Wanganui Girls College: Wanganui, New Zealand

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Founded in 1891, Wanganui Girls’ College has been dedicated to the
education of young women for over one hundred years. In that time it has
earned an enviable record as a quality and caring school.

Wanganui Girls College has excellent schooling facilities and spacious
grounds. Recently refurbished facilities include two gymnasiums,
swimming pool and a technology facility with state of the art equipment.
We provide a wide range of learning opportunities to extend the
horizons of students to a broad range of subjects before senior level

Ad Astra Hostel provides a home-away-from-home environment, assisting in
the education and social development of all boarders. We provide safe
and secure boarding with clear aims, firm guidelines and a warm, caring
atmosphere. Hostel supervisors live on the premises and maintain close
links with parents.

Wanganui Girls’ College is an all girls school. We have classes from
Year 9 to Year 13, and also welcome adult students to day classes.

Wanganui Girls’ College welcomes International students from all over the world. 

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Sport and culture

Over 20 sporting activities are available to students at the college. With New Zealand’s top woman rowers training on the Wanganui River right beside the school, it is no wonder that this is a high-profile sport. High class sporting venues around Wanganui are a large advantage for the students to be able to participate with confidence and get the correct training that is needed.

Location Description

Wanganui Girls’ College, Private Bag 3004, Jones Street, Wanganui 3004

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