New Zealand is home to extreme sports, spectacular scenery, friendly people and world class education. The College of this high school program in New Zealand is located on the northern edge of the greater Auckland city. It offers sporting and performing arts opportunities and modern facilities. The College is recognized nationally for excellent academic achievements. It will provide international students with a safe and caring environment during their Homestay and High School program in New Zealand. During the English Homestay and school immersion in Auckland, classes start in February and finish in December.
The educational system is divided in 3 levels: the Primary School (Ages 5 - 11), the Intermediate School (Ages 11 - 13) and the Secondary School (Ages 13 - 18). The College offers classes to students from Year 9 to Year 13 (secondary school). In Year 9 and 10, there will be 6 classes in the timetable (English, Maths, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education and Health) and students choose 2 more classes from a range of elective subjects. During the following years, they may choose a larger number of subjects but Maths and English remain compulsory. International students are generally eligible for the Year 13 level although they may study classes at either Year 12 or 13 level depending on their experience and English competency.
Host family, full board.
* Price in New Zealand Dollars per participant.
Not included : Application Fees (65 EUR)
School registration and tuition fees
Host family accommodation with full board (packed lunch is taken to school)
Airport pick-up and transfer on arrival and departure
Support, assistance and 24 hours emergency phone number during the whole program
Extra activities organized by the school and others
Extra language courses
Uniform (400 to 500 NZD), course materials, specific subject fee (for example Catering and Hospitality NZD 320, Dance NZD 15, Photography NZD 320, Physical Education NZD 25-NZD 250, etc.), stationary (around 100 NZD)
Personal expenses and pocket money
Liability and Emergency Repatriation Insurance
Students must be interviewed in their home country before being accepted in this English Homestay and school immersion in Auckland.
A minimum of 2 years of English study and good academic results are required in order to be able to participate to this program in New Zealand.