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Looking for boys boarding schools in New Zealand? Medbury Independent School for Boys in Christchurch is recognised by parents and educators as one of Australasia’s leading private primary schools for the education of boys from Years 1 to 8. This preparatory school is both a day and boarding school.

Medbury has a proud history of educational excellence and dedication to the development of the 'Medbury Boy' - a well rounded, well educated, confident boy with a strong sense of traditional Christian values.

A very experienced and dedicated staff supported by a strong parent community, an active Old Boys’ Association and the Medbury Foundation all work closely to ensure that Medbury remains true to its founding values. These groups are focused on evolving Medbury private school and continuing to provide a modern environment to meet the educational and social needs of the boys.

Our vision is to ‘Unlock Every Boy’s Potential', which is achieved by having personalised learning programmes and a world class delivery of the curriculum, underpinned with a strong set of traditional Christian values. 

Number of students

  Girls Boys Total
Boarding School: 0 43 43
Day School: 0 297 297

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About the school

  • Long description:

    International Boarding at Medbury provides an entry into an exciting and welcoming extended family.  New Zealand’s education system is based on the prestigious British system and Medbury has a long and proud history.

    At Medbury School we provide a safe and caring learning environment for 340 boys aged 5 to 13, where both dayboys and boarders thrive, guided by strong boundaries, clearly defined requirements and exceptional peer support. The Boarding House provides a welcoming 'home away from home' for up to 43 boys, with freshly cooked meals, relaxing times in the social room and organised social activities.

    International students at Medbury School are able to improve their English language skills in a safe and caring learning environment, learn about other diverse cultures, gain new perspectives and meet new friends whilst getting a first rate education.   Our teachers and pastoral care team understand the needs of our international students and recognise that they often require help adjusting to life in a new country. They are always willing to offer friendly guidance on academic and personal issues.  All our international students immerse themselves into our inclusiveness community and attain high academic results, enabling them to progress on their chosen pathway for their secondary school education and beyond.

    There are many reasons and benefits for attending school outside a student's home country and at Medbury we provide a programme of study appropriate for each student. 
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Medbury Independent School for Boys: Christchurch, New Zealand | Best Boarding Schools
Medbury Independent School for Boys: Christchurch, New Zealand | Best Boarding Schools
Medbury Independent School for Boys: Christchurch, New Zealand | Best Boarding Schools


Location Description

Medbury School is located in the suburb of Fendalton in Christchurch.  Central Christchurch is ten minutes away by car as to is the international airport.


109 Clyde Road, Fendalton Christchurch 8041 , Christchurch, New Zealand, Postcode - 8041
Email - info@best-boarding-schools.net

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