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Welcome to Marlborough Girls' College Kia ora tatou katoa E mihi nui, e mihi nui. We warmly welcome you to Marlborough Girls' College.We are very proud of our school and the successes of our young women.

Principal's message

MGC School App

Marlborough Girl's College is pleased to announce we have an individualised app available for both students and parents/caregivers.  The app is available on both Android and Apple devices.

Key Features

  • Key Contacts - names, phone numbers and email details
  • SchoolappDaily Notices - stay up to date quickly and easily
  • School Calendar - for easy access to upcoming events 
  • Useful Links - MGC Facebook, School Map, Parental Portal
  • Subscription to Alerts - allowing you to receive instant notifications or urgent notices or unexpected events
  • Attendance - instant access to Attendance office phone number

Links to App

Android - http://is.gd/18AzXq

Apple - https://appsto.re/nz/LG6Y4.i

Year 8 Transition Interviews

Monday 12 November - Thursday 15 November 2018 

Transition interviews for new Year 9 students joining MGC in 2019 will be held in the week 12 to 15 November 2018.

Bookings for this are through the SOBs website - https://sobs.co.nz/pt/parent.php?schoolid=481 

Appointment slots are approximately 15 minutes and will take place in the old library at Marlborough Girls' College.

Instructions on how to use the SOBs website are available by clicking on the link below:

Click here for SOBs instructions for users

Cultural Prizegiving

Cultural Prizegiving 2018

The Cultural Prizegiving is an important event on the school calendar and is held in Term 3. 

2018 Major Awards - Cultural Prizegiving

Cultural Achiever of the Year

Libby McDonald (Sponsored by the Blenheim South Rotary Club)

Cultural Group of the Year

Ovation 
Isabella Adams, Niamh Attridge, Deborah Barron, Parehuia Barron, Emma Clark, Sally Cook, Emma Cox, Amie Crawford, Mieke de Bruyn, Anna Doyle, Ghananta Duppati, Olivia Elrick, Nadya Ferris, Caitlin Flanagan, Madeline Freeth, Penelope Grigg, Jasmyne Henry, Anna Holdaway, Libby Holdaway, Breanna Holt, Paige Jackson, Rosie McAllister, Libby McDonald, Ella McLean, Baileah-Rose Newport, Jordyn O'Doherty, Aimee O'Hagan, Aria Oliver, Maggie Ritchie, Maddy Ryan, Zara Spiers, Abbie Summerscales, Emma Thomas, Chloe Vitale, Millie Wensley, Stacey Williams, Holly Wills, Sophia Wills, Zara Wills, Frankie Wytenburg

Endeavour in Performing Arts - Group

Senior Combined Colleges Production
Mallory Barrett-Rawiri, Deborah Barron, Parehuia Barron, Lucy Bendell, Rose Church, Sally Cook, Rebecca Davidson, Mieke de Bruyn, Nadya Ferris, Eve Goodall-Cromarty, Annika Grant, Eleanor Grigg, Penelope Grigg, Sage Henderson, Anna Holdaway, Libby Holdaway, Kittiyanon Iamsuree, Brya Ingram, Cheyenne Locke, Arielle Mackie, Libby McDonald, Caitlin McIntyre, Olivia Neil, Amelia Newman-Woods, Aimee O'Hagan, Holly Pearce, Mikaylea Peter, Megan Ponder-West, Maggie Ritchie, Jannika Roubos, Abbie Summerscales, Stephanie Townend, Millie Wensley, Frankie Wytenburg, Samantha Zimmerman

Shelley Vercoe Cup for Promoting the Arts within the College

Libby Holdaway

Cultural Achiever in College Events

Libby Holdaway

Junior Award for all round endeavour in the Performing Arts

Rosie McAllister

Further details on all awards available here - Cultural Prizegiving 2018

International Students Welcome

Marlborough Girls' College has a long history of hosting international students. We are very proud of our graduates who are now or have attended universities in New Zealand and throughout the world.

The diversity of culture, faith and experience international students bring to Marlborough Girls' College enriches our learning environment and enables our students to become global citizens - equipped for a future where borders between continents are blurred and understanding and accepting of other cultures will help in business and society’s well-being.

Happy Students at MGC

It is also possible to view the entire website in your own language by using the Translate option available on the right hand side.  

More details and information specifically on our International Department can be found on the International Department homepage

 

 

Athletics Sports' Results

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A very successful day was held on Monday 5 March 2018 at Athletic Park (finally ... despite a Cyclone and rain postponing the event several times).  

