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Information for Form 3 Parents

Welcome to Auckland Grammar School – we are so pleased that your son will be starting as a new Form 3 student. Download a copy of the 2024 Parents Handbook which has information for you and your son as he starts his five year journey at the School.

Form 3 Organisation and Curriculum

Every student has different talents. Each is encouraged to develop his potential to the full, with programmes designed to suit particular needs, abilities and aspirations.

Expectations of students and uniform

Auckland Grammar School has a very high expectation that all students will be the best they can be, well groomed and obeying their masters.

Students in the Study Centre

Assessment Schedule

Each term, Form 3 students sit examinations to see how they have progressed. The dates for each term include public holidays.

Week 1 timings

Week 1 Timings

Form 3 students will sit two entrance exams and meet with senior members of staff before their first assembly in the Great Hall.

Extracurricular activities

Extracurricular Activities

Involvement in extracurricular activities plays a vital role in the all-round development of your son at Auckland Grammar School.


Pre-Classification Testing

The pre-classification test is a general aptitude test. Students sit this test towards the conclusion of Year 8 before coming to Auckland Grammar School. This test accounts for 20% weighting in determining a student’s Term 1 provisional class placement.