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​ACG Sunderland, the only private co-educational school which is located in Western Auckland, provides a continuous educational path from Preschool (planned for 2012) to Year 13.
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West Auckland’s only private co-educational school ACG Sunderland, the only private co-educational school which is located in Western Auckland, provides a continuous educational path from Preschool (planned for 2012) to Year 13. English and Mathematics receive special emphasis at all Year levels.

ACG Sunderland’s educational philosophy is

  • High quality education
  • The widest possible range of activities to develop young people beyond the classroom
  • Traditional values and standards
  • Strong pastoral care for all students.

West Auckland location

Conveniently located 5 minutes from the north-western motorway, many students attend the School from the local community as well as from Auckland City and Auckland’s North Shore. Students are able to use ACG Sunderland’s own school bus service or take advantage of Auckland’s extensive transport system.

ACG Sunderland’s campus comprises architecturally designed premises and nine acres of landscaped grounds. As well as providing computer suites, science laboratories, well stocked art rooms and a specialist technology department, the School places emphasis on the performing arts, with specialist music rooms, a band practice room, a drama room and a 150-seat auditorium.

In addition, some of New Zealand’s finest sporting facilities are right next to the School.


The School offers the internationally recognised University of Cambridge International curricula (CIE) at primary and senior school levels. These CIE qualifications are accepted and recognised by universities in New Zealand and worldwide.

ESOL Programme

ACG Sunderland offers as well the English for Speakers of other languages (ESOL) Pro-gramme for international students, who require additional English support.

A wide range of team activities and sports are offered. These include:


Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cricket, Cross country, Cycling, Flippaball, Indoor cricket , Netball, Orienteering, Rowing, Running club, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Touch Rugby, Volleyball


After school care programme, Arts festival, Athletics day (Years 5 to 8), BP Technology, Challenge, Camps (Years 4 to 13), Chamber orchestra, Chess club, Choir groups, CREST- programme, Cross country day, Formalised leadership training, House competition, Interschool sport, IT club, Itinerant music lesson, Leadership camp, Marimba group, Music groups, Music lessons, Primary and College school productions, Robotics (Years 4 to 6), Primary and College speech competitions, School holiday programme, Primary Enterprise Programme (PrEP), Ski trip, Science fair - Primary and College, Swimming carnival, Talent quest, Trinity College (London), Ukulele group, Speech and drama lesson

Key facts

  • Continuous educational path from Preschool* to Year 13 
  • Attractive modern campus on landscaped grounds
  • Dedicated school bus transport service
  • A caring and supportive environment with mentoring at all Year levels
  • Close to excellent sporting and cultural facilities
  • All students wear a traditional uniform 
  • Outdoor Education Programme developed throughout the school promoting self-awareness and extension.


Physical Address
6 Waipareira Avenue, Henderson, Auckland 0610

Mailing Address
6 Waipareira Avenue, Henderson, Auckland 0610

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