Southwell School, established in 1911, is a private school set in spacious park-like grounds in Hamilton City (New Zealand's fourth largest city) which is only a 90 minute drive from Auckland International Airport. Southwelloffers a high quality education to 600 students aged 5 to 13 years of age in a caring and supportive environment. Approximately 60 boys and girls are accommodated in the boarding hostel.
Southwell School has 28 classrooms and in addition to the core subjects of English, mathematics and social studies that are taught by the classroom teachers wehave specialist teachers taking science, technology, art, pottery, sports, music, drama, French and Chinese in modern purpose built facilities. We also have a learning support department and we offer ESOL lessons.
Southwell School is Code of Practice approved to enrol international students under 11 years of age in the boarding hostel without a parent living in New Zealand. We welcome international students at Southwell School. We take great care to provide them with an excellent opportunity to develop their English language skills while at the same time giving them a high quality education and a great taste of life in New Zealand. The many opportunities available at Southwell School result in the students being very well prepared for their secondary education.