Pathway for International Students to
St Peter School
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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
Service for Enrol
Students who enroll in our High School Preparation
programme can enter
School. We Provide free service to help student enrol
after they finish High School Preparation Course.
School, Cambridge is an independent co-educational
secondary and preparatory school for Years 7-13 (aged
11-18 years). The school has both day and boarding
students and is affiliated to the Anglican Church.
Founded in 1936, the school's educational philosophy is
to develop "body, mind and spirit"
.The school was founded in 1936.We base our educational
philosophy on development of "body, mind and spirit".The
school aims to develop the whole person through academic
programmes, chapel services, sports, pastoral care,
outdoor education, music and leadership opportunities.
St Peter's is located on 40 hectares of park like
grounds 5 minutes from the town of Cambridge and 20
minutes from Hamilton. The facilities are modern, with 6
faculty based teaching centres, attached computer
suites, auditorium, students' centre, sports fields,
astroturf, equestrian and golf facilites.
St Peter’s is organised as a Year 7-13 school, and in
the junior classes, in particular, there is emphasis in
the sound teaching of the basics. We believe in
streaming, homework and the value of external
examinations. The school’s academic record is
St Peter's offers the International Baccalaureate
Diploma as a pathway for Y12 and 13 students. This
highly regarded international qualification will be
attractive to many students. NCEA Level 1-3, as well as
Cambridge mathematics are also available in the school.
As part of the special character of the school, an
importance is placed on divinity, music and the
performing arts. The school has some of the best
facilities, a multi-purpose auditorium, purpose-built
academic blocks, and integrated technology.
There is a wide range of extra-curricular activities,
including rugby, cricket, netball, rowing, snow sports,
touch, athletics, badminton, squash, soccer, swimming
and hockey. As well there is a golf academy, tennis
academy, sports academy and a purpose built Equestrian
centre. Music and cultural activities are an integral
part of school life, with inter-house music
competitions, a performing arts week and a
widely-acclaimed annual school production. A wide range
of individual music tuition is offered and students can
become involved in the orchestra, band, choirs, dance,
theatresports, Stage challenge, speech and drama.
St Peter's was one of the first colleges to join the
Enviroschools programme in 2003 and has been awarded
both the bronze and silver awards. A whole school
programme of recycling and waste management practices is
fully operational and lead by the students. The school
has participated in 'conservation camps' in the Urewera
National Park since 1977.
Each year there are parent meetings in the areas that
serve St Peter’s, where feedback from parents is
welcome. We encourage prospective parents to talk to our
current families about what St Peter’s School has to
Address: St Peter's School, Private Bag 884
Cambridge, New Zealand
High School Preparation