Our 2022 Dux is Kristen Roxburgh

We are extremely proud of Kristen. She has been a student at Selwyn for all of her secondary school years. She is gifted across the curriculum and she also soars in co-curricular activities. Our new Miro House has flourished under her superb co-leadership. Kristen is also the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Simon Chan Science […]

Spectacular Showdown Awards Successes

Last evening, the cast and crew of our 2022 Musical ‘Evita’ achieved glory for their outstanding production at this year’s Showdown Awards Event held in the Bruce Mason Theatre. ‘Evita’ won as the Best School Musical for 2022! Rachel Larcombe, our highly talented Director of Co-Curricular Music, was awarded Best Musical Director. This is the […]

Honouring and Celebrating Success

Over the last three weeks we have been honouring and celebrating many of our talented students who have won awards at school this year. We are extremely proud of them!  In this week’s newsletter we feature the first two events—The Sports and Arts Award ceremonies. The end of year celebrations began with our Sports Awards […]

Arts Awards Successes

The Arts Awards were the next celebration. It was also a glittering occasion! It began in the Staff Courtyard where parents, whanau, tutors and teachers had the opportunity to view students’ artwork which was captured on the large electronic screens. This was followed by exceptionally strong performances by our Junior Performing Arts students showcasing excerpts […]

St John Youth Northern Region Champions

Last weekend every District within the St John Youth Northern Region came together to compete at the Championships which were held at Hunua Falls. Scenarios included cardiac arrest and defibrillation, pediatric emergencies, adult trauma, improvisation and treatment in the field, mountain rescue and ceremonial drill. We are proud to announce that our Selwyn students William, […]

Junior C Grade Auckland Badminton Silver Medalists

It was a great season for the Selwyn Girls Badminton team. They got to enjoy a lot of thrilling matches, during the two terms of competition. They achieved a fantastic overall result of a Silver medal. As Juniors this has been a great experience and they cannot wait until next year, where they will play […]

Kristen Roxburgh Winner of Prestigious Art Awards

Kristen Roxburgh is the recipient of a Pat Hanley Art Award and received a commendation from the Auckland City Art Gallery. These awards are Tāmaki Makaurau’s longest-standing creative youth art awards. Kristen was recognised for her outstanding creativity, imagination and commitment to the visual arts. Award-winning students were honoured for their creative mahi at an […]

A NZ Debating Champion and a Champion Team

Debating is incredibly competitive and we are celebrating the success of Nicole Hua and the Senior Open team of Linda Pham, Alex Reid, Sivakami Sathyendran, Romir Talasu and Oliver Turin. These people have Soared at a Regional and National level. Nicole Hua has been a member of the Auckland Debating Team who won the New […]

Mitchell Rumble returns

Mitchell Rumble returns from the World Hip Hop Dance Championships triumphant Mitchell and his Crew, Swaggernauts, gained two Silver medals in the World Hip Hop Championships in Arizona recently. This is the link to the silver medal winning performance. Our students were thrilled to watch this clip when we played it in the full school […]

Basketball at Selwyn is Soaring

We are so excited by the performance of the Selwyn College U19 Basketball Team this season. They came runners up in the Greater Auckland Basketball Tournament, Open A division. They are one of the two top teams in Auckland in the Open A. This huge achievement means they have earned the right to a promotion/relegation […]