What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
St. Hilda's Collegiate School
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
Private New Zealand Anglican Girls' School
What grade levels are represented at this school?
Grade 6 to Grade 12- Year 7 to Year 13
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
Most students get dropped off by their parents. Some come by bus and others walk. All the boarders have to walk to school though unless it is snowing.
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
The faciities are alright. Not that great though. They have a library, gym, fitness room, drama hall, chapel, 2 science labs, 3 computer rooms, photography and art room fully supplied with special equipment, tennis court, big field.
What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home
country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?
There is an ESOL program for students that have english as their second language and you get a buddy on the first day of school. The teachers are very kind and caring.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
It is a very great school that is very religious and is an Anglican School. Students there are very nice and I'm sure they will look after your daughter very carefully.