They’ve only been Curling for the first time this season and they’ve become North Island and Auckland champions!  Long Bay College’s Boys Curling Team Black won their season final against Lynfield College with a lead of eight points to five on September 27. They have since headed to Dunedin for the national secondary school championships. We wish them all the very best!


The Long Bay College Girls Rugby 7’s U19 team won the North Harbour Rugby 7’s tournament on September 26. The team continued their great 2018 winning form, taking the top spot in the final against Massey High School in the open girls division after 5 unbeaten matches.  The win is extra special because it is the first time Long Bay College has won the 7’s tournament after 4 years in second place. The team also won the North Harbour girls rugby season this year.  Congratulations girls and also to your coaches and supporters. #LongBayCollegePride #LongBayCollegeLegends

Students undertake local beach clean-up

It was a beautiful day on September 23 for the Long Bay College Ecolution group’s Browns Bay Beach clean-up. Lots of helpers turned up to lend a hand. Well done to everyone involved.

2019 prefects announced

Long Bay College is delighted to announce the school’s head prefects for 2019.  Our Head Boy will be Samuel Roberts and Head Girl, Alice Oh. Joining our head prefects are the following 12 students have been appointed as lead prefects for the six Long Bay College prefect portfolios and who will form the school’s advisory panel. Congratulations everyone!
Academic Leaders: Xander Butler and Charlotte Jones
Arts Leaders: Adam Newey and Zahra Kirk
Cultural Leaders:  Kiara Kruger and Yihao Lu
Sports Leaders: Harry Bennett and Dannidee Dreyer
Sustainability Leaders: Bella McMahon and Lauren Billett
Technology and Innovation Leaders: Blake Goodhue and Jamie Baldwin
Deputy Head Prefects will be announced at the start of the 2019 academic year.

4 golds at national swimming championships

Long Bay College student, Nia Wallace recently competed in the NZ Secondary Swimming Championships 4-day event as a para-athlete at the Aquatic Centre in Wellington. She won gold in 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle, as well as gold in 50m and 100m backstroke. Nia also achieved four new personal best times! Congratulations Nia on an outstanding achievement!

If you have the enviable opportunity to enjoy dishes prepared by Long Bay College Year 13 students’ Bara Kralova and Aimee Pugh, you’ll be eating food created by New Zealand silver medallists. The girls achieved excellent scores at the recent national Secondary School Culinary Competition grand final, which earned them their medals. Not only was the girl’s food absolutely delicious (they were complimented by the judges for their skills in food seasoning and flavour), it was prepared with the utmost of care. For the first time ever in the competition, the judges’ awarded 100% for kitchen skills and hygiene to Bara and Aimee. Congratulations girls! #LongBayCollegePride


Congratulations to our Long Bay College Girls’ 1st XI Hockey team who won the Kate Trolove Cup in Stratford during Winter Tournament Week! In the final, Jorja Foote scored early in the first half giving Long Bay the lead until Rotorua school, Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Ruamata, scored a goal just before halftime. After full time, with the teams at a 1-all draw, the girls had to go to golden time whereby both goalies leave the turf. The Long Bay team showed their determination with Keely Harman scoring the winning goal for Long Bay, winning 2 to 1. Congratulations to Keely Harman who was the top goal scorer throughout the tournament. #LongBayCollegeLegends #LongBayCollegePride

Olympian inspires Year 9 athletes

What does it take to get to the top? Ask students’ in Long Bay College’s Year 9 Athlete Development Programme who were inspired last week by a presentation from NZ Olympic ambassador, Barbara Kendall. The 5 time Olympian (and 3 times medallist) shared some key insights with our students’ about the importance of attitude, planning, having a supportive team and looking after your health and well-being.

2nd XI boys’ football team win!

Congratulations to the 2nd XI boys’ Football team who are  winners’ of the 2018 senior reserve grade! The team, which has been ably led by goalkeeper captain Renier Muller, and vice-captains, Nathan Orrell and Nico Holmes, amassed an impressive record over the season. Following regional grading rounds and then competing Auckland-wide against mainly 2nd XI teams, they won 6 of 7 games this season. They were 1 of only 3 teams to have a positive points differential having conceded only 6 goals over 7 games. The team is coached by Keith Holmes and managed by Long Bay College’s Technology Head of Faculty, Mr Steve Dymock. The team is made up of a number of Year 11 students so the future of Long Bay College football looks strong. Well done  on a great season team!

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