All fees are approximate and subject to change. All fees to be paid in advance. The full amount of fees must be received before a place is secured at South Otago High School. Home stay fees are paid to the school. The school will direct credit payments to the host family.

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Full Year Course

Tuition: NZ$15000

Administration Fee: NZ$350

Tuition Covers:

  • Government tax (GST)
  • Normal school tuition
  • In-school orientation programme
  • Text books & stationery
  • Government fees
  • Class camps and curriculum related activities
  • Special English tuition (ESOL)
  • Examination fees

Home Stay – Full Year


Home Stay Fee Covers:

  • Full accommodation for 46 weeks
  • All meals
  • Laundry (except dry-cleaning)
  • Reasonable travel to and from activities at school or in the town


Approximately NZ$600 insurance is compulsory

Additional Costs

(Not covered. To be funded separately by students)

  • Uniform NZ$500.00 approximately
  • Personal spending
  • Personal clothing and equipment
  • Holiday/weekend/out of school travel expenses
  • Activities outside the normal conditions

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