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the student experience

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the whole person

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in the learning


Brilliant news

Students find their way to world peace!


The World Peace Game™, a highly interactive, hands-on political simulation, has arrived in New Zealand, and the very first game has clearly shown how creative, collaborative and responsible young people can be when they are in Read more

Check out the new Seven Oaks campus


A school layout like you've never seen before! The new campus at Halswell is designed to support and enhance delivery of the Brilliant Curriculum. The result of years of planning, it showcases cutting-edge environmental building Read more

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  • Changing lives

    My children love going to school and I have noticed a huge leap in their ability to create and solve problems.  I drop them at school knowing that they will be cared for and nurtured in a loving environment.

    Seven Oaks parent

  • Changing lives

    I have noticed how my daughter is opening up and becoming herself again.

    Seven Oaks parent

  • Changing lives

    I have two kids who don’t want to leave school at the end of the day!

    Seven Oaks parent

  • Changing lives

    There are two things I don't like about Fridays at Seven Oaks. One is that we don't have Learning Cycle, and the other is that it means I have to wait two days before I can go back again.

    Seven Oaks student

  • Changing lives

    The whole family has benefited from our son's move from mainstream schooling to the wonderful nurturing, educational environment that Seven Oaks provides.

    Seven Oaks parent

  • Changing lives

    When I used to pick up my daughter from school, she would have a blank look on her face and would sometimes just ‘blow up’. Now she makes eye contact with me and talks enthusiastically about school. She is physically tired, but not emotionally drained.

    Seven Oaks parent


Many professional organisations have joined us on our journey, offering advice, financial support and time to help us build awareness and offer a brilliant education to more students. In particular, our thanks and respect go to: PWC, TrueStory, CPIT, Billy Sushi, Midgley Partners, Paul Kelly Motor Co and Kopara

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