2020 Prefects and House Leaders

Congratulations to our Prefects and House Leaders for 2020. Head Prefect: Ella Wilson Deputy Head Prefect: Isabella Barber Berwick House Prefects: Rosa Findlay and Lauren Pemberton Braemar House Prefects: Cassidy Hughes and Lucy…

Lucy Poole receives an award from Principal Jayne-Ann Young. She is diagonally facing away from the camera. smiling down at her award. Jayne-Ann is smiling at Lucy.

Senior Creative Writing Competition Winner: Lucy Poole

This year we had two Senior Creative Writing Competition winners: Libby Witheford-Smith (Year 12) and Lucy Poole (Year 13). Lucy’s piece “Ruminations on the Train” was described by judge Bryce…

Libby Witheford- Smith receives an award from Principal Jayne-Ann Young. She has her profile to the camera and is faced away.

Senior Creative Writing Competition winner: Libby Witheford-Smith

This year we had two winners of the Senior Creative Writing Competition, Libby Witheford-Smith (Year 12) and Lucy Poole (Year 13). Libby’s piece was described by  judge Bryce Galloway, writer…

A group photo of the Chorale with Hilary Barry at the Big Sing Finale.

Silver award for Big Sing finalists

The Queen Margaret Chorale had cause for celebration after being selected for the Big Sing National Finale for the first time in 12 years. The choir performed at the Finale…

Eight QMC students, part of the Student Council, on the QMC front lawn.

Council aims for sustainable change

The QMC Student Council has made looking after the environment a top priority in 2019. The Student Council features one student per year from Year 3–6 and two per year…

Four QMC students standing next to two outfits made from upcycled denim.

Eco Runway highlights importance of sustainable clothing

QMC designs hit the runway in August as part of the Hutt Winter Fest Eco Fashion Runway Show. Year 12 materials technology students Paget Chung, Harriet Holmes, Charlotte Lee, Isabelle…

QMC and Scots College students at the SGCNZ Nationals.

Sheilah Winn

All the world’s a stage for a group of Queen Margaret College students who made the national final of the Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand University of Otago Sheilah Winn…

A group of young people in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Global opportunities in business

Opportunities have expanded for a Year 13 student after attending a business challenge in Argentina in July. Millie Wilcox was one of eight New Zealand students chosen to spend a…

A group photo of Aspeq employees with QMC students

Flying high with Aspeq

Two Senior School students took to the sky in the July school holidays as part of an internship pilot programme with Aspeq. The week-long collaboration with the international assessment company…

Top player makes international team

One of our top basketballers represented the Cook Islands at the Pacific Games in July. Te Araroa Sopoaga started playing basketball in Year 9 and began to take it seriously…