FAQs co-educational Senior School

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Details on the co-educational Senior School

Are the classes mixed, or separate?
Mixed. Girl have taken to College life and are involved in all aspects of the school and the house system. Houses are co-educational.

Why are the numbers so small? Why not completely integrate the Senior School?
We’ve chosen to grow in a managed way so we can maintain educational standards and the focus on individual students.

How many places are offered in 2021 and beyond?
There are 60 places available in both 2021 and 2022 bringing the total number of girls to 120 in 2021 and 150 in 2022. The College will review the enrolment process at that time.


Can girls board at Scots College?
Yes, Scots College has a proud history of boarding and senior girls are also able to board. More details on boarding is available in the boarding section of our website: https://www.scotscollege.school.nz/boarding/

Pastoral Care

How are the needs of girls met when they are such a small minority?
Girls are fully integrated into every aspect of the school. As well as the designated Deputy Principal, Amanda Gibbs who has oversight of the pastoral care of the girls. The College’s pastoral care team work alongside Amanda to oversee the pastoral care of the girls.


Does the school provide support / activities for my girls to participate in?
The girls are part of all House activities and College sports. Girls have access to the same professional level sporting facilities and coaching as the boys. 

The College has world-class arts and technology resources including a recording studio, equipped technology suites and noise controlled film editing and music rooms. Cultural offerings are a key part of a Scots education and girls are able to participate fully in all options such as choir, bands, Tasi Noa Wha (PAsifika group) and drama. 

Details on co-curricular options for girls is available in a March 2019 update: www.scotscollege.school.nz/senior-school/co-educational-senior-school/coed-updates/#sports


What is the process for applying?
Applications for girls in Years 11, 12 and 13 are open. Information on the applications process is available on the College website here. Or through Maria Calcott, Headmaster’s PA at hmpa@scotscollege.school.nz

Submitting an application for enrolment is the first step in enroling your child. After an application is received, girls and their families will be contacted to arrange an interview with the Senior School Principal. Those offered a place will be asked to secure it by paying a non-refundable payment to secure the place.

International Students can apply through the Director of International Services, Guy Pascoe or on the College website through the International application form. Contact Guy Pascoe at pascoeg@scotscollege.school.nz

How do I apply? Where do I get more information?
You can find more information about the Co-education Senior School on the College website here. Should you have any further questions before applying please get in touch with the Headmaster via Maria Calcott, Headmaster’s PA hmpa@scotscollege.school.nz

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