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    2015 enrolment forms will be available from 19 June 2014

    Enrolment packs will be delivered to all contributing schools prior to Open Day on 19 June

     All 2015 enrolments for year 9 are due on 4 July 2014 by 3:30pm



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Welcome to Wanganui High School


Wanganui High School is a modern, state funded, co-educational school of approximately 1600 students and 160 staff. The school is located in Wanganui in the region of Wanganui-Manawatu, New Zealand and occupies 12 hectares and consists of 12 single-storey teaching blocks. There is also a canteen, gymnasiums, playing courts, extensive sports fields, library, performing arts area, and our Te Atawhai Unit, which is designed for students with special learning needs.

It is the largest school in the lower North Island and one of the 30 largest schools in New Zealand.

Wanganui High School prides itself on caring for individual students in a quality academic environment. The school provides a balanced education for its students from Year 9 through to Year 13.

In terms of academic achievement our students’ achievement places the school well within the top 10 co-educational state secondary schools in New Zealand.  Wanganui High School is highly regarded internationally as evidenced by being Confucius Institute accredited and having as many as 80 foreign students studying with us.

The Wanganui High School community strives to ensure that all students are given the opportunity and support required to reach their potential in all aspects of their education.

By choosing Wanganui High School you are selecting a school that is committed to ensuring your youngster reaches their full potential.