Support Services

A wide range of services exist to support students who may need assistance at school.

  • Learning Support for all levels of learning needs including basic literacy and numeracy
  • Language Support for students who have English as a second language
  • Personal Counselling through the school counsellor and medical assistance from the Student Support Centre
  • Advice and Guidance on course selection and career paths from House Dean, Career Advisor and Form Teachers

The school has a full guidance network which attends to the pastoral care and individual needs of the students. Every effort is made to ensure that students have a safe environment that is conducive to learning.

Whanau Teacher

All students have a Whanau Teacher who is actively involved in their pastoral care. The Whanau Teacher sees students on a daily basis and checks attendance, uniform and progress.


There are two Deans at Years 9, 10, 11 and 12. One of these Deans remains at the year level, the other follows your daughter through the following years.

There is one Dean at Year 13 and a Dean for our International students.

All the Deans have a complete overview of their year level and take responsibility for the progress and welfare of your daughter. They provide you with a first point of contact with our school

Guidance Counsellor

The Guidance Counsellor offers girls a confidential service to look at difficult issues, to find support and to be empowered to lead successful lives. Parents/whanau members are also welcome to use this service.

Student Support Centre

The Student Support Centre is open during school hours. If a student is not well she may get permission from her teacher to go to the Student Support Centre.

A Public Health Nurse and Physiotherapist are available on various days, appointments to be made at the Student Support Centre.

Careers Advisor

The Careers Advisor ensures that career information is easily accessed throughout the school and that students are well informed on available career options.

Careers Counsellor

The Careers Counsellor offers assistance and guidance to students who are having difficulty in decision making associated with careers related issues.

Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB's)

RTLB's provide support for teachers and caregivers as appropriate; plan and implement intervention strategies. They observe, work with, monitor an individual student, a group or whole class for a specified time.