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Our Facilities

Epsom Girls Grammar School has excellent facilities for our students and staff to use. From green spaces to a state-of-the art sports complex and modern theatre, our facilities provide a safe and caring environment that enable innovative learning.

In the past 20 years the majority of our teaching spaces and facilities have been upgraded to meet the needs of our students and teachers. All teaching spaces are equipped with wireless internet to provide a seamless multimedia teaching and learning environment. We are committed to agile resourcing.

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School grounds

Our grounds include mature trees (some of which are almost 100 years old), large grassed areas, courtyards and gardens – an oasis in an urban setting.

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Teaching rooms

The School has 106 teaching spaces. These include specialist science laboratories, technology workshops, art/photography suites and a media studies suite for video/audio production. Our Music Department has facilities for individual tuition and is well equipped for students to practise almost any instrument.

Library

Gae Griffiths Library

Our library is centrally located in the School grounds and is a welcoming environment for students and staff. It offers access to over 16,000 resources, including books, magazines, DVDs and reference material, as well as a digital collection of ebooks, audio books and research databases. There are computing, photocopying and scanning facilities available for student use, as well as a separate fiction reading room and a study area for Year 13 students.

The library is open from 7.30am to 4.00pm weekdays. Library staff also assist students with developing their information literacy, selecting resources to support learning programmes, and advising on recreational reading.

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ICT facilities

Our wireless network covers all classrooms and enables students to use their digital devices for cloud-based learning. We provide G Suite for Education and Office 365 ProPlus, which students are welcome to use on up to five devices. We also have specialised computer laboratories for Art, Technology and Music that contain the latest industry standard software.

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Marjory Adams Hall

The main entrance leads to the Marjory Adams Hall where junior and senior assemblies are held. This venue is also used for major School occasions and events.

The Hall is available for private community hire too. Click here to make a booking enquiry for your next function or event.

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Ailsa Blakey Senior Common Room

Year 13 students have the privilege of using a large, pleasant common room. This is a shared teaching/study space recently renovated as an innovative learning environment.

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Epsom House

The Epsom House boarding facility is part of Epsom Girls Grammar School’s long boarding tradition, with full accommodation for 150 boarders.

 

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Epsom Eats

Epsom Eats, our lunch bar is open before school, and during interval and lunchtime. With an ever-changing menu of hot and cold options, we are committed to providing delicious, healthy food for students and staff.

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Uniform Shop

Our uniform shop is located on school grounds. Specialist stationery, workbooks and new or second-hand uniforms are available for purchase.

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Raye Freedman Arts Centre

The Raye Freedman Arts Centre (RFAC) houses our highly regarded Music and Drama programmes. The building may be booked for corporate and community use in the evenings and weekends. There is also opportunity for day bookings during school holiday periods.

To find out more about the RFAC and to make a booking enquiry click here.

 

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Epsom Aquatic Centre

Our modern heated swimming pool complex provides the opportunity for our students to develop confidence in the water, swimming and lifesaving skills, and fitness. The Centre has a heated 25-metre indoor pool and heated beginner level outdoor swimming pool.

The swimming pool complex is available for private community hire too. To make a booking enquiry please email our Pool Manager bmoody@eggs.school.nz.

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Joyce Fisher Sports Centre

Our state of the art Joyce Fisher Sports Centre was completed in 2017. It includes multi-use courts, a fitness centre, dance studio, four locker rooms, three classrooms and staff offices.

The Sports Centre and its facilities are available for private community hire too. Click here to make a booking enquiry for your next private function or event.