Otago Boys' High School



  1. A warm welcome to our Year 9 families

    Our Year 9 parents and students are invited to attend an orientation evening. Read more…
  2. Introduction

    Otago Boys’ High School is a Year 9-13 secondary school for boys. It was established in 1863. Today there are over 800 students, including ... Read more…
  3. Rector's Welcome

    I extend a warm welcome to all new students and thank you for making this your school of choice. Read more…
  4. Senior Leadership Team

    The Senior Leadership team led by the Rector, manage the day to day running of the school. Read more…
  5. Houses

    There are four Houses at OBHS, each named after a famous ‘Old Boy’. Read more…
  6. What to do if you have a concern

    Each House has an appointed Dean to oversee the pastoral care of every student. Read more…
  7. Vertical Form Classes and Whanau Class

    Every boy is a member of a vertical form class based on their house. This means you are in a house group of Year 9-13 boys. Read more…
  8. Attendance

    Coming to school and arriving on time are the first steps in succeeding. Read more…
  9. Timetable 2019

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  10. Uniforms

    All of you have a uniform which you should be proud to be wearing. At the Year 9 level the Dean takes special note of how the uniform is ... Read more…
  11. Support

    We cater for all the needs of our young men in many ways. Read more…
  12. Buses

    Transport to OBHS is provided by: Read more…
  13. General Information

    All students are required to complete homework tasks. Students will be encouraged this year to record their homework in their own device ... Read more…
  14. Important Places

    which you may use, except the ones marked "Staff", are on the ground floor of the East and South wings, and outside the library. In ... Read more…
  15. School Invoices

    The first invoice will be emailed to every family at the end of February 2019. Read more…
  16. High Performance Sport Programme

    Each course provides the opportunity for existing and future players to improve their skills in a curriculum based programme in their ... Read more…
  17. Extra Curricular Activities

    It is fun and rewarding to improve in things, whether they be sports, music or cultural experiences. Read more…
  18. Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC)

    The OBHS Lodge situated in the Matukituki Valley, Mt Aspiring National Park, is the jewel in our crown. Read more…
  19. School Song

    The school song was written by DWM Burn in 1909. ‘Follow up Otago High’ was selected after a competition to find an appropriate school ... Read more…
  20. School Haka

    This original school haka was received with ‘vigorous applause by the boys to show their approval’ (1909). It has since had several changes. Read more…
  21. OBHS Parents' Association

    The Otago Boys' High School has a very active and supportive parents' association. Read more…
  22. Second Hand Uniform Sales

    The Parents' Association sell second hand uniforms on behalf of families. Read more…
  23. In Case of Emergency ....

    · Get under your desk or bench. · Wait for instructions from your teacher. · DO NOT ring your parents or Emergency ... Read more…
  24. School Campus

    Don't get lost. Use the map to guide you around the school. If you do get stuck just ask someone for directions, or head to the school ... Read more…