Boarding at Enwood

We provide a safe and caring environment for students, while nurturing and encouraging them to meet their full potential as young people.


Students at Enwood House are encouraged to succeed. They become increasingly wise and independent young people with core values of respect, responsibility and integrity.

All students at Enwood House are accepted for their diversity of beliefs and opinions. They are encouraged to take responsibility for the care of themselves, others, the community and the environment.

Inherent in boarding house life is the value of long-lasting friendships formed with tolerance and compassion.

Register For 2023 C
Key Dates 2023


Wed 17 May OPEN DAY at Enwood House, 2 pm – 4 pm. Click HERE for details.
Fri 26 May Applications close for boarding enrolments
Thurs 1 June Successful applicants will be contacted by telephone, then via a confirmation email
Friday 2 June Return acceptance email and deposit paid to secure offer of place
Mon 12 June – Fri 16 June Whānau and student Learning Interview with the Director of Boarding and School Principal
Thursday 3 August School Open Day, 3 pm – 6 pm
Apply Online

To apply for Enwood Boarding House, please click on the button below:

  • All Enwood boarding applicants must complete the enrolment process. Please click HERE for the enrolment page. 
  • Enwood Boarding House applications for 2024 close  Friday 26 May 2023.
Apply online HERE
Whānau Hononga Booklet / Prospectus
2023 Schedule of Fees
2023 Boarding Fees (per annum) for New Zealand Residents

Years 7 – 13

  • Full Board: $14,231.00 per annum (GST Inclusive)
  • Monday – Friday Board: $12,180.00 per annum  (GST Inclusive)

A full schedule of fees is available by emailing: [email protected]

Staying at Enwood

The boarding house caters for up to 90 Year 7 to 13 students from all over the country, as well as international students.

Located only a block from the school, Enwood House is also convenient to Splash Palace (international sized swimming pool), Stadium Southland, and the Velodrome for netball, squash, basketball, volleyball and cycling, as well as the Southland Hockey Turf.

  • Full time, or Monday to Friday boarding
  • Short term stays
  • Supervised homework supported in a positive learning environment
  • 24 hour care including night staff on duty at all times
  • Easy access to health services
  • Tasty and nutritious meals designed for active students
  • Life skills programs
Short Term Stays

Boarding is also a great option for students whose families live outside the city or whose parents travel frequently.

If you are travelling overseas without your child or if someone in the family is unwell; or during exam time to avoid long commutes short term stays are welcomed.
The grounds are safe, private, quiet, and provide a warm and comfortable stay.

Student Leadership
Head Boarder: 
Abby Smith
Deputy Head Boarder: 
Anna Templeton
Sarah Slee
Contact Details

Address: 15 Enwood Lane, Georgetown, Invercargill 9812, New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 216 9148
Mobile: 027 354 8023
Fax: +64 3 216 4952
Email: [email protected]

Contact details

Book a School 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 Nicola Macpherson on  [email protected] or telephone 03 211 6030.

Book a Tour of Enwood House

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

To book in for a tour of the boarding house, please email Jenni Dennis, [email protected] or telephone 03 211 6030.

RISKS Disclosure

This event contains risks, including possible injuries. This event is managed by school staff or other organisations who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s/organisation’s safety management plan. This includes careful consideration of all procedures while carrrying out the activites. While risks can be maintained to acceptable levels they cannot be totally eliminated. Some risk is retained for its learning and experiential value.

If you wish to come in to school to see our safety management systems or have any questions please phone 03 211 6030.


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I agree to do the following to make this happen:

  • Show courtesy and consideration to others.
  • Follow the rules and instructions of staff and other supervisors at the events.
  • Look after myself and my personal belongings.
  • Declare medical conditions that could affect participation in the events.
  • Accept the rules set by the school for the events.

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  • My actions are considered unacceptable by staff / supervisors of these events.
  • I breach the behaviour / discipline standards of the school.
  • My actions put me or others in any danger.
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