Total immersion &
English Language
learning experience

International Students

COLLEGE STREET NORMAL SCHOOL

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Download the 2017 Brochure here


  • A high profile New Zealand primary school (5-12 year olds).
  • Roll 600.
  • Highly regarded both nationally and internationally.
  • Multi-cultural - 46 ethnic groups.
  • A leading edge school where the teaching is of a very high standard and the student achievement levels exceptional.
  • Educators from around the world visit regularly to learn about our modern pedagogy.
  • Strong emphasis on thinking and problem solving!



Learning Experience Options

Option one

Total Immersion

School Fees (all ages)

Per year: $13,000 NZD

Per term: $4,000 NZD

Per week: $450 NZD

Accommodation

Home Stay (Per Week) $230 NZD


Option Two

English Language Experience


Two Weeks anytime in February, June, July or August

Tuition Fee: $900.00 NZD ($450 per week)

Full immersion in either Palmerston North Boys High School, Palmerston North Girls High
School, Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School or College Street Normal School.

Administration Fee (students only) $150.00 NZD
Homestay Accommodation $460.00 NZD ($33 per night)

TOTAL COST $1,510.00 NZD


CHINESE AND VIETNAMESE STUDENT COMMENTS AFTER THEIR VISIT IN 2016

  • I would like to study full time at College Street Normal School because the teachers are very kind and they give lots of help.
  • I feel very happy at College Street Normal School because it’s very relaxed and everybody is very kind.
  • My English has improved lots in four weeks because it’s being spoken all the time by all the students in the class.
  • At College Street Normal I am always thinking and speaking English. This helps me improve my English.
  • I have definitely improved my English.
  • The classroom furniture is like my home.
  • At CSNS we had lots of sport. We had sport rotation every week.
  • The other students are very kind and friendly.
  • At CSNS we had a huge grass playground and you can eat your lunch anywhere.
  • We do lots of Science , Maths and Writing.


COMMENTS FROM ACCOMPANYING CHINESE AND VIETNAMESE PARENTS

  • I want to stay here with my daughter - long term.
  • I love the Habits of Mind and the Habits of Heart
  • The school emphasises thinking and problem solving.
  • My daughter is very happy learning at CSNS
  • My daughter said to me ‘I think our time at CSNS has been a dream - it can’t be true’.
  • The homestay was near the school and the food and accommodation was excellent.
  • It’s a good environment for our children and that is the reason I want to come back
  • Words cannot say how I feel.


COMMENTS ABOUT CHINESE AND VIETNAMESE STUDENTS FROM COLLEGE STREET STUDENTS

  • They settled in well and quickly adjusted to our class.
  • Their English improved lots in the four weeks that they were here.
  • They always helped around the class.
  • Jenny is a really nice girl.
  • I hope she comes back.
  • The overseas kids are lots of fun.
  • I love her glasses they suit her.