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Winter Wonderland Ball Silent Auction Goes Live

Date: 14th August 2019

The St Margaret’s College Foundation silent auction major fundraiser is live. Silent auction items are now… READ MORE »


ITF World Tennis Success

Date: 31st July 2019

Abby Mason, Year 11,  has won her first International tennis tournament. At the tournamanet in Singapore… READ MORE »


SchoolTV comes to SMC

Date: 22nd July 2019

“It’s never been more challenging for parents to raise happy, healthy and resilient children.” Like never… READ MORE »


FPS International Conference Success

Date: 3rd July 2019

St Margaret’s College students Hattie Compton-Moen (Y12) and Sujean In (Y13) competed at the 2019 Future… READ MORE »


SMC Sheilah Winn SGCNZ Essay Win

Date: 24th June 2019

Lauren Healey  (Y10) has won first place at the prestigious SGCNZ  Sheilah Winn Creative Essay Writing… READ MORE »


Launching Future STEM Careers

Date: 20th June 2019

A life-changing journey to NASA promises to inspire the ultimate STEM career for nine lucky SMC… READ MORE »


Ruby McCallum Wins People’s Choice Art Award

Date: 6th June 2019

The Creator’s Room is a new organisation which launched in Christchurch in July 2018. The initiative… READ MORE »


Chessie Henry wins NZ Book Award

Date: 23rd May 2019

SMC Old Girl Chessie Henry has won the coveted Ockham New Zealand Book Award for best first book… READ MORE »


School Photos Now Online

Date: 22nd May 2019

School photos are now online and are available for download now by clicking here. Click on… READ MORE »


SMC Presents Grimm Tales

Date: 9th May 2019

St Margaret’s College is pleased to announce this year’s Senior Production – Grimm Tales as adapted… READ MORE »


New parking procedures on Winchester Street

Date: 25th April 2019

The St Margaret’s College Leadership Team has been exploring a number of options to improve accessibility… READ MORE »


St Mark’s Chapel Consecration

Date: 3rd April 2019

Sunday 31 March marked a significant day for St Margaret’s College when St Mark’s Chapel was… READ MORE »


SMC Wins the Levin Jubilee Rowing Cup

Date: 1st April 2019

St Margaret’s College has won three golds and one silver at last week’s AON Maadi Cup…. READ MORE »


SMC Open Day

Date: 26th March 2019

The warmth of the day was matched by the warmth of the smiles as SMC celebrated… READ MORE »


SMC Old Girl Chessie Henry Nominated for Top Book Award

Date: 11th March 2019

Chessie Henry’s memoir, We Can Make a Life, has been selected as a finalist in the… READ MORE »


SMC Old Girls stand strong at NZ Rowing Nationals

Date: 26th February 2019

Seven SMC Old Girls have won medals at the NZ Rowing Nationals.  And at a very… READ MORE »


SMC Summer Quad Winners!

Date: 20th February 2019

Final results are in and St Margaret’s College has placed first overall in the annual Summer… READ MORE »


The 2018 Yearbook is Here

Date: 14th February 2019

All girls who were at SMC in 2018 will receive a copy in the next few… READ MORE »


New and Current SMC Families Welcomed for 2019

Date: 5th February 2019

Setting the Scene for 2019, new and current SMC families were welcomed with a barbecue and… READ MORE »


School year starts with charity at SMC

Date: 29th January 2019

St Margaret’s College staff started the school year by building 20 bicycles and donating them to… READ MORE »


SMC IB Results Amongst World’s Best

Date: 24th January 2019

Our 2018 SMC International Baccalaureate students had a 95% pass rate which is 17% above the… READ MORE »


It’s OK to Talk

Date: 3rd December 2018

The SMC school year ended with the bravest, most inspiring speech by SMC Head Girl, Jem… READ MORE »


SMC Holiday Programme

Date: 3rd December 2018

Looking for fun activities for the kids to do during school holidays? The SMC Summer Holiday… READ MORE »


Revisit Alice!

Date: 19th November 2018

We’re excited to bring you a recording of this year’s magical sell-out show. Enjoy! Watch the… READ MORE »


More Middle School Success

Date: 7th November 2018

Congratulations Isabella Shatford who played violin in the Special Orchestra at the recent Christchurch Schools Music… READ MORE »


Shakespeare’s London Calling

Date: 1st November 2018

Following on from a successful week in Dunedin at the SGCNZ National Shakespeare School Production 2018,… READ MORE »


National Athletics Selection

Date: 17th October 2018

Congratulations Violette Perry (Y11) who has been selected into the New Zealand Secondary Schools Athletics team. … READ MORE »


Annual Appeal: Empower Tomorrow’s Women, Today

Date: 30th August 2018

As a member of the St Margaret’s College community, you are well aware of the outstanding… READ MORE »


SMC Hockey Championship Winners

Date: 27th August 2018

SMC 1st XI hockey are the winners of the Connetics SSP Girls Championship. Played last Friday… READ MORE »


Chinese Language Top Winner

Date: 24th August 2018

Congratulations Sohyun Kwon (Y10) who has won the top award at the 11th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese… READ MORE »


SMC Young Writer

Date: 16th August 2018

Aspen Berry (Y12) is making a name for herself as a writer with two pieces of… READ MORE »


2019 Senior Scholarships

Date: 14th August 2018

Applications are now open for 2019 – Year 11, 12 and 13 scholarships. The following scholarships… READ MORE »


New Executive Principal Welcomed

Date: 25th July 2018

In a significant day in SMC history our College’s 10th Executive Principal, Mrs Diana Patchett was… READ MORE »


Awesome Alice!

