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We believe that for schools to be successful, there must be a strong and dynamic partnership between family, school and the community.  We provide an inclusive culture and welcome families from all over the world.

We are committed to delivering a high quality, balanced multicultural education within a breathtakingly beautiful setting only 3 minutes walk from the town centre.


Queenstown Primary School delivers a high quality, balanced education and is focused on developing well-rounded, capable students who are lifelong learners.


The school values Respect, Caring and Integrity are an integral part of the teaching and learning programme. They are expressed in everyday actions and interactions within the school.

Queenstown Primary School promotes quality, encourages perseverance and empowers each student to create their own pathways to success.


The New Zealand Curriculum specifies 8 learning areas: English, The Arts, Health and Physical Education, Learning Languages, Mathematics and Statistics, Science, Social Sciences and Technology. Queenstown Primary School is committed to providing programmes and initiatives to both support and challenge our students. We recognise children’s diverse abilities, interests and ethnicity and aim to provide a wide-ranging programme that will meet all of their needs.


Students are encouraged to:

  • Develop a positive attitude and work ethic
  • Self regulate their learning
  • Inquire and create new knowledge
  • Develop key competencies to ensure they become a lifelong learner
  • Take pride in personal and collective achievements
  • Enjoy outdoor education activities
  • Care for the environment
  • Show resilience and respond to change
  • Be creative and strive for excellence
  • Meaningfully use technology in a global community



  • Government Co-educational Full Primary Year 1 - 8 School
  • Ministry of Education endorsement for Code of Practice for International Students
  • 650 students from over 30 nationalities
  • Established professional English Language Support Programme
  • Multi-cultural all inclusive school
  • Renowned for our Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) programmes. These include skiing, ice-skating, tramping, camping, swimming and many more activities.
  • Decile 10 rating


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