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About the UK Friends of Auckland Grammar School Trust

The UK Friends of Auckland Grammar School is a charitable trust established in 2005 for the purpose of advancing and promoting education and in particular any educational and charitable objectives connected with Auckland Grammar School.

The trustees also provide a means for connecting Old Boys across the UK and Europe and keep them up to date with current School developments. Old Boys have been running formal events since 1924, when 15 UK based Old Boys gathered for a dinner in Pall Mall. Official records in the School Chronicle of the time describe the event as "an informal and most enjoyable occasion".

The trustees encourage networking opportunities among Old Boys living in the UK and Europe by hosting an annual reunion in London. The trustees of the UK Friends of Auckland Grammar School also assist in raising funds for the Auckland Grammar School Foundation Trust.

The Foundation Trust's aims are to promote the advancement of education by charitable means through the Academic Endowment Fund (AEF), designed to help keep our best teachers in the classroom by allowing the Board of Trustees to recruit, retain and reward top teachers. For more information about donating in the UK and how your gift could be eligible for Gift Aid, click here.

If you are an Old Boy residing in the UK or Europe and would like to connect with us, please contact Louise Parkin, the UK Development Manager via email or the UK Chairman, Mr Richard Coleman '82.

Click here to view the profiles of the UK Friends of Auckland Grammar School Board. To join our UK-based alumni Facebook group, click here.

A magnificient view of London from the balcony of New Zealand House, including the Thames to the left and the London Eye.
Chris Cuter '81, who recently returned to the UK after a period of time working as a chef on a superyacht, talks with Peter Hodgkinson '78.
Sky UK producer James Gemmell '94 talks with Heather Phipps.


Rohan Kumar '05 was one of a large group of recent leavers to attend the 2018 London gathering.
Genki Miyauchi '10 is studying at King's College in London and was attending the event for the first time.
Henry Watt '08, now based in the UK after a stint in the United States, takes a photo of the view from the balcony of New Zealand House.
Jamie Hall '09 was Head Prefect of Tibbs House in 2013.
Ian Phipps '59 speaks with 150th Chairman Scott Milne '69 and shows him some of the slides he has of his time at Grammar.
Craig Fenton '83, the Director of Strategy and Operations at Google UK.
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