The school has a proud record of academic achievement above the average of similar schools. Over the years, it has nurtured many students who have excelled in external examinations. Classrooms focus on student inquiry and learning within a supportive environment.
Glenfield College has an outstanding reputation for the Performing Arts and has a theatre of professional standards. Sporting achievements are also a feature of the school, with a strong emphasis on both participation and excellence for students’ fitness and health. The school has large playing fields, tennis and netball courts, surrounded by mature trees and bush.
The school has a full range of resources you would expect from a modern secondary school in New Zealand. There is an excellent library, with plenty of computers and Internet access. There are specialist rooms such as science, robotics, and computer laboratories. We also have catering rooms and an automotive engineering workshop. Classrooms are bright and well-maintained, and every endeavour is made to accommodate a student’s request for study options.
International students are a valued part of life at the school. Glenfield College works hard to ensure each international student has a happy, fruitful and memorable time at the school.