The Top International Baccalaureate Scholars in New Zealand were recognised at an awards ceremony at Saint Kentigern College last month – and all of the highest achievers were from ISNZ Member Schools.

The International Baccalaureate Diploma has become globally recognised as a qualification that not only provides students with an excellent level of subject knowledge, but also promotes their growth as young global citizens.


The release of the New Zealand Scholarship results last week has seen St Andrew’s College celebrate unprecedented academic success.

Between them, 21 Year 13, two Year 12 students and one Year 11 student from 2018, achieved 43 New Zealand Scholarships, including 13 Outstanding Scholarships.


The NZQA Scholarship Awards 2018 have been announced, and students from our Member Schools have excelled. These awards are regarded as the most prestigious secondary school academic awards in the country.


ACG Sunderland student Junheng (David) Li is the top IGCSE student in New Zealand following his extraordinary set of Cambridge exam results, which included a perfect score of 200/200 in IGCSE Mathematics (Without Coursework).

Cambridge International is a globally recognised curriculum that ACG Sunderland provides as an alternative to NCEA.


In a first for New Zealand, Samuel Marsden Collegiate School has become a Visible Wellbeing school, partnering with leading international Positive Psychology expert, Professor Lea Waters, to expand their support of student wellbeing. This initiative distinguishes Marsden as the nation’s thought leader in Positive Education and wellbeing.