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Marlborough Girls' College

  • Provides the opportunities for young women to be nurtured as leaders... in a girls’ school young women fill all the leadership roles.
  • Tailors learning to young women - they learn differently from young men.
  • Provides the opportunity to study a wide range of subjects – academic and experiential Provides the opportunity for young women to work in collaborative teams.
  • Celebrates the achievements of all our young women.

In an Australian study of 270,000 students, Dr Ken Rowe (Principal Research Fellow, Australian Council for Educational Research), found that both young women and young men performed between 15 and 22 percentile points higher on standardised tests when they went to single sex schools.

Education Review Office Report

The Education Review Office (ERO) is the New Zealand Government Department that  reviews schools and publishes national reports on current education practice.

Marlborough Girls’ College is providing its international students with many high quality systems for ensuring their safety and welfare. Comprehensive structures, policies and procedures ensure that supportive pastoral care, good communication, and school-wide monitoring systems effectively assist international students to feel part of college life. Students report feeling comfortable, welcomed and safe within the college and at their homestay accommodation. The board receives in-depth analysis of student progress based on achievement data.

The provision of English language tuition is effectively tailored to meet differing needs and abilities. Students receive appropriate initial assessments in English and are provided with courses and language support according to results.

Compliance with the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students and the Provision of English Language Support

Marlborough Girls’ College is a signatory to the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students (the Code) established under section 238F of the Education Act 1989.

ERO confirms that the school’s self-review process for international students is robust and the school complies with all sections of the Code.

Marlborough Girls' College is one of just two high schools in the top of the south with a 4-5 year ERO review timeframe.

Read the full Education Review Office Report