Located in the beautiful Western Bay of Plenty, Katikati College is a co-ed state funded and approved high school. Established in 1958, its’ current roll of 930 caters for young people aged between 11 and 18 years. It has a fine academic history and offers a wide range of sporting and extracurricular activities. Katikati College has a long association with students from all over the world and regularly facilitates international sports and cultural exchanges. Currently there are 17 international students from a wide range of countries including Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Korea, Germany, India, Norway, Switzerland, Brazil, Austria.
What is special about Katikati College?
- Excellent Outdoor Education and Sporting opportunities – learn to scuba dive, rock climb, sea-kayak and kite-surf!
- International Students attend an Adventure Camp, a Ski/Snowboard Trip and numerous day trips to fantastic local locations like the geothermal and Maori wonders of Rotorua and a tramp to the top of Mt. Maunganui, camping in the Kaimai Ranges, Camping and leadership courses in the scenic Coromandel
- Located in New Zealand’s Mural Town.
- Excellent value for money.
- Graduating International Students have progressed to University in New Zealand, Japan, Hungary, Taiwan,
- Specialist English language courses with small classes (Foundation English, IELTS).
World-Class teaching and facilities. A multi-million dollar Action Centre opened 2002 as well as performing arts and music facilities, horticulture and modern Design and Art facilities. ICT is an integral component in students learning at Katikati College with five computer suites and 100 laptops available for student use.
Katikati College’s outdoor adventure programme is continually being developed and improved. Students spend approximately eight hours per week on the programme and the remainder of their time is spent in regular academic classes.
Outdoor education is an integral part of the senior curriculum in the areas of Geography, Biology, Sports Science, Recreation, Tourism and provides students with an exciting range of opportunities and activities. The outdoor education programme is essentially the study of adventure pursuits, development of inter-personal skills and personal qualities that builds confidence and skills.
We actively encourage our International students to become a member of a sports team: Rugby, Hockey, Soccer, Netball, Basketball, Badminton, Golf, Tennis, Cricket,
Students can work toward a variety of qualifications, including New Zealand Qualifications Authority Unit Standards, as well as the Duke of Edinburgh Award through our Outdoor Adventure Club and our International Student Acheivement Award.
Through the course, students learn the necessary skills required for a successful career in the outdoors. They also gain important personal development skills that can be transferred to any workplace or career path. Skills such as effective leadership, self-confidence, co-operative learning, teamwork, problem solving, decision making and group analysis, along with the knowledge of fitness and nutrition gained from the course set students in good stead for any challenge they may face in future.
During the course, students will have the opportunity to participate in activities such as:
Spirit of New Zealand Voyage
Snow craft, skiing/snowboarding
Boat and water safety
Camping & Leadership
Mystery Creek Agricultural Field days
We do not charge any registration or administration fees
All fees include GST
|Transfer from Auckland||NZ$ 220|
|Homestay 46 weeks at||NZ$ 220 per week|
|Homestay placement fee||NZ$ 200|
|Insurance – personal / medical||NZ$ 450 per year (approx)|
|Stationery and subject fees||NZ$ 400 per year (approx)|
Transfer of funds
We expect that all tuition and personal expenses will be transferred directly to the College account from which payments will be made at regular intervals.
|Account name:||Katikati College International Account|
|Account number:||020340 0019461 04|
|Bank:||Bank of New Zealand|