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Waikato Diocesan School for Girls, New Zealand  
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Overseas High School students intending to study at New Zealand High Schools would need a good level of English. Direct enrolment into New Zealand High School is possible but it is recommended that students improve their English and learn about New Zealand before attempting to study at the High Schools. By enrolling on Waikato Institute of Education’s High School Preparation programme, students can improve their English and learn about New Zealand school culture, study systems or methods, exams and further tertiary education available in New Zealand. After completing Waikato Institute of Education’s programme, students will be better prepared to study in Waikato Diocesan School for Girls

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Students who enroll in our High School Preparation programme can enter Waikato Diocesan School for Girls. We Provide free service to help student enrol Waikato Diocesan School for Girls after they finish High School Preparation Course.

Waikato Diocesan School for Girls

Waikato Diocesan School for Girls is Hamilton's only girls' school for Year 9 to Year 13 students. The school opened in 1928. Its rich traditions and sense of history are balanced by innovative classroom programmes. Our girls have the opportunity to achieve to their full potential academically as well as in sporting and cultural endeavours.

Waikato Diocesan School for Girls Offer:
  • A top Waikato school in national assessments
  • Academic excellence valued and encouraged
  • Challenging courses of study
  • Extra ESOL classes for students and small groups
  • Extra subject support
  • Students gain valuable life skills
  • Personal tuition and pastoral care
  • Foundation of Anglican spirituality and faith
  • Up-to-date arts, sports and recreational facilities
  • Safe, comfortable and nurturing boarding environment
  • Regular reports to parents
  • Beautiful, established grounds

General areas of study: Dio follows the NZ State Curriculum leading to NCEA qualifications, University Entrance and Scholarship. Over the next two years, Mathematics and English for the International Cambridge exam for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education will be implemented.
Year 9 and Year 10: All students take core subjects and option subjects.
Year 11: Students work towards credits in the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 1. Courses in English, Mathematics, Science, Health, Physical Education and Religious Studies are compulsory. Students also select several options.
Year 12: All students work towards NCEA Level 2 in English or ESOL and a range of other subjects.
Year 13: Students may undertake a full course for University Entrance and Level 3 and 4 of NCEA.

Fee examples:
Tuition - NZ$13,500 per annum
Boarding - NZ$8,960 per annum

Care support for international students: Dio is a signatory to the Ministry of Education Code of Practice for the pastoral care of international students. Highly trained boarding and day school staff take a personal interest in the welfare of each international student.

Accommodation options: Boarding is available at the school for Year 9 to Year 13 students. While we prefer our international students to board at school, homestays can also be arranged. These are selected and monitored by the Dean of International Students.
Web address: www.waikatodiocesan.school.nz



Waikato Institute of Education

Address: 103 London Street,
PO Box 773, Hamilton, New Zealand
Phone: 64 - 7 - 8382450   Fax: 64 - 7 - 838 2453