1960 - Our Foundation year

  • 2nd February- The College opened with 10 Staff (7 permanent and 3 part-time)and 136 3rd form students(62 Boys & 74 Girls)
  • 23rd February- First Swimming Sports at Kawaroa Pool
  • 10th March- First Athletic Sports held on Top field.
  • 17th March- Parent-Teacher Association(PTA) established.
  • 25th May- The College was officially opened by the Minister of Education Hon. P.O.S. Skoglund.
  • 2nd June-First school social.
  • 23rd June- B.C.G. tests
  • 13th July- Freyberg HS from Palmerston North visit for sports exchange
  • 22nd July- Spotswood sports teams visit Manurewa HS, South Auckland.
  • 6th October- First Cross Country(Steeplechase)
  • 7th October- Speech finals
  • School Hall opened during Term 3.
  • 7th December- First Prize giving ceremony
  • Sports teams- Cricket, 3 Netball, 2 Rugby, Softball, Tennis.
  • Music-Choir and Orchestra groups begin.