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Medbury preparatory school

Medbury preparatory school

Type
Primary and Intermediate School Level
Region
Christchurch
Total number of student
361
International Students
11

Medbury is one of NZ’s leading private primary schools for the education of boys from Year 1 to 8.

Located in Christchurch, the school is both a day and boarding school.

Medbury has a proud history of educational, cultural and sporting excellence and caters for 300 dayboys and boarders, with its boarding house providing a welcoming home for up to 43 boys. Pastoral care of the boys is paramount and the school has a wide range of strategies to ensure that they feel safe, happy and have a sense of belonging.

School’s Vision is to unlock each Boy’s potential which is achieved by having a personalised learning programme and a world class curriculum, which is underpinned with a strong set of traditional Christian values

Why Choose Medbury School?

  • Medbury offers a warm, positive and affirming environment where every boy feels safe.
  • A Medbury education caters specifically for boys.
  • Competition is balanced, high expectations and standards are set within the bounds of clear rules and routines.
  • Medbury is a school with strong values, which underpin the whole ethos of the school.
  • The School operates specialist teaching where teachers have the opportunity to teach their dedicated subject.  This allows boys to be taught with teachers with expertise and passion.  As the boys journey through the school the number of specialist lessons increase, therefore ensuring that we have a broad curriculum catering for all boys’ needs and giving every boy the opportunity of finding his niche.
  • Medbury provides a personalised learning programme, catering for the boys who may require learning support through to boys who need extension through our extensive gifted and talented programme.
  • Boys are taught about positive relationships and individual responsibility, alongside academic education.
  • Medbury encourages and rewards success, academically, sporting and culturally both in aptitude and attitude.  This helps develop self-confidence, allow boys to become risk takers and participate in new challenges and enhance their self-esteem.
  • Medbury currently has a roll of approximately 350 boys and class sizes are limited.
  • Utilisation of information technology as an effective teaching tool, to ensure Medbury delivers a 21st Century education