Nayland College is a co-educational High School of approximately 1000 students located in Nelson, the sunshine capital of New Zealand. Nayland College is renowned for its academic success and for its innovative teaching programmes. Nayland College is one of four Microsoft Showcase Schools in New Zealand. Specialist subjects include: Outdoor Education (Nelson is surrounded by three National Parks, including the beautiful and world renowned Abel Tasman National Park), Spanish, Marine Science, Psychology, Photography, Art, Dance, Drama, Sciences, Journalism and French. Nayland College also offers free Cambridge English preparation classes and students can sit the examination in Nelson.
Activities are an important part of the education offered at Nayland and these include: Sport (such as football, volleyball, basketball, rugby and many more), Chess; Concert Band; Dance Company; Debating; Jazz Band; Musical Productions; Environmental Sustainability, String Ensemble; Orchestra; Vocal Company; Rock Climbing; Shakespeare and Theatre Sports and so much more.
Nayland College was national recognised for its care of International Students. We pride ourselves on the support that we provide to students, both at school and in the homestay environment.
For more information please look at our website: www.nayland.school.nz
166 Nayland Road, Stoke
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Features of the local area: Nelson is a small, safe town of approximately 50,000 people, situated at the top of the South Island http://www.nelsonnz.com/ . Nelson is the Sunshine capital of New Zealand. It is well known for its outdoor activities, art and crafts. It is surrounded by three National parks which offer golden beaches, water sports and alpine adventures.
English as a second language programs: Nayland College offers 5 ESOL classes, as well as mainstream options, to provide a range of opportunities for students from beginners to advanced English speakers.
Curriculum: A full range of curriculum areas is available. Areas of specialisation include: Outdoor Education, Marine Science, Psychology, Photography, Art, Dance, Drama, Sciences, Journalism, Spanish, Chinese….and so much more
Sports and extracurricular activities: Activities are an important part of the education offered at Nayland
Extracurricular activities include: Chess; Christian Group; Concert Band; Dance Company; Debating; Jazz Band; Languages Club; Musical Productions; Nayland Environmental Sustainability Team; String Ensemble; Orchestra; Vocal Company; Rock Climbing; Shakespeare and Theatre Sports and so much more
Term 1 and Term 4 have summer sports activities including: Touch Rugby; Volleyball; Cricket; Tennis Softball. Students Can Also Join Local Sports Clubs to do Athletics; Cycling; Mountain Biking, Archery; Badminton; Squash; Bowls; Boxing; Canoeing; Climbing; Croquet; Dance Sport; Golf; Swimming; Multi-sports; Orienteering; Rowing; Sailing…
Terms 2 and 3 have similar sports, including: Netball; Basketball; Hockey; Rugby, Football (Soccer). Students can also join local clubs for Sports such as: Skiing/Snowboarding, cycling & Mountain biking; Bowls; Boxing; Climbing; Dance Sport; Golf…
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