St Margaret's College, Christchurch

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St Margaret's College
View of a large, wooden building
Kilburn House at St Margaret's College
Beati Mundo Corde
"Blessed Are The Pure In Heart"
12 Winchester Street, Merivale, Christchurch
Coordinates 43°31′04″S 172°37′27″E / 43.5177°S 172.6243°E / -43.5177; 172.6243Coordinates: 43°31′04″S 172°37′27″E / 43.5177°S 172.6243°E / -43.5177; 172.6243
Type Private: Fully Registered girls' school (Years 1-13) with boarding facilities
Established 1910
Ministry of Education Institution no. 333
Executive Principal Gillian Simpson
School roll 700 approx
Socio-economic decile 10

St Margaret's College is an independent Anglican girls' day and boarding school in Merivale, Christchurch, New Zealand. The school is open to students in years 1 to 13.

The school was established in 1910 on the initiative of Bishop Julius of the Diocese of Christchurch, who invited the Kilburn, England-based Sisters of the Church Order to set up the school.

Prominent former students include author Ngaio Marsh.[1]

St Margaret's College is the only school in Christchurch to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma in addition to NCEA.

Ngaio Marsh, between 1910 and 1914

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