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St Margaret's College

St Margaret's College

12 Winchester Street, Merivale, Christchurch, 8014, New Zealand

+64 3 379 2000



St Margaret's College
School type Girls' Day & Boarding
Founded 1910
Executive Principal Mrs Diana Patchett
Girls Age Range 5-18 years (boarding 11-18)
Number of pupils 830
International from NZ$59,039
Curriculum IBDP
Language of Instruction English
Associations IB, ISNZ, AGSA

Why choose St Margaret's College as an international student?

St Margaret's College in Christchurch, New Zealand is a multicultural community of 26 nationalities, including girls aged five to 18 years old, boarders and day-girls, sportswomen, musicians, writers, mathematicians, actresses, orators, budding physicists as well as politicians in the making and would-be global ambassadors.

St Margaret's College values the cultural and global dimension that students from around the world bring to the college. Our international students are integrated into all school classes and, where appropriate, receive additional support in specific areas of the curriculum. Girls come to our school from many different countries. They are actively encouraged to experience and participate in the rich sporting, cultural and social life of the school and the city.

At St Margaret's College, your daughter can choose to study for either the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) or for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. Our international students leave school with qualifications to gain entrance to the best universities in New Zealand and around the world. St Margaret's College regularly has the highest NCEA pass rate in New Zealand and consistently ranks in the top 5% in the world for International Baccalaureate.

An education at St Margaret's College is holistic, embracing the spiritual and emotional wellbeing of our girls, as well as their academic growth and their development in sport and the arts.

The boarding houses offer a welcoming, home away from home. The boarding staff take pride in caring for the girls and providing the support they need to flourish while building strong relationships and learning lifelong values.

Come with us on a journey in educating your daughter to learn, live and lead in a global society.