International Students


General Information:

Colwill School is multi-cultural school which welcomes International Students, providing a warm, caring environment.

Colwill offers short-term Cultural Exchange Programmes (January and July – see seperate Short Term Visitors page) as well as long-term programmes (duration of 3 months or more).

Long Term Programmes

Kiwi buddies support International students when integrating with mainstream classes.

English Support Class ; Students with English as a second language are assessed and then receive small group instruction (3-6 students) from a specialist teacher at least twice a week.

Colwill aims for International Students to attain a high standard of academic achievement. Students are encouraged to participate in national and international testing such as the New South Wales Mathematics, English Writing, Computer and Spelling.


Junior & Middle curriculum
focuses on numeracy, literacy and oracy.
Senior curriculum
includes numeracy, literacy, oracy and special education.


Scuba Diving Certificated course (for enrolments of 6 months plus)

Indoor Golf

Rock Climbing

Kayaking skill

Optional Curriculum choices:

Education Outside the Classroom: (trips involve international students and kiwi buddies)

School Ski Trip (August/September)

Private music lessons (on site)

School Camp (Year 5-8)

Sports club

Pastrol Care:

Homestay monitoring – Deputy Principal visits homes with School Interpreter

Weekly meeting between Korean Liaison  Officer and students

Term meetings between agents, host family and school Korean Liaison Officer – available to organise: enrolments, answer questions and arrange interviews with teachers.

For further information contact the school: or our Korean Liaision Officer: Soo Anderson: e-mail: Communication can be made in Korean

School Hours

  • Gates open 8:15
    Office open8:30
    Bell – lessons start First Block 8:50
    Bell – Home time 3:00
    Office closed 3:30
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Colwill School Massey,Kintara Drive,
Massey East,Auckland,
New Zealand.

Ph:09 833 6081
Mobile:021 236 0408
Fax:09 832 0840

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