The Senior School Ball

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Lynfield College Senior School Ball

2020 is an unprecedented year. COVID-19 has affected students, staff and their families with school and community events being rescheduled, redesigned or, in some unfortunate cases, cancelled.

The rescheduled date for our 2020 Lynfield College School Ball was Monday 28 September. We were very hopeful that this event would be able to process as it is a significant event on the College calendar and an evening all our senior students enjoy.

With Auckland currently being at Alert Level 2.5, and only able to hold gatherings of up to 10, there is considerable uncertainty about whether we will be back at Alert Level 1 in time, a requirement for an event for up to 400 students, including outside partners, to proceed.

Therefore it is with great sadness that our Year 12 and 13 students have been advised this event has been cancelled for 2020.

This will be understandable upsetting, particularly for our Year 13 students. As a consequence we will be working with our Year 13 students in support of creating a modified Leavers’ Dinner to end the year with a positive event.

As always the safety and wellbeing of our students is paramount.

Lynfield College Senior School Ball

Our social event of the year is the School Ball will be held at the Ellerslie Event Centre. Dress is formal with the theme soon to be announced. Our school Ball has an excellent reputation for being great fun, well run and trouble-free.

DATE: Monday 28 September (the first Monday of the school holidays)

TIME: 7.30 pm to 11.45 pm (doors open at 7.00 pm)


The ticket price covers venue hire, decorations, music, food, refreshments and photography. Throughout the night photographers will be circulating to take both candid shots and traditional formal photographs. Photobooths will also be provided. Please note that the DJ may use ‘flashing’ lights.

Our Ball Committee is conscious of expenses that can be incurred in preparing for the Ball. Students are encouraged to reduce costs by searching second-hand shops and assisting each other with hair and makeup.

Student attendance at the Ball is a privilege not a right. Ticket purchase is conditional on the following:

  • Meeting all outstanding obligations to the College
  • Having no more than 5% unjustified absences
  • Meeting our Code of Conduct
  • Having no stand-downs or suspensions in the current year
  • Having paid fees owing to the College
  • Having presented signed and completed permission forms.
  • Outside partners must have Deans’ approval.

Please Note: An application for reconsideration of any of the above conditions may be made to the Principal at the time of ball ticket sales.


  • As the Ball is a school event there is no alcohol, drugs, smoking (including vaping), or any other inappropriate behaviour. Any breaches of this behaviour will immediately result in parents/caregivers being contacted to collect their child
  • All students will be security-checked by security staff when they arrive at the venue
  • Lynfield College’s responsibility ceases when students leave the Ball.

Thank you for your support.

Tickets will be on sale from the Accounts Office, to Year 13 students from 6 June and to Year 12 from 10 June. Ticket sales close Monday 24 June. THERE WILL BE NO SALES AFTER THIS DATE. If you have any queries, please contact Deputy Principal Gabrielle Clark on 627 0600, extension 706.