Queen Charlotte College welcomes international students from a number of countries and enjoys the opportunity to share their culture.
The College is blessed by a supportive community, young staff and very supportive Board of Trustees. It is innovative in its approach to education being the first in New Zealand to offer an Aquaculture Academy to its students.
Queen Charlotte College is a modern co-educational College of 400 students with a proud tradition of academic and sporting success. Students are encouraged to become fully involved in sporting, cultural and recreational programmes. High standards of conduct are expected, and emphasis is placed on working hard in a positive and supportive environment.
We are located 2.5kms from Picton which is a small coastal town set in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds of New Zealand. It is a safe, peaceful and unpolluted location. The town has excellent services and facilities and has a multi-cultural population which is reflected in the variety of restaurants, cafes and tourist facilities that cater for every need. The town centre is small, you can walk to all the shops. Picton has its own airport which services the international airport in Wellington. It is a half hour drive from Blenheim Airport which services all the main centres such as Auckland. Both airports are serviced frequently by transport operators. Picton is famous for its natural beauty and outdoor activities.
Years 7 - 13
Ages 13 - 18
Int. students 10
Specialist subjects Outdoor Education, Aquaculture, Forestry
School features International students are offered an orientation programme, ongoing guidance, support and specialised ESOL classes.