Grammar has seen both regional and national successes and continues
to offer boys a challenging and rewarding sporting
beginning of term one, any student interested, may sign up to the
seven session introductory course. This usually takes place on
Saturday mornings around 8am. We have close links to Auckland
Archery club which is based within the fabulous grounds of Cornwall
Park. The club provides excellent tuition and guidance allowing
students to become quite proficient even after this short time. A
fee which covers both equipment hire and a nominal coaching fee is
currently $17.50 per session or $7.50 if boys have their own
At the end of
the training period the boys wishing to pursue Archery as a sport
will be encouraged to join a club and purchase their own equipment.
This is around the $300 mark for a basic recurve bow, arrows
etc. Students will, of course, receive advice and recommendations
regarding strength and size of bow required.
have joined a club they are able to shoot during organised weekend
club practices and develop their skills further. Many students that
started their Archery during the 3rd or 4th
form have gone on and continued to hone their skills in their
2016 is to
see the introduction of far greater competition between the
Auckland schools that regularly offer Archery. Round robin matches
and two main inter school competitions will be organised and
provide plenty of friendly rivalry.
Boys are able to see me
in the Technology office
during the school day or contact me via email in order to ask
questions or seek advice.
Some of the action from various competitions can be
viewed in the photo gallery.