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Situated on the Devonport Peninsula and surrounded by beautiful beaches, Belmont Intermediate School is a well-resourced school catering to the needs of the emerging adolescent, ages 10-13 years old. Our school environment is vibrant and engaging and where diversity is sought and valued. We aim to challenge and inspire our international students to become confident and connected learners. They are integrated into the Kiwi experience by developing language and cultural awareness capabilities. We provide significant pastoral care to ensure a smooth transition, in a safe and supportive environment. We welcome short term or long term placements.
Voted New Zealand’s safest community, Devonport is just 10 minutes by ferry or a short drive over the harbour bridge to the city centre. An enviable lifestyle awaits you; safe, clean beaches, abundant recreational activities, cafes, restaurants, shops, wide green open spaces and some of New Zealand’s top performing schools. Our partnership with Takapuna Grammar School, one of New Zealand’s leading high schools, allows our international students the privilege of direct entry into this sought after school.
Why Belmont Intermediate School?
We take great pride in offering a limited number of international placements, which means that our ratio of International Team to international students is higher than most other schools. As such, this enables us to provide a higher standard of care for our international students and also allows us to deliver individualised support to each student.
In addition, when you choose Belmont Intermediate School, your child will have access to:
Education Review Office (ERO) Report 2015
Belmont Intermediate School “students experience high quality education and they benefit from a broad curriculum that supports their different interests and capabilities. Effective teaching practices cater for diverse students’ learning requirements. Positive, supportive interactions and school values contribute to their wellbeing. Parent partnerships in learning are promoted. School governance and leadership is future-focused.” – Education Review Office, December 2015. We are proud of the results of our latest ERO review, click here to read the complete report.
International student support
Looking after students is important to us. Our International Student Director is in charge of pastoral care and works hard to support students and their families. Liaising between agents, parents, students, teachers and home-stay families, our International Student Director ensures that settling into a new school and community runs as smoothly as possible. More...
We welcome both long term and short term (at least one term) placements. Placements of less than one term are assessed on a case by case basis. Please contact our International Student Director for more information.
If you would like to enrol as an international student, please complete an enrolment form and e-mail it to our International Student Director.
With all enrolment applications, please include with the application form, a copy of the passport (photo page) for the student and a parent and a copy of the child's birth certificate.
Enrolment application form (with student is living with parent or parents)
Enrolment application form (when student is living in a homestay)
Enrolment application form (when student is living with a designated caregiver)
ESOL after school
All international students will have access to an after school programme which is available daily (3:15pm–5:30pm) where tutors are available to assist international students across all subjects as well as provide guidance on completing homework.
There are other additional costs that you will need to take care of, for example, uniform, stationery, school trips and excursions, homestay costs, medical insurance, living costs and the cost of leisure activities outside of school hours.