This year the ACG alumnus (and 2019 Head Boy) embarked on degree level studies at...

  • Student Mathias Thompson surfing

    Another win for talented ACG Sunderland...

    The Year 10 student aced his division at the recent Scholastics Surfing Auckland Series...

  • Students Yolanda Chang, Anya Thurner, Eric Mironov, William Zhang and coach Christoph Thurner

    Sunderland check-mates

    The inaugural event runs from July 22 to August 30 and will see twelve-year-old Anya...

  • Meet science and mathematics teacher...

    Originally trained in Singapore, she spent over six years there teaching students from all...

  • Meet ACG Sunderland science teacher...

    After completing a Graduate Diploma of Teaching at Massey University, Hayley spent four...

  • Meet ACG Sunderland Primary teacher...

    For the past five years, Nanette has been running our after-school care programme...

  • ACG-Sunderland-Cambridge

    Celebrating academic excellence in...

    ACG Sunderland’s overall Cambridge pass rates for 2019 show an incredibly high level of...

  • Jack-Dawson

    The benefit of specialist teachers

    This according to ACG Sunderland Dean of Year 7 and 8, Jack Dawson, an educator with 20...

  • Top in the World for Design and...

    Leo’s final course work was the design and development of a jewellery package for the...

  • Top IGCSE student in New Zealand

    ACG Sunderland student Junheng (David) Li is the top IGCSE student in New Zealand...

  • Industry scholarship for top business...

    “I felt very excited when my Dad called me and told me. I rushed home eagerly to see my...

  • Gaea Galvez

    “It’s about how you interact with the world around you,” the Year 13 student at ACG...

  • Anurag Nadgir

    He will study Biomedical Science at the University of Auckland next year, and aim to...

  • James Newland

    You’re at the University of Auckland. What are you studying?
    A conjoint degree in...

  • Chris Petty

    “I did at least one successful lay-up as part of the basketball team,” says Chris Petty,...

  • Amelia Carlyle Rowe (Milly)

    “It took me a few days to believe it; I was scared to let it sink in!” said our graduate.

    ...
  • Bridget Archibald

    “He had a very busy schedule, so when I arrived at Parliament, we got straight into it,”...

  • Erin Geraghty

    Our Year 10 student is part of two concert bands and two rock bands and plays more than...

  • Michael Sun

    Michael Sun, 14, is part of the Aotea Youth Symphony Orchestra which has been invited by...

  • Tessa Cavell

    Deeply affected by the poverty and suffering she witnessed on an archaeology and community...