1974: (Year 15)
- School roll is now over 1400 which places Spotswood into a special category in relation to administration and staffing.
- The first Executive officer is appointed.
- Music; Brass Band, Madrigal Singers and Orchestra all active.
- 24th-29th March: 7th form trip to the Outdoor Pursuits Centre(OPC) at Turangi for a week.
- Tramping Club have an active year.
- First XI Cricket team beat Freyberg HS in Palmerston North then lost to Tawa College at Sanders Park. The highlight was the 117 runs scored by Carey Hobbs against Tawa.
- Sports teams: Basketball, Cricket, Hockey, Netball, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball.