Feilding High School (FAHS)

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Feilding High School is a progressive co-educational secondary school with a roll of 1380 students.

The school was established in 1921 and has a proud tradition of academic, cultural and sporting achievement which continues with today’s students. We offer traditional school values of respect, courtesy and excellence. There is a modern curriculum offering wide subject choice, quality teaching with excellent facilities and resources, and extensive use of information technology.

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Feilding High School (FAHS) is located in the rural town of Feilding (population 14,000) which is 15 minutes drive from Palmerston North city.


The school is set on a large attractively landscaped campus with excellent sporting and cultural facilities which include an all-weather sports turf, swimming pool, two gymnasiums, a fitness centre and a working drama theatre. The school also owns two farms which provide a teaching facility for students who choose to study Agriculture.

Boarding Hostel

The school has a boarding hostel on site – L.J. Wild House. Students who want to live in the hostel must make application at least one year in advance of entering the school.

Homestay Accommodation

Most international students choose approved homestay accommodation. Our Home-stay Co-ordinator provides pastoral care for students and liaises between homestay families and students to sort out any problems that may arise. Home-stay families provide excellent care and the students receive individual attention and assistance.


Sports available include adventure race, archery, athletics, badminton, basketball, cricket, cross country, cycling, fencing, football, golf, hockey, kayaking, lawn bowls, lacrosse, mountain biking, multisport, orienteering, rock climbing, rowing, rugby, skiing, snow boarding, softball, squash, swimming, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting, yachting.

International Students

International students receive intensive ESL tuition and subject support through the ESL Department. Each student is assessed on entry to determine the level of support needed.

We have welcomed international students into our school for the past 20 years. Many of the students educated here have successfully furthered their study at tertiary level. We encourage international students to participate fully in living and studying in New Zealand so they can benefit both socially and academically.


Address: Fielding High School, 1 Churcher St, Feilding 4702
Website: http://www.feildinghigh.school.nz


To enrol in this school, download the form below, complete and return to ISENZ.

Download ISENZ Enrolment Form (PDF)

Email a completed and scanned copy to russell@isenz.com.

Or post a completed copy to:
Russell Trethewey
PO Box 5329, Terrace End
Palmerston North, New Zealand

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For more information about this school, please contact ISENZ.