School Community

We value individual achievement, creativity and personal excellence. We believe it is best achieved within a single sex environment where learning styles specific to girls are understood and best catered for. Our curriculum offers a wide variety of achievement opportunities and we encourage participation in a diverse range of cultural, sporting and service activities.

Our learning and teaching programmes support positive outcomes for our girls. We expect them to work hard to achieve to their potential. We value the partnership between school, students, their families and the wider community towards better achievement for all. We are lucky in that our school is set in attractive and mature grounds.

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Mission Statement & Values

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- Ko te manu e kai ana I te miro, nona te ngahere
Ko te manu e kai ana I te Matauranga, nona te ao
Knowledge is Power


- Inspired young women, equipped for life through quality education


1. Community (Manaakitanga)
2. Heritage (Taonga tukuiho)
3. Leadership (Nga Ranga tira mo apopo)
4. Learning culture (Wananga)

Strategic Goals 2016 – 2018

All Timaru Girls' High School students will experience success through a full education which recognises individual needs and reflects our vision and values (underpinned by NZ Curriculum, measured by NCEA and with support for our priority groups).

Board Of Trustees

  • Vicki McKnight (Chair, Parent Representative)
  • Sarah Davis (Principal)
  • Simone Tulley (Staff Representative)
  • Michael Winter (Parent Representative)
  • Alison Leadley (Parent Representative)
  • Ross Munro (Parent Representative)
  • Ginny Vincent (Parent Representative)
  • Sarah Milne (Co-opted)
  • Lily Bolland (Student Representative)

Board Secretary

  • Lyn George -

Staff List

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School Policies

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