Colleges


Francis Douglas Memorial College

Founded in 1959 and named after a local priest who died an heroic death during the Second World War, we are a state integrated Catholic day and boarding college for young men throughout their teenage years.

New Plymouth Boys High School

Since 1882 New Plymouth Boys’ High School has been leading the way in the education of boys in a world class environment. From the famous amphitheatre that is the Gully Ground, and also the stage for the incomparable full school Haka, to the impressive full school 1200 seat Ryder Assembly Hall, NPBHS is a modern learning environment where traditional standards of achievement and behaviour are expected.

New Plymouth Girls High School

New Plymouth Girls’ High School has shaped and influenced the lives of young women since 1885.  It is a real privilege and honour to lead this school, our school in to the future.

Sacred Heart Girls College

At Sacred Heart Girls’College, New Plymouth, we care for our students personally. Staff are highly qualified and our Vertical Form and House systems ensure that students have the opportunity to relate to all groups. Their academic, physical and spiritual growth is developed and nurtured.

Spotswood College

Spotswood College is a modern and vibrant co-educational Secondary School situated in the western suburbs of New Plymouth, New Zealand. Our roll at present is 950 male and female students ranging in age from 13 to 18 years of age. Both academic and vocational subjects are taught to all levels, and Spotswood College has built up a proud record of achievement in both the academic, cultural and sporting arenas since its establishment in 1960.