Christchurch Girls' High School / Te kura o hine waiora has been educating young women since 1877. As the second oldest female only high school in New Zealand we have over 140 years of being a leader in girls' education with a longstanding tradition of academic, cultural and sporting excellence.
Our School is located in Christchurch, the biggest city and the gateway to the picturesque South Island of New Zealand. Our campus is centrally located with a short walk to the heart of the city, students are close to everything the city has to offer from beaches to shopping malls and a major international airport. Our school is known for its park like grounds and has a mix of buildings and facilities including a modern performing arts centre and gymnasium.
International students are accepted from a wide range of countries and can choose from many options of study. We offer long term academic programme ,short term experiental and group programmes as well as specialist sporting programmes. Long terms students are supported to study the New Zealand curriculum and undertake the New Zealand National high school qualifications including University entrace. International students that graduate go on to study at both New Zealand and overseas univerisities including the in the following countries; Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, United states, Japan, Thailand and Korea.
Christchurch Girls' High School Te Kura o Hine Waiora values tradition and aspires to the highest in education for our young women. We wish to challenge our students to be discerning critical and creative thinkers, who are at ease with the concepts of hard work and service.
Christchurch Girls' High School has a wide range of subjects on offer, for a full list of the subjects available view the International Student Application on the school website https://hail.to/cghs/publication/Eqzhxgd International student can also study a specialist ESOL programme or received dedicated individual ESOL tutoring.
International students are welcomed to the Christchurch Girls' High School family and are fully integrated in classes with the domestic students. Dedicated International staff monitor and support our International students to make good academic progress and to achieve their very best.
There is a wide variety of student clubs and groups available as well as both sporting and music oppoutunities, students are encouraged to take part in the vibrant school life.