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

73
recipients of National and International awards between 2017 and 2019
92
of our students between Years 1 and 8 are involved with at least one sport
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News & Events

Under 21 Eventing Title for Alice

A fantastic result for Alice Macdonald and her pony Yippee Ki Yay who competed at the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) International Three Day Event in October. Alice won […]

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