Freyberg High School

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Freyberg High School is located in the safe and prosperous city of Palmerston North, also known as “Knowledge City”.

Freyberg High School embraces diversity and has established a reputation of providing outstanding pastoral care for International Students.

Helpful information

  • High speed internet and wi-fi throughout the entire school
  • Design and media labs
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Sports Academy
  • 2 Gymnasiums
  • Brand new music suite
  • Many sports fields and tennis courts
  • All weather courts (Tiger Turf)
  • Modern Library
  • Dance studio and drama rooms

The school offers a very wide range of subjects and students from Europe often choose subjects that are not available in their schools back home. These subjects include Photography, Dance, Recreational Studies, and Technology.

Academic Support and English Language Entry Requirements

Freyberg High School can cater for all levels of students (from age 13 through to 18). Enrolments are accepted throughout the year and there are no English language entry requirements for students from Europe.

Homestay and Pastoral Support

Homestays are carefully selected and closely monitored by our Homestay Manager. Pastoral care is available 24/7 to assist with any problems.

Extra-Curricular Programmes and Sport

Freyberg High School offers international students a large variety of outdoor education opportunities. There are many school trips offered throughout the year, such as horse riding, mountain climbing, rock climbing, tramps, Hobbiton trips, ski trips, beach trips, plus many more. There is a full time Outdoor Education instructor at Freyberg who organises and takes students out and around New Zealand.

As well as these trips, international students can also participate in a large range of sporting and cultural activities. There are over 20 sporting codes offered by the school. Many of our international students also gain entry to our Sports Academy where they receive specialist training. We also have many music, dance and drama groups.

Feature Video

Video: Welcome to life at Freyberg High School

Student Testimonials

My time here at Freyberg has been great! The students are so friendly and I have made so many new friends. I have memories I will treasure for the rest of my life
Eva, Norway
I like the school, everyone is really nice. I took Maths, Biology, Music and Media Production. I liked these subjects, the teachers are really good. It has been a very good experience.
Fernando, Chile
My time here in NZ was great and I met such wonderful people! The subjects at Freyberg are great and I enjoyed all of them! I had the opportunity to go on lots of trips which I really liked! I also really enjoyed wearing school uniform. I will come back later in my life.
Rebecca, Germany


Address: Freyberg High School, Freyberg St, Roslyn, Palmerston North 4414

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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

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.