Our school is a leading decile 10 full 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.

Please find helpful information here and contact us if you have any questions.


What Makes Us Special?


Welcome to Halswell

SangHyun returns to Halswell

Virtual Tour

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Further Information

To ensure high quality experiences we offer a limited number of spaces to International Students. Please contact us for more information.

Penny O’Connell
International Director

1 School Road
Christchurch 8025
New Zealand

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