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Ashburton College

Secondary (Years 9-13, approx age 13-17)

Ashburton College is situated in the bustling hub of Mid – Canterbury, the heart of New Zealand’s beautiful South Island. The College has the advantages of being the “right size”, and in the “right place”. We have higher than the national average academic results, exceptional sporting successes and have outstanding performances in art, drama and music. Every year a number of our students achieve national and international selection and success.

We offer a high-quality pastoral care and homestay programme.

Contact Ashburton College
Physical address

27 Walnut Ave
7700 Ashburton
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  • Number of students: 1200
  • Number of international students: 15
  • Male and Female

Qualifications available

  • National Standards Testing

School features

  • English language support
  • Homestay placement service
  • International student services
  • Wifi on campus


  • Homestay

Religious Clubs

  • Christian

Subject Highlights: Intensive ESOL Programme as well as ESOL Classes at all levels.  Agriculture, Horticulture, Tourism, Hospitality, Photography, Music, Art and Drama. 

Languages offered: German, Japanese and Te Reo Maori

Sport Highlights: Badminton, Chess, Netball, Sailing, Chess, Swimming, Cricket, Tennis, Basketball and Rugby

Cultural Highlights: Rockquest, Stage Challenge, Musical Productions, senior and junior choir.

Other Unique Highlights: Direct access to an international standard hockey turf and superb tennis courts just across the road from the College.

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