A comprehensive ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) programme is available for all NESB (Non English Speaking Background) students. An English language programme is provided at all levels in the ESOL room.

Teacher Aides are available to provide assistance in specialist subjects and they accompany students to classes.

Our ESOL students achieve a high success rate for entry into further tertiary study at New Zealand universities and polytechnics. A high level of pastoral care and support is available to assist with any personal or homestay problems, if they arise.