Awatapu College has attractive tree lined grounds with modern, well planned buildings. Specialist facilities include an excellent library, sports gymnasium, performing arts facilities and technology, science and computer rooms that make it practical as well as spacious. Palmerston North enjoys easy access to mountains, lakes, sporting venues and beaches and is within easy reach of Wellington.
- Courses registered with NZ Qualifications Authority (NZQA)
- Automatic entry to all NZ Tertiary Education institutions and universities following exam success and graduation from Year 13.
English Language Support.
- ESOL, subject and in-class support, IELTS preparation, academic English for university study.
- Students study in classes alongside NZ students.
Extra-Curricular Programmes and Sport.
- Extensive range of sports, music, drama, cultural and interest groups.
- Outdoor education camps and ski trips.
- Students encouraged to participate, make friends with NZ students and through involvement become better communicators in English.
International Student Support.
- Specialised welfare and homestay support.
- Homestay placements arranged with approved, local families.
- Homestay Co-ordinator on call at all times in emergencies.