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“I feel really brave about staying so far away from Germany. But, a new country, new people & a new culture. It’s awesome!”

Katharina Lorenz. Bad Kolhenfelde, Germany


Our vision is to develop independent learners, who have community, national and global perspective. We are a government, co-ed Year 9 - 13 school of 880 students.

QUEENSTOWN’S OUTSTANDING ENVIRONMENT SETS THE SCENE FOR:

  • Successful, well-rounded graduates
  • Successful, multi-talented, motivated teachers
  • Successful outdoor recreation programme

We have culturally diverse and talented students with a high degree of individual spirit and a broad view of the world and its opportunities. They reach their full academic, physical and social potential in a positive, personal and caring environment. Academically they achieve above national average and go on to successful tertiary studies and careers. International students love and thrive studying here.

LOCATION

We are situated in picturesque Queenstown. It is an excellent environment in which to live and learn. The international airport is ten minutes from school and downtown. Queenstown, a vibrant tourist destination is safe and supportive for students.

COURSE INFORMATION

We offer a broad range of NCEA subjects, IELTS studies and small specialised ESOl classes up to two hours a day at five different levels. Together with academic achievements, students have many opportunities to excel in art and design, jazz and rock bands, stage musicals and challenges, skiing, snowboarding and many other sports.

ACCOMMODATION

We provide high-quality homestays with local families. Homestays are visited, monitored and involved in the school network.

FACTS AND FEATURES

  • Government Co-educational Year 9 - 13 School
  • Ministry of Education endorsement for Code of Practice
  • 1000 total students / 55 International students
  • 40 selected international students from over 12 different nationalities
  • Small personalised programme
  • NCEA Accredited Examinations
  • 80% university entrance achievement
  • Decile 10 rating
  • Approved, local homestay care

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