A leading secondary school with a proud history of supporting young women since 1917. Achievement has always been important in the school in academic, sporting and cultural activities and we are proud of our results in all these areas on a local, national and international level. We invite you to explore more about our school’s excellent achievements and wide range of learning opportunities.
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Students value and enjoy the immense opportunities that EGGS provides including, competitive sporting environment, expert coaching, and leadership programmes for personal development.
Students fully participate in our co-curricular programme such as, arts and cultural activities. Our school orchestra is award-winning and we have a wide range of musical groups and choirs.
A dedicated team of 6 people care for our international students: A director, an academic dean, two accommodation coordinators and two international administrators.
Epsom Girls Grammar school has first-rate facilities including:
A modern Sports Centre, heated outdoor and indoor pool, professional theater - 258 seats, sports field, dance studio, tennis courts, fitness centre, science laboratories, soccer fields, cricket pitch, weight room, netball courts, two gymnasiums, library with over 13,000 resources, art and photography suites, media suites
English, Maths, Physical Education and Health, Science, Social Studies.
Half year courses: Art, Drama, Music.
Half year Courses: Interior Design, Product design, Robotic Design.
Optional full year courses:
Business studies, Environmental Studies, Drama, Food Technology, Languages, Art, Graphics, Textile and Design.
English, Foundation English, Writing for Publications
Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Human Biology, Environmental Science.Investigations.
Health and PE
Arts: Drama, Music, Visual Art, Photography.
Social Sciences: Geography, History, Accounting, Economics
Technology: Design Technology, Graphics, Food Technology, Textiles and Design, Digital Technologies.
Health & PE
Drama, Performance Music, Music studies, Design, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Photography, Art History
Media Studies, History, Classics, Geography
Chinese, French, Japanese, Latin, Spanish, Te Reo Maori
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental
Child Development, Legal studies, Travel and Tourism
Food, Textiles, Hospitality
Canto Vivo -Junior Choir-
Chamber Groups, Chamber Orchestra, Concert Band, Epsom Singers, Paradisum Choir, Rock Bands, Stage Band, String Ensemble, Symphonia
Annual production with Auckland Grammar School (brother school)
Debating, Drama, Writing group, Sheilah Winn Shakespeare, Stage Challenge, Student Run Production, Theatresports, Visual Arts, Photography
Kilikiti, Lacrosse, Life Saving, Pilates, Rowing, Ultimate Frisbee, Waka Ama, Yachting.
School Type: Day School
Year Levels: 9-13
Total Enrolment: 2200
Total international students year 9 - 13: 130
Program Established: 1917
International students accepted for: 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Foreign Languages: French, Spanish, Latin, Chinese, Japanese, Maori, ESOL, other
Info: With most of our language teachers being first language speakers, students have the opportunity to explore the deeper cultural nuances offered by each language.
Entrance Dates: Term 1/January, Term 2/April, Term 3/July
Length of stay: 2 Terms, 3 Terms, 4 Terms, until graduation
November 20th - May 20th
Application Process: Enrolment Form, School Reports, Teacher's Reference, Student Letter of Introduction, Interview, Entrance Examination, Offer of Place, Payment Receipt
Location: North Island , City
Info: Epsom Girls Grammar School is located 10 minutes from downtown Auckland in the residential suburb of Epsom, close to Newmarket, and a short 15 minute train ride to the Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf Marine Park which encompasses an incredible 1.2 million hectares of coast, sea and islands.
Epsom has many tourist and travel activities with something to suit all ages. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out.
Specialized Programs: Leadership, Trips
Info: Duke of Edinburgh
Info: The International Department is a dedicated team of professional staff who are focused on maximizing student learning outcomes and your overall Auckland experience.as well as coordinating and managing the placement of students with New Zealand host families.
Most of our students stay happily in carefully chosen homestay families, where students can enjoy the real New Zealand way of life in welcoming families.
Student Services & Orientation & Counseling:
Prior to leaving your home country you will be assigned a student buddy who will make contact with you and share valuable inside information about the school and the opportunities you will have, as well as answer any question you have. Your Buddy will meet you on your first day of orientation and be a constant point of contact throughout your stay.
You will attend a three day orientation during which you will be able to make new friends, get to know the school better, and take an exploratory trip around Auckland.
There is a lot support available for you, as well as the International department team, there are in addition support staff available for all our students including student counselors, a school nurse and a careers adviser.
Term Dates 2019:
Term 1: 25.01.2019 - 12.04.2019
Term 2: 29.04.2019 - 05.07.2019
Term 3: 22.07.2019 - 27.09.2019
Term 4: 14.10.2019 - 10.12.2019
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
|1 Term (Term 1 or 2 or 3)||NZD 9,463||EUR 5814,08|
|2 Terms (Term 1 & 2 or 2 & 3 or 3 & 4)||NZD 17,021||EUR 10457,73|
|3 Terms (Term 1, 2, 3)||NZD 24,594||EUR 15110,59|
|4 Terms (Term 1, 2, 3, 4)||NZD 32,168||EUR 19764,07|
|4 Terms (Term 3, 4, 1, 2)||NZD 32,168||EUR 19764,07|
Tuition Fees cover: Tuition
Homestay placement fee
|Homestay Fees per week||NZD 295||EUR 181,25|
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: Stationery
Sport team fees
Subject trips fees - e.g. Geography, Business, Art
Retainer fee - if the student returns to their home country during the summer holidays and wishes to return to same host family.
Fees information available online: www.eggs.school.nz/international-students/applications/fees/
Comment Fees: Medical and Travel Insurance with maximum policy is compulsory, however, you may use any company which meets Code of Practice requirements
$633 - 1 Year, $474 - 9 months, $316 - 6 months, $173 - 3 months
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: optional
Please note that the school and program description is very much reduced. All information, in particular on the fee-structure, is based on the information provided by the individual New Zealand school and is subject to change / as at: 08/2019