Location Strathmore , Wellington, New Zealand
Phone +64 4 388 0850
Fax +64 4 388 2887
Boarding facilities
Homestay program for international students

Scots College is an independent Presbyterian boys’ day and boarding IB world school for students from Year 1 to Year 13. The College is comprised of three schools which offer a personalised education for boys. Scots College provides a dual pathway education offering the New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement and the IB Diploma. The College has a tradition of academic, sporting and cultural excellence preparing its students for success at tertiary level and later in life.

Primary Years Programme (PYP)

Scots College Prep School provides a safe and caring environment for boys starting their schooling journey from Year 1 to 6. Here boys can experience the joys and challenges of learning as they build a strong foundation for their future years. The Prep School offers specialised music, arts and sports programmes and an innovative learning environment where students are supported to achieve to the best of their ability. Through the Primary Years Programme Scots Prep School delivers a quality, rounded education with relevant real-world contexts. Clear goals and expectations are discussed and negotiated with students so that they are active participants in their own learning.

Middle Years Programme (MYP)

Scots College Middle School provides the opportunity for young men in Years 7 to 10 to realise their potential within all areas of College life. The College’s Middle Years Programme curriculum framework provides academic challenges that encourages students to embrace and understand the connections between traditional subjects and the real world. Students are challenged to become critical and reflective thinkers with a focus on approaches to learning skills throughout the programme to ensure students are ready for the rapidly changing 21st century world.

Diploma Programme (DP)

Scots College Senior School encourages students from Year 11 to 13 to realise their potential and strive for quality. Students are provided with opportunities in many areas in academia, sport, culture, service and spirituality. The College’s philosophy alongside the IB Diploma Programme is to provide a world class education aiming to develop global citizens who are inquirers principled, open-minded, caring, communicators and thinkers.