Welcome to St Margaret's College

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Ashburton Parent Information Evening

Hear how our boarders are supported to discover their passions, build life-long friendships and develop into empathetic, confident and connected young women.

Read the Autumn 2024 edition of Evergreen

Catch up with our alumnae, get to know our students and staff and find out what's new at St Margaret's College.

The St Margaret's College production of Mary Poppins

The countdown is on to our full school supercalifragilisticexpialidocious production. Stay tuned for tickets.

At the heart of it all,
St Margaret’s College is a family where each girl is valued.

A day in the life of a Senior School student

Meet Amy, who is studying our Foundation Diploma and delights in the SMC House spirit.

A day in the life of a Junior School student

Meet Eyla, who is learning Chinese and Te Reo Māori and enjoys karate and song-writing.

A day in the life of a Middle School student

Meet Tyra, who loves maths, water polo and playing the French horn.

A day in the life of a boarder

Meet Sophia, who joined SMC for its tennis programme.

A day in the life of an International student

Meet Sana, an International Baccalaureate student who loves to dance and play the violin.


At the heart of our College community, our boarding houses provide a welcoming, safe and happy home-away-from-home for boarders in Year 7-13.


A dynamic co-curricular programme of more than 80 activities enables our students to discover their passions in the arts, culture, service, sport and technology.

Experience the world-class opportunities available at SMC.