Napier Boys’ High School
Established in 1872, Napier Boys’ High School (NBHS) is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most successful schools. With a proud record of academic achievement and sporting success, Napier Boys’ is the school of choice for the region’s young men.
|Co-ed or Single Sex||Single Sex (Boys only)|
|Suburb location||Napier South. Easy walking distance to the CBD, beaches & recreation facilities.Hastings
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|Roll – Total||1,235|
|Roll – International||Up to 25, ensuring a personalised programme & experience.|
|Languages offered||French, Japanese & Maori. Others by correspondence.|
|Strong Points – Subjects||Napier Boys' High School achieves genuine success across all academic subjects. A large school, we offer a wide range of courses, from statistics to viticulture. Strengths are in the social sciences, commerce, sciences, physical education & technical subjects. English as a Second Language classes, with up to 8 students per class, 5 hours a week, including IELTS. Our international students go onto university with great success in New Zealand & abroad.|
|Strong Points – Sports||Many international students join Napier Boys' High School because of our sporting reputation. Over the past 4 years the school has had in excess of 60 New Zealand representatives, with a handful of world champions. We provide opportunities for all students to achieve success & enjoyment. At least 35 different sports are offered.|
|Strong Points – Cultural||Debating, Shakespeare Festival, drama, annual production, orchestral & chamber music, instrumental tuition.|
|Other Unique Features||Our Academic Plus programme offers a range of outdoor & cultural experiences:
Programme: Sailing, surfing, windsurfing, white-water rafting & the world-renowned Tongariro Alpine Crossing. A visit to Hobbiton and a Super Rugby game.
|Special Facilities||The school is wireless, with modern refurbished facilities. A 30-hectare site, situated by the sea, we have spacious school grounds, including a large swimming complex & all-weather hockey & tennis facilities. Unique features include an onsite planetarium, adjacent 13-hectare farm, vineyard & outdoor education camp.|
|Accommodation||Scinde House (onsite boarding hostel) or caring host families with a connection to the school.|