Ashburton College

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Beschreibung

Schools Welcome:

Ashburton College is situated in the bustling hub of Mid – Canterbury, the heart of New Zealand’s beautiful South Island. The College has the advantages of being the “right size”, and in the “right place”. We have higher than the national average academic results, exceptional sporting successes and have outstanding performances in art, drama and music. Every year a number of our students achieve national and international selection and success. Our students are warm and friendly and love to meet people from other countries.
We offer a high-quality pastoral care and homestay programme.
We look forward to welcoming you to Ashburton College.

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Get in touch with us:

Your School contact

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Location:

South Island , Small town

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School Authority:

State

Flughafen

Nearest Airport:

Christchurch Airport 80 Km away

 

Welcome to Ashburton College

3 reasons to choose our International Student Program

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We have a large variety of subjects to choose from and an exciting out door education programme that will enhance your Kiwi experience - including, kayaking, fishing, hunting and so much more!

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Come and be part of our highly successful, rowing, rifle or swimming team. Or buy a ski pass for only $165 and ski/snowboard as many times as you like on Mount Hutt Ski Field.

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You will be warmly welcomed and supported to make the most of your Ashburton College experience. Your homestay family will be very carefully selected, so you are truly part of the family.

Offerings & Activities

School Facilities

Our College has free Wifi. Technology rooms (including fabric, food and hospitality education, wood and metal workshops), horticulture site. A specialist music suite. Two gymnasiums.
The College is set on beautiful grounds with tennis/netball, rugby and soccer fields. Direct access to an international standard hockey turf and superb tennis courts, just across the road from the College.

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Subject Options

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Year 10

Agriculture
German
Visual Art
ART
Japanese
Dance Studies
Maori
Design and Visual Communication (Graphics)
Money Management
Digital Information Technology
Materials Technology Fabrics
Drama
Hard Materials Metal
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages
Hard Materials Wood
Exercise Performance
Music
Food and Nutrition

 

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Year 11

Accounting
English Language Studies
Hard Materials Metal
Dance Studies
AgHort Academy
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
Hard Materials Wood
Agriculture Science
Food and Nutrition
Materials Applied
Art
ART
General Studies
Music
Art Practical
Geography
Music Performance
Digital Information Technology
German
Online Learning
Digital Information Technology

 

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Year 12

Outdoor Education
Accounting
English Language Studies
Hard Materials Metal
AgHort Academy
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
Hard Materials Wood
Agriculture Science
Food and Nutrition
Materials Applied
Art
ART
General Studies
Music
Art Practical
Geography
Music Performance
Digital Information Technology
German
Online Learning

 

Music / Performing Arts

There are many exciting opportunities for students to grow their skills in dance, drama and music performance.
We have highly qualified music and drama teachers who will help students to reach their full potential.
Students can join the school orchestra or jazz band. Or sing in the junior and senior choirs. There are also private lessons available.
Every year there are a number of opportunities for students to be involved on the stage in our annual production - there are also two theatre opportunities available outside of College that students can also be part of.
Ashburton College are the champions for our region in the 2017 Stage Challenge. Stage Challenge is a student-led production that aims to motivate and inspire students.

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Sports

Ashburton College is very successful in many sports at a National level. We currently have two shooting teams a .22prone team and an air pistol team. This year has been another very successful year shooting for Ashburton College. We won the Secondary School Team Championships for the third year in a row! Three of our shooters where also selected for the New Zealand Team – we are very proud of them. www.bsrc.org.nz/index.php/ssc/56-new-zealand-secondary-schools-shooting-championship-sss-champs
Rowing is another sport that College has achieved great results with students winning a number

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Sports (depending on season)

Leichtathletik

Athletics

Badminton

Badminton

Basketball

Basketball

Biathlon

Biathlon

Bowls

Bowls

Cricket

Cricket

Croquet

Croquet

Crosslauf

Cross Country

Radfahren

Cycling

Reiten

Equestrian

Futsal

Futsal

Golf

Golf

Turnen

Gymnastics

Feldhockey

Hockey

Karate

Karate

Kayaking

Kayaking

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Netball

Netball

Klettern

Rock Climbing

Rudern

Rowing

Rugby

Rugby

Segeln

Sailing

Ski/Snowboard

Skiing/Snowboarding

Fußball

Soccer

Softball

Softball

Squash

Squash

Schwimmen

Swimming

Tischtennis

Table Tennis

Tennis

Tennis

Trampolin

Trampolining

Triathlon

Triathlon

Volleyball

Volleyball

 

Details & Facts

School Type: Day School

Gender: Co-ed

Qualifications: NCEA

Year Levels: 9-13

Religion: Non-Denominational

Total Enrolment: 1150

Total international students year 9 - 13: 16

Program Established: 1965

International students accepted for: 9,  10,  11,  12,  13

Foreign Languages: Japanese,  Maori,  ESOL,  other

Info: Ashburton College is very passionate about languages. We offer German, Japanese & Te Reo Maori languages. We are a Pascal school. Limited spaces are also available in online courses, so please ask.

