Spotswood College


Spotswood College has been since 1960 and involved in international education since 2000. We are the only co-educational secondary school in New Plymouth and have an excellent reputation for meeting the needs of its international students.

Spotswood College prides itself on providing the very best pastoral care for its students and families. A dedicated international team who are available at all times to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students. Winner of the Education New Zealand award for Excellence in International Student Support.

All homestays are police vetted and provide a welcoming and caring family environment. Spotswood College is located 4km from the city centre on the bus route, and covers 16 hectares of well cared-for grounds incorporating a swimming pool, beach volley ball courts, sports fields, library and music suite with recording studio.

Spotswood College international students are encouraged to participate - we offer a wide range of individual and team sports, orchestra and jazz band, Te Reo Maori – Kapa Haka performance, surfing tuition and hiking.


Further Info

Education Level

Secondary (ages 12-18)

School Type

Co-Educational High School

Current Roll




Current International Students


Contact Details

Physical Address

129 South Road Spotswood New Plymouth Taranaki New Zealand

Postal Address

PO Box 6116 New Plymouth 4344 New Zealand


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