Age Group champions

U14 - Mya Wiapo   (Kaituna)

U15 - Eleri James-Sitters (Kaituna)

U16 - Grace Waring-Jones   (Kaituna)

U19 - Jessie Dentice and Sarah Maclean  (Kaituna)

Records broken

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  U14 Long Jump - Mya Wiapo, 4.86m (Old record 4.73 L Sheat 2013)

  U14 Shot Put - Mya Wiapo, 10.70m (Old record 9.97m R Snowden 1987)

  U14 Javelin - Abbey Moody, 24.67m (Old record 23.53 A Boyce 1998)

  U15 Long Jump - Eleri James-Sitters, 5.22m (Old record 4.65 A Peter 2006)

  U15 800m - Lucy Harman, 2.30.64 (Old record 2.37.52  S Parsons 2000)

  U15 1500m - Lucy Harman, 5.21.91 (Old record 5.30.78   P Fletcher 2000)

 

House points

Kaituna - 1st - 1057
Awatere - 2nd - 793
Opaoa - 3rd - 648
Wairau - 4th - 616

Click here for full results

The Canterbury Community

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We would like to acknowledge The Canterbury Community Trust Donation of $30,000 towards the Outdoor Visual Arts classroom.

Sports Prizegiving 2018

Major Awards

Sportspersons of the Year - Smokefree Cup

Leonie Marshall

College Sportsperson of the year Board of Trustees Cup

Leonie Marshall

Outstanding Performance in Sport – Junior Sportsperson of the year - Sportfit Trophy        

Abbey Moody

Team of the Year Topanga Whakakotahi - MGC Junior A Volleyball Team 

Katherine Ball, Taryn Breen, Louise Brown, Madeline Croad, Isla Dodson, Anna Gardiner, Tarryn Metcalfe, Isabella Rohloff, Grace Waring-Jones

Full details of all awards available here

Academic

Marlborough Girls' College believes that it is important to develop the full range of each student's abilities, including, but not limited to, the traditional academic subjects.  Education outside the classroom is an integral part of the curriculum making learning relevant for all students.

 

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Hockey news

 

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MGC Swimming Sports

MGC Swimming Sports held on Friday 6 April 2018

Age Group Champions

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U19

1st Megan Clark 34 pts
2nd Matilde Dotti 30 pts
3rd Sophie Woodhouse 24 pts

U16

1st Abby Coldwell 36 pts
2nd Louise Brown 26 pts
3rd Elizabeth Solly 4 pts

U15

1st Equal - Molly Norton 16 pts
1st Equal - Meg Flanagan 16 pts
3rd Kelsey Daldorf 12 pts

U14

1st Abbey Moody 32 pts
2nd Equal - Molly Glover 6 pts
2nd Equal - Charlotte Brown 6 pts

Records

U15 50m Free

Mya Wiapo      

31.09

Old record
Annaliese Raemaki 32.14 (2013)

U14 50m Back Abbey Moody 35.62 Old record
Lucy Kerry 37.70 (2014)

 House Points

1st

Opaoa

553

2nd

Kaituna

491

3rd

Awatere

466

4th

Wairau

198

 Full Results available by clicking here

Student Representative

I, Kylie Linthwaite, am pleased to be able to introduce myself as the Student Representative for the Board of Trustees of Marlborough Girls' College in 2018.  Kylie

This is a great honour for me, and I am very excited to take this opportunity head on and learn from all that it has to offer.

As the BoT Student Representative, I will be the voice of my fellow students, and therefore am always eager to hear your input and ideas.  I feel, especially given the upcoming co-location in Marlborough of MBC and MGC, that it is important all students of MGC have the opportunity to have our voices heard.

I will apply myself to the best of my ability to help make a positive difference this year.  My intention is to help my fellow students and ensure they have a safe learning environment where they can continue to grow and develop as strong Mana Wahine.

Kylie Linthwaite - Board of Trustees Student Representative (2017- 2018)

Donation and Subject Contributions

Please see the below document for full details on school donation and any contributions reqired for specific subjects or activities.

School Donation and Contributions - 2018

PLEASE NOTE: the school operates a "No Pay, No Play" policy.  

Please remember to advise the school any time you change home or email addresses, telephone numbers or contact details.

All Fees Are Payable In The Year That They Are Charged Unless Specified.

School Donation:
This is a voluntary payment that goes a long way in helping us to provide whole school resources which our government operational grant cannot cover. These resources include: student diary, school magazine, guest speakers at school assemblies, newsletters, library books, etc.

Please do not hesitate to contact the finance office if you have any further queries on 03 520 8448 Ext 886.

Technical Support

My name is Emily Harman and I am incredibly excited to be the Technical Prefect for 2017.  I am extremely privileged to be selected for this role as it will provide me with many great opportunities throughout the year. One I look forward to most is helping students to enhance their learning through the effective use of technology. This is incredibly relevant as we are now constantly surrounded with technology that is forever changing to provide us with new and exciting ways to enrich our learning.  

A second aspect of my role is supporting various events throughout the year by providing sound and lighting. Over recent years MGC has installed a fabulous tech booth at the back of the hall, with an ever expanding amount of sound and lighting equipment. This allows us to provide quality sound and lighting for assemblies, drama productions, house competitions, semi-formal, and prize givings, along with many other events. Not only is technical support a great way to get involved with a wide range of activities throughout the year, but it also provides students with skills and knowledge they will benefit from in the future.  

Along with the Technical Committee, I also aim to promote the safe use of technology within Marlborough Girls’ College as cyber safety is a key aspect of the wellbeing of all students.

2017 is going to be an action packed year, and I wish you all the best of luck in all of your endeavours!

Emily Harman - Technical Prefect 2017