Hamilton Girls’ High School
Director of International Development
Hamilton is a single-sex girls’ school of 1700 students from Year 9 to 13, located in the centre of Hamilton City.
Our students are encouraged to be involved in the life of the school and take pride in its achievements, including academically, sporting and music and performing arts.
Hamilton Girls’ High School has always supported the importance of life beyond the classroom. Students are encouraged to embrace all ac vi es, expand their experiences and further develop new passions. Being involved in the wider school increases a sense of belonging which leads to higher levels of engagement and motivation.
Our expectations of our students are high. We expect them to be well dressed, polite, courteous and prepared for learning. Becoming fully engaged in our school culture is essential and an exciting part of being at secondary school.
2020 year Tuition:
The school is able to provide homestay accommodation for students.
Coming to a new school can be quite daunting. We have an extensive network set up to provide the help and support that is needed for students and parents. A learning environment with a constructive working relationship, positive friendships, and personal responsibility are essential in the development of competent young women.
Hamilton Girls’ provides the following forms of student support:
|Type of programs||Long-term programs (study for 1 year or more), Short-term programs (study for 3-6-9 month), Study Groups|
|Years of entry for international students with parents :||From : Year 9
To : Year 13
|Years of entry for international students without parents :||From : Year 9
To : Year 13
Hamilton Girls’ is a lively, thriving school where the visual arts (design, photography, painting and drawing, computer arts) and the performing arts (music, drama and dance) are seen as crucial to the health and well-being of our students, and an important part of their training for life. Girls are invited to express their creative ‘voice’ in our supportive environment.
Students are encouraged to embrace all activities, expand their experiences and further develop new passions. Being involved in the wider school increases a sense of belonging which leads to higher levels of
Students complete an online enrollment form. As part of the application, students are required to provide their latest school report as well as a le er of reference from their school. These factors are taken into consideration before an offer of a place is made.
|Features of the local area||
Located on the banks of the Waikato River, Hamilton City is the heart of the Waikato region and is New Zealand’s fourth-largest city. The region is culturally and geographically diverse and is a safe, family-focused community where international students have amazing educational and sporting opportunities. In close proximity to Hamilton are the Hobbiton Movie Set, the stunning black sand beaches of Raglan, the world-famous Waitomo Caves and its glow worms and the Otorohanga kiwi house where you can see up close our nation’s bird the Kiwi. The Waikato is home to dairy farming, the Chiefs Rugby team and Waikato Stadium, Waikato University which is recognised as one of New Zealand’s finest tertiary institution, and the country’s longest river. Our students are encouraged to be involved in the life of the school and take pride in its achievements, including academically, sporting and music and performing arts.