Important Information

On this page you will find out all the information you need about International Student Fees. All Enrolments must comply with The New Zealand Education (Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International Learners) Code of Practice 2021 and New Zealand Immigration Regulations.

School Term Dates and Public Holidays

For School Term Dates and Public Holidays, please click on this link.

Long Term

Student Visa and Insurance Required (Please note that Halswell School does not arrange insurance)
Tuition Fee for 4 terms: $12,500 (includes GST) plus Administration Fee: $500 (non-refundable)

Please note all payments must be for full weeks and will be in accordance with the Enrolment Contract and Refund Policy.

Short Term

Maybe available in 2023 dependent on space.
4 – 10 weeks
Visitor Visa and Insurance Required
Tuition Fee: $450 per week (includes GST)
Administration Fee: $250 (non-refundable)

Please note all payments must be for full weeks and will be in accordance with the Enrolment Contract and Refund Policy.

The tuition fee includes all tuition costs in the New Zealand Primary School Curriculum, but does not include:

  • Uniforms, stationery, work books, writing materials and electronic devices
  • Specialised music tuition and associated costs
  • Curriculum on line programmes and Life Education programme
  • Costs associated with any extra-curricular activities; such as optional performances, sports, camps, trips, swimming, itinerant music tuition and after school activities
  • Consumable materials used in subjects such as Year 7 and 8 Technology subjects
  • Specialised assessment if required
  • Any specialist teaching required other than ESOL support dependant on needs
  • NZ school dental and health services
  • Entry into academic competitions
  • Halswell School is unable to arrange insurance

Home Stay Residential Care

Home Stay Residential Care is not available for 2023. Please note we are unable to arrange accommodation for parents.

Designated Care

Designated Care by special arrangement only for learners 10 – 13 years old. All compliance must be met before approval is granted by Halswell School. The $500 compliance fee per 4 terms non-refundable.