1993: (Year 34)

  • The roll is 1132.
  • Stage 2 upgrading work on A Block began late in the year ready for 1994.
  • Lobbying for Stage 3 has begun to remodel the Technical, Art and Home Economics block.
  • This year was extremely busy for staff due to a raft of curriculum changes in preparation for the National Qualifications Framework, the introduction of the National Curriculum Framework, Achievement-Based assessment modules and the seamless Education System. All come into effect in 1994.
  • The Education Review Office (ERO) visited the school in September and filed a pleasing and positive report.
  • Tina O'Keeffe(6th form) is the first female to win a national graphics and design award.
  • Paul Charteris (5th form) received a perfect score of 100% in his School Certificate Workshop Technology paper, the top student in New Zealand.
  • Senior students set-up our own Radio station- Triple XOS.
  • 1993 saw the introduction of the Rotary sponsored "Peer Support" programme with 60 6th formers attending the 2-day training course.
  • Music:- The Concert Band, Jazz band, and 3rd and 4th form bands all had a successful year.
  • Major production:- "The Insect Play".
  • 20 7th form students took part in the annual OPC trip to Turangi.
  • Sports teams: Badminton; 7 Boys' & 9 Girls' Basketball; 2 Boys' & 1 Girls' Cricket; Cycling; Golf; 2 Boys' & 1 Girls' Hockey; Netball; Rugby; Girls' Soccer; Skiing; Tennis; Triathlon; Boys' & Girls' Volleyball.
  • At the end of the Rugby season a meeting was held to establish the Spotswood College Rugby Football Club(SCRFC) in an effort to increase the number of students playing the game.
  • In December, Mrs Margaret Williams retired after 25 years (1969-1993)on the staff.