2021: (Year 62)
1st January, 2021 the 5th Principal of Spotswood College(2010-2018) Mark Bowden is awarded the Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) in the New Year honours list. Two former students also received an award.
The 1st March roll was 872.
At 11.59pm on Sunday 14th February, Alert Level 3 was declared on the Auckland area and Alert Level 2 on the remainder of New Zealand. This was in effect for 72 hours until midnight on Wednesday 17th February, with Auckland dropping down to Alert Level 2 and the rest of NZ back to Alert Level 1.
At 6am on Sunday 28th February, Alert Level 3 was re-declared on the Auckland area and Alert Level 2 on the remainder of New Zealand. This was in effect for 7 days until 6am on Sunday 7th March, with Auckland dropping down to Alert Level 2 and the rest of New Zealand back to Alert Level 1.
Tuesday 9th March, due to the Covid-19 coronavirus regulations, the 2021 1960-1979 Reunion organising committee postponed the event scheduled for Easter (2-3 April), and set a new date of Labour Weekend 23-24 October.
On Tuesday 16th February, a sub-tropical low over the North Island created gale force southerly winds over 100kph that caused roofing iron to lift on the new gymnasium roof.
From Term 2, Spotswood College was part of the Ka Ora, Ka Ako/Healthy Lunches programme that provided every student in the College with a free healthy school lunch daily.
In June, a nationwide programme to offer free period products to school students began.
On Wednesday 30th June, over 300 Year 8 students from contributing schools attended the "Taster Day".