A Southland Girls’ High School girl today – A woman of the future tomorrow
He kōhine o te kura taitamawāhine o Murihiku i tēnei rā – He wahine mō āpōpō
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Senior students on the front steps of their boarding school
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Dave Beadle Teaching
Enwood House Seniors
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Welcome, Tena Koe

Every parent wants the best for their child and we absolutely share that goal.  That’s why every Southland Girls’ High School student enjoys a personal, rounded, world-class education right through Year 7 to Year 13.  SGHS provides an extensive curriculum and recognises the importance of allowing students to develop their expertise in all areas of learning.

Showquest 2022

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A Message from our Principal

Established in 1879, Southland Girls’ High School is the third oldest girls’ school in New Zealand. We are known for our 21st century curriculum and modern facilities.

Explore our School

Where excellence is expected
Read what the Education Review Office has to say about our high achieving school.
A Home Away From Home
We provide a safe and caring environment for students, enabling them to meet their full potential as young people.
Be a part of a team
SGHS has a strong and distinguished sporting tradition, catering to a diverse range of sporting interests.
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SGHS welcomes International Students

Southland Girls’ High students are successful young people who enjoy and value all the advantages that our unique environment provides. We have been welcoming International Students since 1993.






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Book a tour

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers students with a school tour that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

Student tour guides will answer questions and offer a student’s perspective, before meeting with a senior member of staff to discuss your child’s enrolment.

To book in for a tour of the school, please email Deb Hay, [email protected] or telephone 03 211 6030.

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