Napier Girls’ High School

Our goal is to offer every student the Time of Your Life, with a personalised programme based on individual students’ interests. Through academic, co-curricular, leadership and service opportunities we nurture confident, independent young women in one of New Zealand’s leading girls’ state schools.

Co-ed or Single Sex Single sex (Girls only)
Suburb location Bluff Hill, Napier ( 2 minute walk to the CBD)
Roll – Total 995
Roll – International 30
Languages offered French, Japanese, Spanish, Te Reo Maori. Latin – private tutor.
Strong Points – Subjects A wide range is offered, with strengths in arts, sciences, physical education, social sciences, technology, culinary arts. Outstanding academic results in NCEA, NZ Scholarship, IELTS. Extension programmes allow selected students to work above their peers to achieve personal excellence.
Strong Points – Sports Orienteering, canoe polo, sailing, hockey, pistol shooting, lifesaving. Academic Plus offers a range of outdoor education experiences including paddle boarding, rafting, surfing, hiking and visits to Rotorua and Wellington.
Strong Points – Cultural Orchestral and chamber music, rock bands, instrumental tuition, drama, musical productions, debating, kapa haka, Pasifika.
Other Unique Features We have over 130 years’ history, and regular celebrations with current and past students. We encourage student voice, and have strong relationships between staff and students. This enhances our very strong school spirit. We embrace opportunity. All students use their own devices as part of our e-learning initiative. Our school is highly respected. We share strong links with our brother school, Napier Boys’ High School.
Special Facilities Heritage character buildings, alongside modern facilities. Pool. Excellent music facilities. Easy access to excellent sporting facilities.
Accommodation Hewett House (school hostel) or excellent homestay families.
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