Welcome to St Peter’s college
St Peter’s College
Established: 1939 Headmaster
Category: State Integrated Mr James Bentley
Intake times: January, April, July, October
Students: 11- 18 years old boys (Year levels 7-13)
Location: Central Auckland, New Zealand
Number of Students: 1300
The biggest city in New Zealand. Population
1.5 million. It is rated as one of the most
liveable cities in the world. The highest
temperature in summer is around 28 degrees
Celsius, and the lowest temperature in winter
is around 4 degrees Celsius. With its centrally
located position, St Peter’s College has easy
access to excellent bus and train services to
all parts of the city.
A full curriculum is offered covering a wide range of
Sciences, Mathematics, Languages and Arts subjects
from years 7-13. The programme in the senior school
is designed to be a pre-university course or to lead
on to tertiary study in a polytechnic. Several foreign
languages are available. Two examination options are
available- NCEA (National Certificate in Educational
Achievement) and the Cambridge International Exams.
These public examinations are offered in years 11,12
Student Pastoral Care
All students are catered for in their year level and the heads of each year level take a
particular interest in international students at their level. The Director of International
Students keeps in close contact with all students.
School facilities include an excellent library with on-line services, quality laboratories,
computer rooms with audio-visual teaching aids, a modern technology block, a new gym,
a new maths and humanities teaching building and a high standard football/rugby field.
Homestays are the preferred option at St Peter’s College.There are many families from
the St Peter’s Catholic community who welcome international students. Some are
families with a boy currently attending the college.New students readily relate to them
and get support from them in many ways.
Music is a prominent feature of the college and excellent opportunities exist for students
to continue their musical studies.The college has an orchestra, a jazz band, a concert
band and a string orchestra. Beginners are welcome if they wish to learn an instrument.
Sport is an important feature of St Peter’s College and boys are strongly encouraged
to take part in some sporting activities. A very wide range of sports is available
—something to suit everyone’s interests.
St Peter’s College has a dedicated International Centre. Full time and part-time teachers
specialize in teaching international students English. Students come from a wide variety
of countries and the College welcomes students from a mix of backgrounds.St Peter’s
College has catered for international students for more than fifteen years and has had
considerable success with them.
The tuition fees are reviewed annually by the
College Board of Trustees. For specific fees
please refer to the fees list attached. Tuition
fees do not cover public examination entry
fees. Other costs for homestay, uniform, and
insurance can be obtained on application.
Most students at St Peter’s plan to study
further at university level. To achieve this it
is necessary to pass the university entrance
examinations and attain an approved level in
literacy and numeracy. International students
generally stay two years at least- often year
12 and 13- in order to qualifyfor university.
Contact us： Ph: 0064-9-5248108 Ext. 7371
Director of International Students Email：[email protected]
St Peter’s College Wechat：shengbide123
23 Mountain Road, Grafton Web： www.st-peters.school.nz
Ph: 0064-9-5248108 Ext. 7371
Email: [email protected]