STS High School Select
For students aged 14 to 18
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Timaru Boys High School, Timaru

Established in 1880, Timaru Boys’ High School is a state secondary school for boys from Year 9–15 (ages 12–19 years). The school educates around 700 boys and has a strong academic and sporting tradition. It is committed to the academic and personal development of every student. Staff are experienced, thoroughly qualified and fully involved in the life of the school. 

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Eighty staff is employed in the school including teachers, administration, support and hostel staff. Senior classes range in size from 10 to 25 students. Timaru Boys offers boarding facilities and farm stay home stays along with city home stay families. It’s Aviation course makes it the school of choice for all those interested in Aviation.

The community

Timaru is a major port city in the southern Canterbury region of New Zealand, located 157 kilometres southwest of Christchurch and about 196 kilometres northeast of Dunedin on the eastern Pacific coast of the South Island. The Timaru District, a territorial authority of 46,850 people in and around Timaru City (31,205), includes a prosperous agricultural hinterland with links to smaller rural communities.

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Interested in a tailored High School experience?

Interested in choosing where you want to study and where you want to live? STS can help you choose the school of your liking that supports your favorite sport, academic etc.

What's included

Air fares to host family and back
School fees
Personal one-to-one support with your visa and school applications
Full board (e.g. breakfast, lunch & dinner) at a carefully selected host family
24-hour telephone support
Free interview
STS kick-off and preparation event in your home country
Welcome Camp
Local representative in host country to assist and support during your exchange
STS High School Diploma
STS Returnee Club
Local get togethers with other exchange students in the area

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Interested in a tailored High School experience?

Interested in choosing where you want to study and where you want to live? STS can help you choose the school of your liking that supports your favorite sport, academic etc.

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