New Zealand North Island, New Zealand
  • Homestay Accommodation
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  • Public

Onehunga High School

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1050
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Onehunga High School is an urban co-educational school of 1500 students, situated in central Auckland on the shores of the Manukau Harbour. It is less than 10 minutes from the Auckland International Airport and 15 minutes from the Central Business District.

Our school has accepted international students for many years and offers a full range of services to students from overseas. These include an International Student Department providing extra support for students, carefully selected homestay accommodation and an excellent English Language Department, which caters to the needs of international students. Onehunga High School is a multi-cultural school and international students feel happy and at home in this environment.

At Onehunga High School we are committed to the delivery of quality education. We are an achievement-orientated school which sets and maintains high academic standards. The usual curriculum subjects are offered and complemented with a wide range of other special-interest subjects. Our emphasis is on providing a challenging curriculum that is well taught by professional staff.
We are proud of our:

Students, most of whom continue their education at a tertiary level
International Students, most of whom continue their education at university
Teachers: dedicated, highly skilled and with a passion for and commitment to our students.

“There is a wide range of subjects and a high standard to which they are taught” – Robin (Germany)
“International Students get extra help and you get to meet people from different countries” – Jasbinder (Dubai)
“This school has a good environment and a good International Dean who helps us” – Yuki (China)
“I’m studying at a beautiful school and the teachers and Director help me so much” – Dante (Brazil)

  • 35% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Sports
Abseiling, Aerobics, Aquatics, Archery, Badminton, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Boating, Body Boarding, Boxing, Cheerleading, Cricket, Cross Country Running, Cycling, Dance, Dance - Hip Hop, Diving, Dragon Boating, Duathlon, Equestrian, Fencing, Fishing, Fitness, Golf, Gym, Hockey, Ice Hockey, Ice Skating, Indoor Soccer, Judo, Kayaking, Kilikiti, Lawn Bowls, Mountain Biking, Netball, Orienteering, Outdoor Education Sports, Personal Fitness, Rock Climbing, Rowing, Rugby, Running, Rythmic Gymnastics, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Skateboarding, Skiing, Snooker, Snorkeling, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Strength Training, Surf Lifesaving, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tee-Ball, Ten Pin Bowling, Tennis, Touch Football, Touch Rugby, Track and Field, Trampolining, Triathlon, Volleyball, Walking, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Windsurfing, Wrestling, Yachting, Yoga
Arts
Art, Film and Television, Film Television, Multimedia, Painting, Performing Arts, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Theater, Video And Digital Imaging
Music
Band, Band - Big Band, Chamber Choir, Choir, Instrument Basson, Instrument Cello, Instrument Clarinett, Instrument Ebass, Instrument Eguitar, Instrument French Horn, Instrument Guitar, Instrument Piano, Instrument Saxophone, Instrument Trumpet, Instrument Viola, Instrument Violin, Jazz Band, Vocal
Languages
Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Maori, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Bush Skills, Intramural Sports, Life Saving, Power Walking, Recreational Sports
Ages Accepted
13-19

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