Joining Boarding

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.

Key Dates 2022
Tuesday 24 May 2022 Enwood House Open Day
Tuesday 31 May 2022 Applications close for 2023 boarding
Wednesday 1 June 2022 Successful applicants will be contacted
Thursday 2 June 2022 All boarding acceptances to be confirmed
13 – 17 June 2022 Whānau/Student/Director of Boarding and School Principal Interviews held
Thursday 4 August 2022
  • School Open Day, 3 pm – 6 pm
  • Enwood House Open Day, 2 pm – 4 pm
Apply Online

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

  • All Enwood boarding applicants must complete the school enrolment process. Please click HERE for the school enrolment page. 
  • Enwood Boarding House applications for 2023 close 31 May 2022.
Apply online HERE
Whānau Hononga Booklet / Prospectus 2022
2022 Schedule of Fees
2022 Boarding Fees (per annum) for New Zealand Residents

Years 7 – 13

  • Monday – Sunday Boarder: $12,597.00 per annum (GST Inclusive)
  • Monday – Friday Boarder: $10,733.00 per annum  (GST Inclusive)
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: 
Deputy Head Boarder: 

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

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 Deb Hay, [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.

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