Darfield High is located in a beautiful, safe environment near ski-fields, lakes and forests. It is 40 km from Christchurch city and its international airport. The school has high academic standards, with friendly, well-qualified staff.
Places are available for International students from Year 7 - 13 (ages 11 - 18+). We offer a wide range of subjects at senior levels (Years 11 - 13). We also have excellent ESOL programmes to meet individual needs.
Darfield High School was a finalist in TradeNZ "The Services Exporter of the Year Award" in 2000.
This is a knowledge building course in which students work together to explore big questions drawn from all aspects of History. There are no set topics. Instead students will expore the question of "Why?" across a broad timeline of World History.
Knowledge Building is an inquiry approach in which students work together as a research team.
Classical Studies is a multi-disciplinary subject that consists of studies of literature, art, philisophy, religion and history in the context of the Ancient World. Units traditionally focus on the world of Ancient Greece and Rome, but there will be opportunities to explore other civilisations.