Homestay and School Immersion in New Zealand

Homestay and School Immersion in New Zealand

Homestay and School Immersion in New Zealand
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What is the education system like in New Zealand? Grow as a person and discover it with our 10 or 12 week school exchange. benefit fantastic sports, outdoor sports, music and performance activities!

Being an exchange student in Christchurch for a few weeks, you will live with a host family from New Zealand and make new friends at the school. Discover New Zealand's lifestyle, history and culture.

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  • study abroad Christchurch area New Zealand
  • age from 13 to 18 years old
  • Language English
  • dates February to December
  • length 10/12 weeks
  • price from 12090 NZD
Homestay and School Immersion in New Zealand : Description

New Zealand is home to extreme sports, spectacular scenery, friendly people and world class education. The College, located in Christchurch, the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, welcomes 2300 local students and around 75 international students. The school is well known throughout New Zealand for academic excellence and its arts and music programs. It also particularly emphasizes on outdoor education. Rock bands, orchestra, jazz, dance groups, local and national sporting competitions are part of the school tradition and culture.
During the English homestay and school immersion in Christchurch, 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. 

Homestay and School Immersion in New Zealand : Video
Homestay and School Immersion in New Zealand : Accommodation

Host family, with full board. The host families live at walking distance to the school. 

Homestay and School Immersion in New Zealand : Prices

Homestay immersion and school integration in New Zealand

* Price in New Zealand Dollars per participant. 

Not included : Application Fees (65 EUR)

Price includes

  • Administration fees
  • School registration and tuition fees (Government Levy), text books loaned
  • Host family accommodation with full board (packed lunch is taken to school) and pastoral care
  • Airport pick-up and transfer on arrival and departure
  • Support, assistance and 24/7 Hotline during the whole program
  • Medical Insurance provided by the school

Price does not include

  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance (luggage lost, flight delay etc.)
  • Visa, passport and medical exam fees
  • Extra activities organized by the school and others
  • Field trips, subject field studies, subject material fees, examination entry fees, sports activities, course materials, stationery and note keeping files
  • Extra language courses
  • Uniform (around 500 NZD)
  • Personal expenses and pocket money
  • Liability and Emergency Repatriation insurance
Homestay and School Immersion in New Zealand : Deadline
Apply at least 4 months before departure.
Homestay and School Immersion in New Zealand : Eligibility

Students must be interviewed in their home country before being accepted in this English homestay and school immersion in Christchurch.
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.

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