Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Kowhai history of Glen Taylor

Kowhai ~ Glen Taylor - Stephen, Linda, Inoke, Vainikolo, Mary, Shannon.

Inoke - Uniforms over the years?

In 2004 Glen Taylor’s uniform T-shirt was the colour red and
their shorts / pants are navy blue. They still continue with the same uniform.
Shannon - Cost of their uniforms now?  
Polo Shirt – Short Sleeve - $25.00 (size 4-14) / $30.00 (S/M/L/XL)

Polo Shirt – Long Sleeve - $30.00 (size 4-14) / $35.00 (S/M/L/XL)

Polar Fleece Half Zip Jumper - $45.00 (size 4-14) / $50.00 (S/M/L/XL)
Pants - $35.00 (size 4-14) / $40.00 (S/M/L/XL)

Cargo Shorts - $35.00 (4-14) / $40.00 (S/M/L/XL)

Girls Skirt - $36.00 (size 4-14)  

Hat - $10.00                                                                     
Linda~When the school started?
Glen Taylor School was known as Tamaki No.6 when it first started.
It opened and started running in September, 1958.
Mary~Why the School was set up?

Glen Taylor school known back then as Tamaki No.6 was set up because students needed to go to school and Taylor left the farm. So then they changed the farm, used the land and changed it into a school that is now called Glen Taylor.
Linda~How many pupils then and now?
Pupils from Glenbrae, Glen Innes and St Thomas’ were enrolled on the first day. About 270 pupils attended.

Linda~Principals past and present?
Glen Taylor has the following Principles
(in order) since it opened in 1958:
Mr Frederick Dare
Mr Lance Whatman
Mr Douglas Banner
Mr Tony Hirst
Mrs Valerie Hyland
Mr Richard Coote
Mrs Janice Traffor
Mr David Yardley
Ms Lin Avery    
Mr Chris Herlihy (Present Principal)
Mary~Location of the school on a map?
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(Map showing of Glen Taylor)

Glen Taylor is located in Glendowie near Glen Innes on W Tamaki Road, Auckland.

They are not that far from Glenbrae School.

Changes in buildings?
Glen Taylor was built from ground, a farmland that was owned by Taylor. There were some changes towards Glen Taylor.

Changes made:

Classrooms have been renovated. They now use technology, such as netbooks and iPads.

The buildings have improved, they have added two more classrooms in the juniors.


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