Saint Kentigern College

Secondary Schools in Auckland

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One of New Zealand’s leading co-educational, Independent schools with boarding facilities for both boys and girls.
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Saint Kentigern College is an Independent Presbyterian school with boarding facilities offering a premium education to boys and girls in Years 7-13 (ages 11 - 18). Students in the Middle School (Years 7-10) are taught in single sex classes whilst the Senior School Students (Years 11-13) work in a co-educational classes.  

The College campus is located on a large, picturesque site bordering the Tamaki Estuary, 16 kilometres from the centre of Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand. 
Saint Kentigern has a further two campuses for Preschool and Primary education listed on this website under primary schools.

Our students enjoy world class teaching facilities in an outstanding setting. The schools are founded on strong Christian values such as respect, self-discipline and service to others ensuring that the campuses are a safe and happy place for students of all ages.
Academic Challenge

Academic success is expected of every student at Saint Kentigern College. The College offers a wide range of subject choices taught in modern, purpose built, specialist facilities. Senior students are offered a choice of qualification pathways. In the final two years of school, they can choose to study for the New Zealand Qualifications Authority NCEA examinations or the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

Co-Curricular Programme

Saint Kentigern College is a leader amongst New Zealand’s secondary schools for the quality of its co-curricular activities and we place great value on our art, drama, music and sporting programmes. Our extensive sports facilities and coaches are amongst the best in the country and we enjoy considerable success in regional and national competitions. We also run a Sports Academy for students aiming for a professional career in golf or tennis. 

The College is committed to our performing arts programme. Drama and dance students enjoy dedicated teaching space and a professional performance venue. In addition, our specialist Music Centre provides superb, soundproofed facilities for our extensive choral and instrumental programme.

International Students

We have a number of International Students from as far afield as Europe and China enjoying our unique learning environment. Those who are already proficient in English join the full academic programme whilst students who require English language assistance join our ESOL programme.  All students have the opportunity to gain internationally recognized New Zealand qualifications.


Our small and friendly hostel offers boarding for both boys and girls. Close staff supervision ensures a warm, well disciplined, family-living environment where parents can be assured their sons and daughters will feel safe, happy and motivated.


We welcome all queries, by email, phone or in person, and look forward to the opportunity to discuss the benefits of ‘a world of opportunity’ at Saint Kentigern College.


Physical Address
130 Pakuranga Road, Auckland

Mailing Address
PO Box 51 060, Pakuranga, Manukau 2140

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