1964: (Year 5)

  • The 5th year and the school roll has risen from 136 Foundation students in 1960 to 634. 10 foundation students comprise the first ever 6A (Upper sixth form) cohort.
  • Senior examinations at all 3 levels.
  • 4th Major Production- Play "I Remember Mama"
  • First Musical- "Trial By Jury"
  • PTA main focus(under the guidance of Mr. O.E. Pat Sole) is to raise funding to provide a gymnasium for the College. The project was estimated to cost £12,000 ($24,000). The Government offered a subsidy of £2 for £1.
  • N.P.H.S.B confirms suspension of 2 girls for 3 days for taking time off school to attend the Auckland concert of the "Beatles". (Mary Prout & Robin MacKenzie)
  • Inter-school sports trips- Freyberg HS visited us and we visited Manurewa HS.
  • Sports teams: 3 Cricket;1 Girls' Hockey; Indoor Basketball; 4 Netball; 4 Rugby; 2 Soccer, Tennis; 
  • Musical Groups: Senior Orchestra; Madrigal Singers; Massed Choir; 
  • 19th February: Spotswood College Old Boys' Rugby Club and the Spotswood College Old Girls' Basketball(Netball) Club were established.
  • 6th August: Music & Debating trip to Tawa College.The Orchestra had a rehearsal with the National Youth Orchestra.