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Single Sex Secondary Schools

Avonside Girls High Study Group

Avonside Girls’ High School

Avonside students are offered a rich and varied programme of cultural, musical, sporting and outdoor activities. International students are encouraged to participate in our Volunteer Programme and to take advantage of opportunities to develop leadership skills.
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Study Christs College Basketball

Christ’s College

Christ’s College is New Zealand’s oldest private school, with a beautiful historic campus set in the heart of the city. The College has an impressive academic record, with the majority of boys going on to tertiary study at top universities worldwide. With places being highly sought after, Christ’s College has a small but highly motivated group of international students, who live in on-site boarding houses and become fully immersed in school life.
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Christchurch Boys High School Outdoor Class

Christchurch Boys’ High School

Founded in 1881, Christchurch Boys’ High School has a reputation for academic excellence and an extensive co-curricular programme, and is regarded as one of New Zealand’s leading schools. Christchurch Boys’ High School believes in high standards and the pursuit of excellence – in academic work, in sport and culture, in discipline and behaviour, and in service to others.
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Christchurch Girls High School Chem

Christchurch Girls’ High School

Established in 1877, Christchurch Girls’ High School has a longstanding tradition of providing an extremely high standard of education for girls. Located near picturesque Hagley Park, near the centre of Christchurch, we are one of the top single-sex high schools in New Zealand with consistently high achievement rates. We offer a full classroom and school experience with access to the entire school curriculum and immersion into classrooms.
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Study Rangi Ruru Girls Lab

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School

A quality education is a gift for life. Our commitment to you and your daughter is that at Rangi Ruru she will be inspired, challenged, and empowered within a community that knows and cares for her. She will be motivated to develop knowledge, understanding and skills and a strong set of values; she will make lifelong friends and will have fun. She will leave a connected and curious citizen with the belief in herself to pursue her dreams.
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Shirley Boys High Grounds

Shirley Boys’ High School

Shirley Boys’ High School is a single-sex school with a roll of 1200 boys. On April 29th, 2019 we opened our doors to students and staff as New Zealand’s newest campus. Our new site is custom-built, and our facilities are superb. We are situated next to a brand-new City Council swimming facility which means our students have excellent access to the community swimming pool. We pride ourselves in being specialists in boys’ education.
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St Bedes Graduation

St Bede’s College

St Bede’s offers an excellent academic education alongside a multitude of sporting and cultural opportunities for every boy. We are proud of our academic standards and were the highest performing non-private boys’ school in Canterbury in NCEA in 2018. International students can choose to live in the College dormitory or with homestay families. The small number of international students means that each boy is recognised as an individual.
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St Margaret's Auditorium Outside

St Margaret’s College

At over 100 years old, St Margaret’s College has played host to thousands of forward-thinking young women and educators. It leads the way in providing a world-class education in a teaching and learning environment tailored to suit girls while celebrating the traditions of its founding principles. Students are offered a breadth of opportunities where they can shine, unencumbered by gender stereotypes.
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Villa Maria Science

Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College is a school for girls aged 11 - 18, established in 1918 by the Sisters of Mercy. Set in 4.5 hectares of beautifully landscaped grounds, our modern facilities include a new Science building, a Library Information Resource Centre, an Auditorium complex with Music Suite, and fully equipped Gymnasium. Outdoor facilities include six multi-purpose courts for tennis, netball and hockey along with sports fields and a swimming pool.
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