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Catholic School for boys that educates young men in a Christian environment.
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 Liston College is a welcoming school with a safe and caring environment, with a flexible and comprehensive curriculum, and a proven record of academic success.

The School provides excellent opportunities and facilities for International Students. A comprehensive ESOL programme ensures all students are able to succeed in mainstream classes and become fluent in speaking, reading and writing English.

Situated in Waitakere City, only 15 minutes from downtown Auckland City; the area is well known for its surf beaches, bush walks, rural character and recreational facilities, while still being close to a number of large shopping centres.

Liston College has a flexible curriculum and qualifications for students aged 11 to 18 years. In the senior school, the National Certificate is offered, as well as the Cambridge International Examinations.

The Dean of International Students looks after student welfare, meeting with them regularly and offering personal support, academic guidance, careers guidance and assistance with any other matters relating to their stay in New Zealand. Liston College also can organise homestay accommodation in the local community for those international students who require it.

Liston College is a highly ranked Auckland semi-private Catholic Boys High School that places an emphasis on excellence in all areas. This school has a proven record of academic success, achieving NCEA results consistently well above the national average. These results place Liston College in the top 5% of all Auckland Boys High Schools.  Liston College has an impressive acceptance rate of International students to University. We enrol students from the age of 10 years to 18 years old and are medium sized school with 800 students.  Liston College believes in developing student’s full potential in a caring environment where good citizenship and values are developed and academic excellence is demanded. Students are assessed on arrival and an individualised curriculum and English Language Programme, based on student needs and abilities, is provided. The International Department has well qualified specialist staff that assist with comprehensive academic monitoring and providing excellent Pastoral Care for International Students. We offer safe, monitored and experienced homestay families, available in modern homes close to the school. Liston College is close to public transport and a major shopping centre, and is 40 minutes from the International Airport.

School size is 800 Students from year 7 to 13 35 International Students who in the past have come from: Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, india, Italy, France, Brazil, Argentina.

The curriculum for International students is customised to their individual needs, ensuring that students gain strength in English Language and Mathematics in their first year, then preparation for University Entrance. A full range of subjects are available to compliment English and Mathematics. For further information please see "School Curriculum Information"


Physical Address
69 Rathgar Road Henderson, Auckland 0610, New Zealand

Mailing Address
16 Edwards Ave, Henderson, Auckland


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