Otago Boys’ High School offers many opportunities for:

  • academic success
  • sporting and cultural participation
  • improving English
  • making life-long friends
  • outdoor experiences

We provide an excellent caring and supportive environment. It is our strong belief that this is essential to the well-being of our international students. We also ensure that each student is given an individual learning plan tailored to their personal needs and goals.

Key Features

  • Approximately 800 boys enrolled across years 9-13 (13-18 years old)
  • Main intake in late January but students can start at most times of the year
  • Short-term enrolments accepted – generally one or more terms
  • Domestic and international students are integrated in most classes
  • Specialist English language classes are available for second language speakers – generally 4 classes per week
  • Boarding and homestay accommodation available
  • Outdoor education programme covers a wide range of adventure activities

Where Do You Our Graduates Go?

Our school leavers progress to universities in New Zealand and around the world. Our recent graduates found placement at the University of Otago, University of Auckland, Australian National University, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Mahidol University (Thailand).

International Staff

Richard Hall, Rector
Wayne Angus, Director of International Students
Tonya Justice, Teacher in Charge, ESOL