General Information

Kelston Girls’ College is located in West Auckland, New Zealand.

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most diverse city.  An urban environment where everyone lives within half an hour of beautiful beaches, hiking trails and a dozen enchanting holiday islands.

The region is home to around 1.6 million people with a sunny climate and magnificent natural scenery and beaches.  Outstanding food and shopping create a vibrant city lifestyle.

Kelston Girls’ College is a multi-cultural school who celebrates diversity among its students.

Kelston Girls’ College is signatory to the New Zealand Ministry of Education’s Code of Practice for International Students.  Please see link below to read the Code of Practice Summary or contact the New Zealand Ministry of Education website:

Code of Practice

Code of Practice Summary

Academic Achievement

Kelston Girls’ College prepares students for studying at University and other tertiary institutions.  We have a wide range of academic and extra curriculum courses to enable our students to achieve excellent results in the national qualification assessments and examinations.

We offer the following:

The Arts:  (Music, Drama, Fine Arts, Photography)
English and ESOL
Languages:  (Mandarin, Japanese, German, Samoan, Maori)
Mathematics (Accounting)
Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
Social Science (History, Geography, Tourism, Economics)
Physical Education
Technology ( Computing, Design, Food, Textiles)

ESOL Students

Bi-lingual students can study ESOL and English for academic purposes.  Developing confidence and skill in English communication is a main focus so that they can achieve NCEA qualifications.

Extra-Curricular Activities

All sports
The Arts Festival
Student Council
Cultural Groups
Homework club

Student Support Services

The Hauora Centre (The Health Centre) provides an opportunity for young women to learn autonomy for their physical, emotional and mental health.  Confidentiality is key.

Services are:
Registered nurse
Guidance counsellors
Youth worker / social worker
Asthma clinic