Browns Bay School

International Students

We welcome students from all over the world to their new Kiwi home at Browns Bay School. It is a great place to learn English and make new friends.

Browns Bay School offers …

- A teacher who is responsible for International Students and parent liaison.
- Full mainstreaming of all students into classes.
- Withdrawal English tuition groups with a qualified ESOL teacher.
- Parent support groups and information mornings.
- A friendly and caring environment.
- Free stationery for all International Students.
- A free basic uniform package for all long term International students.

Browns Bay School accepts students for a minimum of one school term, and most of our students study with us for at least one year – often continuing for several years. All students must be living with a parent while they are studying with us.

Please contact our Director of International Students, Karen Cebalo at for further information.

Our school is just a few minutes’ walk from the beachside town centre of Browns Bay, on Auckland’s North Shore. The school is easily accessible by bus, and it is just a short stroll to two beaches and the Browns Bay Recreation Centre. Browns Bay is also the site of a private language school and other private tutoring and learning facilities. To find out more about businesses and facilities in the Browns Bay community, click here.

Download: International Student Welcome Letter

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Students enjoy learning new vocabulary and work together in groups In ESOL we learn more English by speaking, listening, reading and writing We spend a lot of time exploring real things and talking about them

The students at Browns Bay School are friendly and enjoy making new friends with children from other cultures.

“The other children help you and make friends with you” – Leo

“There are many sports to play at lunchtime” – Bernie

“The teachers are nice and they give you good homework. I am learning lots of English” – Richard.

The Code of Practice

Browns Bay School is a signatory to the Ministry of Education’s Code of Practice and we welcome enrolment applications from International Students. The Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students can be viewed at

Click here for BBS Prospectus

Information about studying in NZ as an International Student can be found on the Ministry of Education website:

Enrolment Forms

Please download and complete one of the forms below and email as an attachment to
2017 International Enrolment Form


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Latest ERO Report

Click here to read the latest Education Review Office Report on BBS