Marlborough Girls College

New Zealand

Location: New Zealand
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Girls
Age range: 13 - 18 years

About Marlborough Girls College

Marlborough Girls College is a secondary school for girls aged 13-18. It is based in Marlborough in New Zealand. 

The school uses a house system. It also has several extra-curricular activities on offer, such as athletics, swimming and cross country.


Karen Stewart

Values and vision

Marlborough Girls College’s views its purpose as to educate and empower its students to participate confidently in the 21st century. The school has dedicated itself to striving to create a caring, safe, and supportive environment through a philosophy based on mutual respect and positive relationships. It is committed to providing what it sees as holistic education which will provide opportunities for academic, cultural, leadership and sporting success. Student initiatives are encouraged and supported at the school. Marlborough Girls College wishes for its curriculum options and pathways to provide students with the opportunity to achieve academic excellence as well as ensuring a strong foundation for success in tertiary education and the future more broadly. Specialist teaching combined with an innovative curriculum is designed to ensure that girls at the school develop skills which encourage them to become not only critical and creative thinkers, but also successful life-long learners living in and embracing diverse communities. Emphasis is also placed on the qualities inherent in self-management, a strong work ethic and personal responsibility. Participation is expected of students, student diversity respected and teamwork among students is encouraged.   

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Address: 21 McLauchlan Street, Blenheim 7201, Marlborough, New Zealand
Telephone: +64 3 520 8448