Principal’s Welcome
Yvonne Browning

Sending your child to Southland Girls’ High School is an investment in their future.

The students are at the centre of all we do.

They are taught by highly qualified teachers who are experts in teaching young people. High levels of pastoral care and support complement teaching and learning.

Established in 1879, we are known as a high performing school. Our innovative curriculum is nationally recognised and reflects quality 21st Century learning.

Southland Girls’ High School students become independent, resilient young people. They are future-focused and well prepared for employment pathways and universities across the world.

Yvonne Browning

A quality learning community where relationships count,
and excellence is expected.

Na te kitea te painga o te whanaungatanga
Ka kitea te pakari i roto nga i mahi o te mohiotanga
Ka tupu te mohiotanga ka eke ki te taumata matauranga

– Southland Girls’ High School Mission Statement

Contact details

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, 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.


I understand that playing sport is an opportunity for me to learn, practice skills, and gain attitudes and values in an environment outside of the school.  I realise that this requires me to take on genuine responsibility for my own enjoyment and safety and that of others.

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.

I understand that my parents / caregivers will be contacted and I may be sent home at their expense if:

  • 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.

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 or telephone 03 211 6030.

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