Palmerston North Girls’ High School
Palmerston North Girls’ High
Semper Sursum – Ever upward
Palmerston North Girls’ High School provides an outstanding education for young women from Palmerston North, the wider Manawatu region and a range of overseas countries. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment that enables students to become independent, curious learners and future problem solvers. We maintain high standards of achievement and have high expectations of behaviour. Our results at all levels are outstanding and are consistently higher than national averages.
Respect – Whakaute
Resilience – Whakamana
Social Responsiblity – Whakatangata
Our school provides a wide curriculum that includes a full range of subjects at all levels with an expectation that students will also be involved in extracurricular sporting, artistic and/or cultural activities. In addition, our school provides opportunities for students to be involved in extension opportunities to further their knowledge and skills.
Girls at all levels are encouraged to take up leadership roles. These opportunities help them develop greater self-confidence and become healthy risk takers within our supportive environment. Many of our students also gain significant scholarships to support further study at tertiary institutions.
The Sports Department continually strives for excellence and improvement in all areas of sport including extra-curricular sports, sports events, sports exchanges and house events. The vision for sport at Palmerston North Girls
With over 100 years of admirable tradition, Palmerston North Girls’ High School has an outstanding reputation for nurturing personal academic and co-curricular excellence since 1902. The school performs amongst the top girls’ schools in New Zealand and consistently outperforms the national average. With high achievement in the internationally recognized NCEA qualifications, many of our graduates go on to top New Zealand universities, Ivy League and other well-known international universities with full or partial scholarships.