Curriculum Overview

Wide Variety of Subjects

Southland Girls’ High School has a wide range of subjects to study at each year level. Courses are assessed for New Zealand’s National Certificate of Education Achievement, The City and Guilds International ESOL examinations. ESOL lessons are included in the tuition fee and as well our international girls join our local girls in other subject classes.

International girls at Southland Girls’ High are prepared for Tertiary entrance either in New Zealand or elsewhere in the World.

Download our Curriculum Course Books

Click here for Year 9-10 Subject Options Booklet for 2020

Click here for Year 11-13 Subject Options Booklet for 2020

Cambridge exams at SGHS

Download a PDF about Cambridge University subjects at SGHS


Sport and outdoor education

Participation in sports and outdoor education is an avenue for physical and social interaction outside the classroom. Southland Girls’ High School values all sporting codes and the diverse interests of all students. The school endeavours to give girls the opportunity to participate at the highest level possible.

CricketCross CountryCyclingTriathalon
RowingRock climbingRugbySynchronised Swimming
SwimmingWater poloCanoe poloTennis
Touch Rugby
The Arts

Our Students Excel in the Arts and Perform Successfully in National and Local Events.

Our Arts curriculum reinforces the tradition of excellence in the visual arts, music, dance and drama.

Girls have the scope to explore and develop their talents and creativity, engaging in performance and achieving to high levels.

Arts and Music
Chamber Music
Drama – School Productions
School Choirs: Femme, Sanguine, Rosso

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