Welcome to International Halswell!

Come in with a smile, leave with hundreds!

We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of places to International learners for long term enrolment 2024 at the Year 7 & 8 level.

Short term enrolment of 6-12 weeks may be available depending on space after February (not Year 1 and 2).

Our school is a leading primary school with 640 delightful students who are eager to learn and love coming to school.

We are highly regarded in New Zealand for the premium quality of education we offer and the outstanding students that leave as well balanced broad thinking young people.

Halswell School has over 150 years of interesting history and tradition and is located in a beautiful area on the edge of the city that offers an exceptional highly sort after lifestyle.

The area is growing fast with many new residential options, interesting shops and cafes and a huge range of recreational choices for the whole family including a magnificent new community library.

Getting around is very easy by bus, car, walking or scootering. The airport is only 20 minutes away.

We are proud of our global reputation for the extra care and support we take of International students and the high quality New Zealand experiences that so many families have enjoyed. The life long friendships made and the contributions to the internationalisation of our whole school community are highly valued.

Watch the videos below to find out why Christchurch and Halswell are the places to be!

What Makes Us Special?

Welcome to Halswell

SangHyun Returns to Halswell

Further Information

Arrival Support

Please click on the button below for all the information you need on arrival.

We are able to offer a limited number of spaces to International Students at Years 3-4 and 7-8. Please contact us for more information about availability and enrolment.

Penny O’Connell

International Director
New Zealand Registered Teacher
ESOL Specialist

1 School Road
Christchurch 8025
New Zealand

Email: penny.oconnell@halswell.school.nz
Phone: +64 3 322 7038