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Albany Junior High School Vision

Albany Junior High School is designed around a mix of the Middle School and Junior High School Philosophies, providing a sound, well researched pedagogy and a strong curriculum focus relevant to the needs of students in the middle years. An innovative approach to student directed learning infuses all aspects of teaching and learning.

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The Learning Environment

AJHS Curriculum copy.png The Enriched Learning Environment is threaded through the eight Learning Areas and includes a thinking skills programme.

Latest Prospectus

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Our latest Prospectus is available for you to download.
It is available in a number of different languages.

Emerging Adolescents


Meeting the seven needs of emerging adolescents as identified by Gayle Dorman underpins everything we do. They are the foundation of our enriched learning environment which provides optimal learning experiences for all our students.

International Students


Tena Koutou, Tena Koutou, Tena tatou katoa

Albany Junior High School openly celebrates that our campus comprises some 40 different nationalities and cultures. We are very proud of New Zealand’s bi-cultural heritage and our multicultural society, and are continually building on our own school's “Internationalism”.


AJHS Newsletter & Social Media

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Our Newsletter comes out approximately four times a term and is emailed to all parents via our student database.

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Measles Information

The Latest information on the 2014 measles outbreak
We have no known cases of Measles currently at AJHS.  Between December 2013 and 14th March 2014, there have been 96 measles cases reported in New Zealand: 75 are in Auckland.  Measles is a serious and highly contagious illness which can affect adults as well as children. 

For further health information on measles and measles immunisation please visit the Ministry of Health website http://www.moh.govt.nz/measles or the Immunisation Advisory Centre website http://www.immune.org.nz.  You can also call the Immunisation Advisory Centre toll-free on 0800 IMMUNE 0800 466 863  for advice.

Daily Notices read more

AJHS Calendar of Events read more 

Uniform Shop Holiday Hours

Thursday 1st May
10.00am to 12.30pm

Uniform Regulations read more

Second Hand Uniform Shop click here
2014 Stationery Requirements read more 

2014 School Donation read more

AJHS Twilight Market

Click here to view photo's etc of the Twilight Market held at AJHS on Tuesday 15th April.

Year 10 Camp - Letter 1
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Year 10 Camp - Letter 2 & Gear List
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Parents' Forum Meeting
Tuesday 20th May - 6.30pm in the Staffroom
We look forward to seeing you there

Entertainment Books

Please click here for further information

Massey University Study
Albany Teens are wanted for Video Game Study.  Click here for further details.

AJHS' Family Fun Day

Click here to view photo's etc of the Family Fun Day held at Albany Lakes on Saturday 29th March.
International Students - We are constantly looking for new families who are interested in hosting an overseas student.  If you would like to join our host family team for either a short or long term stay, or you know someone who might be interested, or you would like some more information, please contact Karen on 415 5473 ext. 660

Thank you...

A huge thank you to PlaceMakers Albany.  PlaceMakers has kindly donated wood to build a ukulele cupboard in our Music Block.
Also a huge thank you to Spotlight for donating the fabric to cover the ukulele cupboard.  Thank you PlaceMakers and Spotlight it is greatly appreciated.