Seafield School of English
Seafield is a Category 1 provider and has earned a reputation for fun and diverse, award-winning learning experiences.
In 2012 Seafield was ranked 6th of 700 language schools in Ryugaku Journal’s (RJ) Best School Award. In 2017 Seafield retained its Category 1 status which is assessed every four years.
Seafield School of English has been recently relocated to Auckland, New Zealand’s ‘City of Sails’ from it’s original home in Christchurch. Based at Level 7/8, 242 Queen Street, Seafield offers modern learning facilities right in the heart of the CBD amongst a diverse and vibrant local atmosphere. Campus is within easy walking distance to the waterfront, bus services, shops, banks, supermarkets, cafes & bars, public libraries, gyms and other amenities. Sunny, spacious and modern, the environment here is relaxed, supportive and friendly. Perfectly set up for students who wish to excel!
Since 1982 we have been helping students experience all New Zealand has to offer.We are a multi award-winning Specialist English Language School, offering General English courses, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), and preparation for the IELTS, TOEIC and Cambridge exams.
Quality assured - Category 1
Seafield School of English holds Category 1 status with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).
‘NZQA is Highly Confident in the educational performance of Seafield School of English Limited in meeting the needs of its students by providing varied and well- constructed learning opportunities to acquire language skills that are immediately applicable in their daily lives.’ (NZQA report 2017).
View the full 2017 EER report for Seafield School of English here
Why study with Seafield?
We foster and celebrate a school environment where students feel accepted and supported. With readily available information on study resources as well as everything you need to know about living and studying English in Auckland – one of the most liveable cities in the world – Seafield ensures that your academic journey is a rewarding one. We believe that satisfied & happy students who challenge themselves to grow in every area, not just academically, will excel and succeed in life!
Professional teachers, small classes and plenty of individual attention are certainly features of our school, but it’s more than that. It’s our school’s welcoming atmosphere, the many international friendships made, and the caring and professional environment which sets Seafield apart. We are a school that students remember fondly and recommend to others.
Areas of excellence and difference
- Real-world language use for students
- Flexibility of delivery for students - Day and night; choices of afternoon classes
- High frequency observations and coaching for teachers
Friendly and Professional
Seafield campus has comfortable classrooms, student library & computer facilities, student common rooms and, of course, friendly and professional staff.
Special features of our school include:
- Ideal location in heart of Auckland CBD
- Small size classes for personalised learning experiences
- Highly qualified and experienced teachers
- Free one-to-one after class tutorials
- Free loan of textbooks
- Free Wi-Fi
- Part-time work rights* – Seafield has ‘Category 1’ status
- Accommodation placement services
- Staff who speak a variety of languages
- After school activities
Caring for our students
Sending your child to study in a foreign country can be a stressful time for parents. We take your concern as a parent very seriously. At Seafield, you can be assured your child has found a home away from home. Our friendly, welcoming and experienced teams work together to support and nurture our students, make sure they feel safe and cared for. We are invested in their personal and academic journey with us.
Our staff will provide support on and off campus, including assisting with finding safe accommodation, preparing them for part-time work opportunities, and organising fun outings and events though the year.You or your appointed legal guardian are welcome to our Orientation and we will be delighted to have you attend.
Please contact us if you need to discuss any of your concerns with us.