Welcome to St Margaret's College

Nau mai, haere mai

Experience our College

Discover a full Middle School experience that provides girls with the optimal level of challenge while empowering them to discover their strengths and passions.

Discover boarding for girls in Year 7-13

Meet Journey, a boarder from North Canterbury, and find out how she spends her time at SMC.

South Island Netball Champions!

Our Y9 and Y10 netball teams were victorious in their grades at the SISS Junior Netball 2024

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 boarder

Meet Journey, a boarder from North Canterbury who enjoys the access to the College sports facilities.

A day in the life of a Junior School student

Meet Emily, a Year 2 who loves learning to write in her Structured Literacy classes.

A day in the life of a Middle School student

Meet Cece, who loves Materials Technology and plays in a rock band.

A day in the life of an International student

Meet Yibin, who is studying the International Baccalaureate Diploma and values the culture of giving back.


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.