1991: (Year 32)

  • The school roll is 1286 (3rd form=274, 4th form=307; 5th form=276; 6th form=270; 7th form=156). The 3rd form intake for 1992 is expected to drop to 225.
  • The Spotswood College community was saddened when it learnt of the passing of its founder Principal Mr. Alex McPhail on 29th June.
  • The Maori Studies room "Whaitata" was opened in February and for the English and Maths departments and 6th formers in their new surrounds in 'S' block.
  • The bad news was that due to budget cuts it is unlikely that Stage 2 of the development programme (A Block) will not proceed. After being recognised as a priority school for major capital and maintenance works, Spotswood College has now been placed at the bottom of the priority list.
  • Maori Culture group:- "Te Ropu-O-Whaitata". Bronwyn Knightly and Claudine Whitaker are the first Spotswood students to participate in regional competitions for Nga Manu Korero-"Korimako".
  • In early-July, 20 Students take part in the annual OPC trip to Turangi.
  • Colin Hartigan (a Canadian exchange student) does the Spirit of New Zealand course.
  • Major production:- "The Golden Masque of Agamemnon" that was produced by 7th former Fleur Gaston.
  • Amateur Radio Club ZL2UZ continues with 20 members.
  • Junior and senior debating teams.
  • Music:- 3rd form, 4th form and Concert Bands; 
  • Sports teams: 7 Boys' & 8 Girls' Basketball; 2 Boys' & 1 Girls' Cricket; Cycling; Golf; 2 Boys' & 1 Girls' Hockey; 13 Netball; 4 Rugby; Girls' Soccer; Skiing; Tennis; Triathlon; Boys' & Girls' Volleyball;
  • 1st XV have away trip to play Fraser HS and Tokoroa HS.