To form well-rounded men who excel on the international stage


John McGlashan College is a high-performing Year 7-13 secondary school for boarders and dayboys in Dunedin, a long-established university city in New Zealand. 

The college understands the individuality of each boy and we provide every student with strong foundations for life and extensive opportunities to develop his abilities.  Over the decades, McGlashan men have become leaders in business and agriculture and in academic and professional fields. 

At McGlashan, we value intellectual excellence, aesthetic awareness and the ideal of a healthy mind in a healthy body.  We believe in the standards of our Christian heritage: honesty, respect and concern for others are fundamental to the way we do things.  We expect our boys to become well-educated, independent young men of integrity.

We are committed to academic excellence and we offer four clear pathways to qualifications:

  • NCEA - National Certificate of Educational Achievement
  • IB - International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • The Centre of Excellence for Agricultural Science and Business
  • Gateway

Dear Parents

As I write this, I find it hard to believe that this is the penultimate newsletter for the year. Ready or not, we will be sprinting ahead to the end of the term and what that means for each of us.

Posted: Tuesday October 25, 2016

Mana Pounamu Awards 2016

These awards celebrate the achievement of rakatahi Māori in secondary schools across Otago. Who are this year's winners?

Posted: Saturday October 22, 2016

Sunshine, candy floss and a pony named Freddie

The 2016 John McGlashan College Fete.

Posted: Monday October 10, 2016

Principal's Foreword

Earlier this year, the Board of Trustees engaged the services of an executive recruitment firm, Sheffield to select a new Deputy Principal for the college.

Posted: Wednesday September 14, 2016

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