International Information


Glendowie Primary welcomes International Students to our school. We know you will have a wonderful experience with small class numbers, wonderful resources, and caring teachers and students. We will celebrate with you your confidence in using English, your significant progress and achievement in speaking, listening reading and writing English. You will enjoy meeting our children, making friends with them, and sharing and learning together.

Glendowie School has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. Copies of the Code are available from the NZQA website.

Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016

Full details of immigration requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available from Immigration New Zealand, and can be viewed on their website at

Attendance Procedure – Get the PDF

International Student Accommodation – Get the PDF

International Student Agreement for Student Groups Policy – Get the PDF

International Student Communication with Parents Procedure – Get the PDF

International Student Complaints Procedure – Get the PDF

International Student Cross Cultural Awareness Procedure – Get the PDF

International Student Fee Refund – Get the PDF

International Student Policy and Agreement Policy – Get the PDF

International Student Protection Policy – Get the PDF

International Student Termination of Enrolment Procedure – Get the PDF

Glendowie School

International Information

Institute Type:

Full Primary


Eastern Bays Auckland


Children under 10 years of age – with a parent

Children 10 years and over – with a parent, a designated caregiver or homestay

Student age:


Contact person:

Mrs Sunny Lee (Customer Service Manager for International Students)

Mrs Anne-Marie Biggs (Principal)

Postal Address:

217 Riddell Road Glendowie, Auckland 1071, New Zealand


+64 9 575 7374

Glendowie Primary School is a quality and high performing Primary School in the Eastern Suburbs of Auckland. Catering for children aged 5 to 13 years of age.

Glendowie Primary School is situated in the beautiful Eastern Suburbs about 15 minutes from the centre of Auckland.

Our school is surrounded by parks and overlooks the Tamaki Estuary and is in close proximity to the Eastern Bays beaches.

Glendowie Primary School is a state authorised International Baccalaureate School (IB) offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP). This allows the school to deliver an International and National curriculum. The PYP offers a comprehensive approach to teaching and learning including programmes for gifted and talented, ESOL and special needs. Our ESOL department gives specialist support and a specialist teaching programme in all aspects of literacy and a language programme needed to support the classroom learning programme in other curriculum areas.

Our school is recognised as one which focuses on providing the very best education for our students who are taught within an environment of significant resources, quality facilities and by committed, exceptional teachers.

Our learning programme is child centred and personalised, ensuring that learning opportunities are maximised and resources available for every student to reach their full potential.

Relationships between peers and adults are mutually respectful and social responsibility is fostered through the school “I Care” philosophy. Students at Glendowie Primary celebrate their academic, social and cultural successes.


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