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Former Student
Oct 9, 2022

Don’t bother

Unless your kid is 10/10 at everything (sports, academics etc) don’t bother sending them here. The culture is shitty, if you are not seen as rich enough the students won’t like you. School doesn’t deal with issues well at all. Cult like feel. The favouritism from staff is pretty gross honestly. Waste of time and money, plenty of better schools in timaru that don’t cost a fortune.
Former Student
Feb 13, 2021

Highschool

Waste of time and money

Generally a load of bullshit, you pay so much for nothing better than a public school
Student
Oct 5, 2020

Please don’t send your girls here.

The school reminds me of a cult. It is very focused on the grades of excellence students and brings down those who have lowkey grades by “shipping them off” to Ara. There are many issues but due to the image of the school they are all swept under the carpet and anyone who dares make the school even look slightly bad are punished wayyyy too much. It’s also gery external based for those in the senior years and frowns on internal based subjects. Very restrictive and controlling of your learning. The ethos of the school is very negative. Ok that note there are a few very good teachers who I absolutely love.
Student
Sep 15, 2020

Alright

Teachers are very good but students are spoilt brats and judge everything
Wrights Avenue, 7910, Timaru
Belinda Graham
03 688 6074

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