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Fees and Enrolment

Avonside Girls —

The 2024 Fees are outlined below.

Fees 2024

Tuition $NZD

  • Full Year $16,500.00
  • Term One $ 4,125.00
  • Term Two $ 4,125.00
  • Term Three $ 4,125.00
  • Term Four $ 4,125.00
  • Administration Fee $ 500.00

These fees cover:

  • All class tuition
  • E.S.O.L courses (English for Speakers of other Languages)
  • Text books and school magazine
  • Class trips required for the curriculum
  • Government levies and taxes at 15%

Please note: Our Refund Policy is clearly outlined on the Application Form which is available on our website.


  • Cost per week (including $10 per week administration): Includes all meals, laundry, and monitoring of homestays $350.00
  • Homestay Placement Fee (one-off payment) $300.00

Additional fees


These will vary according to the individual programme chosen by the student and are not covered by the standard tuition fee. They are subject to change. They may include materials and equipment for Art, Technology classes – Food, Fabrics, Hard Material, Graphics, and Outdoor Education etc. The fee does not include stationery, photographs, fees for social activities, private music tuition, private language qualification TOFEL, IELTS or NZQA fees

FULL YEAR INSURANCE approx  $585.00

NZQA EXAMINATION FEES - (Years 11-13) – if applicable $383.30

All Scholarship subjects (additional to NQF fees) per subject $102.20 further information can be found on https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/new-zealand-scholarship


Students enrolling for a year or more must purchase their own uniforms. Approx. $600.00

Hire will be available for students enrolling for 2 terms or less. $200.00                 


These will vary depending on the sport. Uniform fee may also be required - from $50.00


Students must provide their own laptop device for classroom use. A Chromebook is not suitable. Our school platforms run on Windows Microsoft Suite, so Apple computers and iPads are manageable for one term students but not suitable for long term enrolments.

Students must have a New Zealand sim card and phone plan for their phone. This can be organised on arrival in NZ. We will also arrange a Metro Bus card which can be topped up by the student for school and local buses.

Code of Practice


These costs are a guideline only and subject to change without notice. Tuition and Homestay fees are subject to changes in Government Legislation relating to finance or GST.

International Contact Details:

Louise Silvester - International Director 

Email: lsilvester@avonside.school.nz 

Lisa Garrett - International Manager

 Email: lgarrett@avonside.school.nz