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Open Day + Regional Events

The St Margaret’s College Open Day allows your family to discover the opportunities available for your daughter in a relaxed and fun environment. Meet current students, teachers, see classes in action and listen to executive principal, Diana Patchett, and the Head Girl speak. Our performing arts and sports departments are also on display, along with the Centre for Innovation. Visit the Junior, Middle and Senior Schools, plus the Pre-School is also open.

Our 2020 Open Day will take place on Monday 16 March at 10:30am to 1:00pm and pre-registration is available in January. The Principal’s Speech takes place at 11:45am in the Charles Luny Auditorium.

Boarding families may like to take advantage of our SMC Sleepover which gives girls the opportunity to try boarding and meet others in their prospective year groups. This takes place on Sunday 15 March from 4:30pm in Julius House. The girls will then join you for Open Day from 10:30am the next day. Pre-registration is essential and will be open in January.

If you’d like to look around the school throughout the year, you can book a private tour at any time with our registrar, Lizzie Dyer, by clicking here.


Regional Events

Alternatively, we have a number of regional events around the country where you can meet Diana and other local SMC families, past, present and future. Dates in 2019 are:

Sumner – Thursday 28 February – Sumner Surf Club at 6:00pm
Wanaka – Thursday 7 March – 56 Manuka Crescent at 6:00pm
Blenheim – Wednesday 13 March (in conjunction with Christ’s College) – The Vines at 6:00pm
Rangiora – Wednesday 1 May – Fools of Desire at 6:00pm
Ashburton – Wednesday 8 May – The Somerset Grocer at 6:00pm
Selwyn – Wednesday 29 May – The Lab, Lincoln at 6:00pm
Amberley – Wednesday 5 June – Nor’Wester at 6:00pm
Auckland – 24 July (in conjunction with Christ’s College) – Chapman Tripp at 6:00pm
Wellington – 21 August – The Wellington Club at 6:00pm

If you would like to attend any of the above regional events, please let us know by clicking here.

We look forward to welcoming you to St Margaret’s soon!