Welcome to Selwyn House School

Selwyn House School is an independent girls’ school centrally located in Merivale, Christchurch. We specialise in the future-focused education and development of girls in their formative years (years 1–8). We have a co-ed pre-school, and we offer boarding for out of town girls and international students. Our facilities speak for themselves.

 

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Selwyn House is an International Baccalaureate school

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

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Principal’s Welcome

Dr Lyn Bird - PhD, MEd (Hons), BA, Dip Tch
We focus on putting the foundations in place to ensure the girls receive a remarkable education that will prepare them for the global society they will live and lead in. We invite you to visit Selwyn House School to experience our future-focused learning environments.

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Our Results

95
of our students are at or above the National norm in Reading
93
of our students are at or above the National norm in Writing
92
of our students are at or above the National norm in Mathematics
VIEW 2016 ERO REPORT
RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS

News & Events

Canterbury School Triathlon 2019

All our girls did an amazing job at the Canterbury Schools Triathlon at Pegasus on Wednesday 27 November. In fields of 60-70 from 73 schools, all our girls did exceptionally […]

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