St Bede's College, founded in 1911, is a proud, Catholic secondary school for boys. It offers a broad-based education with strong emphasis on values, and the holistic development of its students. The College's aim is to have each boy live by Faith and Works ?. There is a strong sense of community, fostering leadership through service to others. St Bede's is well-respected for its academic and sporting success. Students are given the help they need to meet their goals by dedicated, kind and caring teachers. International students at St Bede's College are recognised as individuals and their special talents and cultures are respected. St Bede's College, set on 22 hectares of grounds, has the largest land area of schools in Christchurch.
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School Features: Vertical form classes: Year 9-13 together with same form teacher each year.
Student leadership:. Prefects, peer leaders
Extensive student support: form teacher, house tutor, guidance counsellor and chaplain
Teacher-aide assistance for international students in classes.
Major supporter of “Run for a Life”, for “Canteen”
Sports : Rugby, Rowing, Athletics, Football, Golf, Basketball
Cultural: Choir, Debating, Kapa Haka.
Strong Old Boys Association with national / international links.
Grounds: 4 rugby fields; 2 football fields, 1 water-based, national standard hockey turf