New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean consisting of 2 main islands, both marked by volcanoes and glaciation. Capital Wellington, on the North Island, is home to Te Papa Tongarewa, the expansive national museum. Wellington’s dramatic Mt. Victoria, along with the South Island’s Fiordland and Southern Lakes, stood in for mythical Middle Earth in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” films.
Education in New Zealand is compulsory from the age of 6 to 16. The system includes primary and intermediate schools, followed by secondary schools (high schools) and tertiary education at the university.
The school year runs from early February to mid-December for primary schools, late January to late November or early December for secondary schools and polytechnics, and from late February til mid-November for universities.
New Zealand had an informal, but well-established education system led by the native Māori until 1815 when formal European-style schooling was introduced. New Zealand established a state education system in 1877. There are three types of schools in New Zealand: state (public) schools, state-integrated schools and private (independent) schools.
Auckland, based around 2 large harbours, is a major city in the north of New Zealand’s North Island. In the centre, the iconic Sky Tower has views of Viaduct Harbour, which is full of superyachts and lined with bars and cafes. Auckland Domain, the city’s oldest park, is based around an extinct volcano and home to the formal Wintergardens. Near Downtown, Mission Bay Beach has a seaside promenade. Below is the list of top 10 schools in Auckland
10. Carmel College
Carmel College is a Catholic secondary school for girls located in Milford on Auckland’s North Shore. It was established by the Sisters of Mercy in 1957 starting with a student roll of only fifteen girls. The school has a pass UE rate of 84.6%.
9. St. Mary’s College
St Mary’s College is a year 7 – 13 integrated Catholic girls’ high school situated at 11 New Street, Ponsonby, Auckland in New Zealand. It was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1850 and is the oldest existing school in central Auckland. Currently it has a pass rate 86.6% in UE.
8. Kings College
King’s College, often informally referred to simply as King’s, is an independent secondary boarding and day school in New Zealand. It educates over 1000 pupils, aged 13 to 18 years. The school has a UE pass rate of 89.7%.