Date: 6th July 2018

It was a sell out of spectacular proportions!! Huge congratulations to the cast and crew responsible… READ MORE »


All SMC Final at Canterbury Debating

Date: 2nd July 2018

It was an all SMC final at the Canterbury Senior impromptu debating held at StAC last… READ MORE »


More Sheilah Winn-ing

Date: 18th June 2018

Following on from their success in the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare National Competition Emily Stewart and Ruby… READ MORE »


Big Wins at The Big Sing

Date: 13th June 2018

The SMC Chamber Choir of girls from Year 9-13, were awarded Outstanding Performance of a Romantic… READ MORE »


Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Success

Date: 11th June 2018

Huge congratulations to our actors who travelled to Wellington for the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival National… READ MORE »


Myers Cup

Date: 6th June 2018

Ten very talented students treated us to a range of speeches that were entertaining, inspiring, challenging… READ MORE »


Combined Honours Assembly

Date: 29th May 2018

Sixteen talented Year 13 girls have received arts, sports and academic honours awards at the SMC… READ MORE »


SMC Open Day 2018

Date: 21st May 2018

If you were unable to join the 600 mothers, fathers, grandparents and daughters at our Open… READ MORE »


Evergreen out now.

Date: 30th April 2018

Did you know you can read the latest copy of Evergreen online? Simply click the link… READ MORE »


Top NCEA Results in Canterbury

Date: 23rd March 2018

St Margaret’s College has topped the region’s NCEA results for 2017 with the highest pass rate… READ MORE »


Water Polo Win Secondary School Champs

Date: 20th March 2018

Congratulations to our Water Polo team on their great result, winning eight goals to one against… READ MORE »


The Chapel has arrived!

Date: 25th January 2018

It was with much emotion, the new chapel arrived at St Margaret’s in the small hours… READ MORE »


Aimee Taylor Wins Prestigious Hospitality Scholarship

Date: 15th January 2018

Congratulations to Aimee Taylor (Year 13, 2017) who has been awarded a $28,000 scholarship to attend… READ MORE »


New Executive Principal announced

Date: 8th December 2017

We are pleased to announce the search for a successor for Gillian Simpson is over. We… READ MORE »


Major win for SMC and Christ’s College Collaboration

Date: 25th November 2017

A Perfect Child, the film by St Margaret’s and  Christ’s College students, has earned a second… READ MORE »


National Problem Solving Champions!

Date: 20th November 2017

Genetic modification, identity theft, the robotic age, trade barriers and biosecurity are all global issues that… READ MORE »


Tessa Holley dances her way to fourth in the world

Date: 2nd November 2017

Krump, swag, iso, reggaeton, electric boogaloo and turfing – it may sound like gibberish to the… READ MORE »


Linda Chong receives ASG National Excellence in Teaching Award

Date: 1st November 2017

Linda Chong, SMC’s Head of the Centre for Innovation at St Margaret’s College, is an exceptional… READ MORE »


New Zealand Spelling Bee 2017 Champion

Date: 31st October 2017

Pusillanimous – meaning a lack of courage or determination – was nowhere to be seen when… READ MORE »


SMC and Christ’s College win top international film award

Date: 27th October 2017

St Margaret’s College and Christ’s College took out the Best Senior Secondary Fiction film at the… READ MORE »


Passchendaele 100

Date: 11th October 2017

St Margaret’s is incredibly proud of Alexandra Lay (Y12) for her outstanding achievement as one of… READ MORE »


Katie Ellis wins the Lois Middlemiss Memorial Cup!

Date: 29th September 2017

This poem, ‘You Can’, won Katie Ellis (Y12) the Lois Middlemiss Memorial Cup at the centenary… READ MORE »


Farewelling Our Chilean Exchange Students

Date: 26th September 2017

On Friday, we farewelled nine exchange students from St Margaret’s British School for Girls in Concón,… READ MORE »


Annabel Watts & Ashley Marfell to represent NZ at the Virginia Tattoo!

Date: 18th September 2017

Congratulations to Annabel Watts (Year 12) and Ashley Marfell (Year 10) who have been selected to… READ MORE »


Junior and Senior Debating Wins

Date: 15th September 2017

The Junior and Senior Debating Teams yesterday both won their divisions at the Canterbury Schools’ Debating… READ MORE »


Head of the River Win

Date: 31st August 2017

Congratulations to Rosa Foster and Victoria Voice who have won the Year 10 Girls Quadruple Sculls… READ MORE »


Nadia Edmond selected to represent NZ

Date: 26th July 2017

Nadia Edmond (Y12) has been selected to represent New Zealand at the Karate Junior Worlds at… READ MORE »


Celebrating Success

Date: 30th June 2017

As well as celebrating the girls’ achievements at the Senior Academic Bar Assembly, we also enjoyed… READ MORE »


Where Are You?

Date: 25th May 2017

Have you been out of touch with St Margaret’s for a while? Perhaps the information we… READ MORE »