Entrance Dates: Term 1/January,  Term 2/April,  Term 3/July,  Term 4/October

Length of stay: 1 Term,  2 Terms,  3 Terms,  4 Terms,  until graduation,  Short term study (1 to 8 weeks)

Application Deadlines: Rolling

Application Process: Enrolment Form,  School Reports,  Offer of Place,  Payment Receipt

Info: We encourage students to send us photographs and write a letter to their homestay family. This is really important and helpful to match students with the right homestay family.

Website: www.ashburtoncollege.school.nz

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ashcollinternational

 
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Location: South Island , Small town

Info: Ashburton College is situated in the bustling hub of Mid – Canterbury, the heart of New Zealand’s beautiful South Island.
Ashburton offers top class sporting facilities catering for a wide range of sport, including an international standard hockey pitch, superb tennis courts, high quality indoor pool and challenging golf courses. Also a short drive away is NZ's Best Ski Resort Mt Hutt ski area boasts wide open terrain for all ski and snowboard and laid back kiwi hospitality will leave you dreaming for more.

Lake Hood, on the outskirts of Ashburton, is a paradise for water enthusiasts. And Ashburton College is well known for our rowing success.

Step it up a gear with a high octane skydiving experience.

So much to do and all on your door step!

Specialized Programs: Leadership,  Outdoor Education,  Trips

Info: We are excited about our new outdoor education programme that starts in 2018. The programme is made up of a number of Modules including:
• trout and salmon fishing including the world-renowned Ohau canals.
• the Hunts programme. This includes firearm safety and hunting trips.
• yachting programme on Lake Hood (in town).
• mountain biking and a cross country exhibition.

There are several trips on offer throughout the year. During exam times there are activities for students to participate in. During exams in November students can attend a tour and travel with students from other schools, to the top of the South Island, and kayak, swim and raft!

Accommodation: Homestay

Info: The homestay placement is very important to us. In our College'’s application form we ask a lot of questions,- we want to match you with the best possible family. We have a homestay coordinator who visits families and works very hard to make sure students are well matched. Our homestay coordinator is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – just in case there is a problem.
We have a lot of great families that are very sporty and active and love doing outside activities. Once a student is matched with a family we will send photos and information and encourage students to make contact before arrival.

Student Services & Orientation & Counseling:

To help students settle into the College they are buddied with an Ashburton College student who will make sure new students feels welcomed and find their way around. We also run an orientation program and this will give students information about living in New Zealand and Ashburton College school life. The International Director and Homestay co-ordinator are also available to support and help new students adjust and settle in to College life. We want to make sure that all students very welcomed and supported so they can make the most of their NZ experience.
The College also has male and female counsellors available to support students. We also have an experienced careers and academic advisor - who can assist students wishing to future their study at tertiary level.

Term Dates 2019:

Term 1: 04.02.2019 - 12.04.2019

Term 2: 29.04.2019 - 05.07.2019

Term 3: 22.07.2019 - 27.09.2019

Term 4: 14.10.2019 - 13.12.2019

Term Dates 2020:

Term 1: 03.02.2020 - 09.04.2020

Term 2: 28.04.2020 - 03.07.2020

Term 3: 20.07.2020 - 25.09.2020

Term 4: 12.10.2020 - 16.12.2020

 

Our Fee Structure

1 Term (Term 1 or 2 or 3) NZD 3950 EUR 2426,89
2 Terms (Term 1 & 2 or 2 & 3 or 3 & 4) NZD 7350 EUR 4515,85
3 Terms (Term 1, 2, 3) NZD 10750 EUR 6604,82
4 Terms (Term 1, 2, 3, 4) NZD 14250 EUR 8755,22
4 Terms (Term 3, 4, 1, 2) NZD 14250 EUR 8755,22

Tuition Fees cover: All administration fees
Tuition
Use of Textbooks
ESOL Tuition
Pick-up and drop of at Christchurch Airport
Assistance throughout your stay from the College’s on-site Homestay Co-ordinator
Compulsory Field Trip expenses; Geography, Biology & History Field Trips.
School counsellors & career advisor.

Homestay Fees per week NZD 245 EUR 150,53

Please note that 1 term consists of approx. 10 weeks in school and host family. Moreover please take into account homestay fees during school breaks/holidays.

Additional Fees: Students will also need to pay for the following
Stationery
College Uniform
Accommodation
Insurance
English Language Tests such as IELTS and TOEFL
Skiing Programme (1 and 3 day)
Sports Team Trips
Private Music and singing lessons
NCEA Entry ($383.30 per year)

Fees information available online: www.ashburtoncollege.school.nz/international/application-procedure

Comment Fees: Students staying in a homestay family will pay $250 NZ placement fee and $235 per week. The homestay fees cover three meals per day, laundry, power and internet. Students will have their own room. The College's homestay co-ordinator will ensure that the student is well supported to adjust to living in a kiwi home.

Please calculate additional costs for
Airfare approx. Euro 1200 to Euro 1600
Visa approx. Euro 160
Pocket money approx. Euro 200 to 250/month
If applicable additional health/accident/third part liability insurance

Health Insurance: mandatory

All students at Ashburton College are required to have insurance. We are happy to organise this for you.


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