St Martins School are not taking any further enrolments of international students for 2020.

St Martins School enrols international students from Year 3-8.  International students need to live with a parent while enrolled at St Martins School.

All New Zealand children enrolled at a State School are entitled to a ‘free education’. The Government funds state schools and teachers are paid by a Central Government pay service. International students do not qualify for ‘free’ education and are required to pay a fee.

The fee set by the St Martins School Board of Trustees includes:

  • The cost of employing extra staff
  • ESOL (English lessons for children who have English as their Second or Other Language)
  • A portion of the school’s operational cost
  • A portion of the school’s capital costs
  • Administration
  • A Crown fee (A charge imposed by the Government for the use of a state owned facility)
  • Additional charges which include the annual cost to the school for being a Signatory to the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students) and GST ( Goods and Service Tax, and Government tax)

St Martins School has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for International Students.

For more information please email Michele Stephens – micheles@stmartins.school.nz