Takapuna Grammar School is a high profile New Zealand co-educational secondary school, situated on the North Shore, Auckland. It was founded in 1927 and has a strong history of student achievement in academic, sporting and cultural activities.
Takapuna Grammar School was the first co-educational school under the auspices of the Auckland Grammar Schools’ Board. The school grew quickly and with it a feeling of independence. It established its own Board of Governors in 1955. The school retained the Grammar Lion and the motto “Per Angusta Ad Augusta” (“Through endeavour to greatness”). Today it symbolises our pride in the school as well as encouraging the students to aspire to excellence.
Takapuna Grammar School is a learning community which provides exciting opportunities for all to discover and develop their individual talents and to strive for success in academic, sporting and cultural endeavours in a safe and caring environment.
Students attending the school are drawn from Takapuna, Bayswater, Devonport and Milford. There is an international population of approximately 150 students. The current school roll totals approximately 1650 students accommodated on more than 17 hectares of prime land.