International students at Fairhall

We welcome inquiries from international families, and visitors to the school.

Children can be enrolled at a New Zealand State Primary School from their fifth birthday. Education becomes compulsory at age six. Fairhall School caters for children up to 12 to 13 years old (year eight). Children 14 years and over attend Secondary School. 

To enrol at Fairhall School please approach the Principal with a request for enrolment. Fairhall is a State Full Primary School. A request for enrolment can be made by telephone, fax, email, or by visiting the school.

International students must be no younger than 10 years of age unless accompanied throughout their tuition by their parents.

Phone: 03 577 8939 Fax: 03 577 8919 email:

More information on student visas and permits is available from the Immigration Department website.

More information on international students at Fairhall:

For a copy of the Fairhall School prospectus (pdf file 24.3 mb) please contact the school office administrator: