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About Us

Onslow College is an environment that encourages independence, self-discipline, and social responsibility with a student-centred philosophy.

We promote an inclusive environment for all students and is renowned for the positive staff-student relationships and large co-curricular involvement of both groups. Through the creative talents and enthusiasm of our students and staff we strive for excellence in all aspects of College life.

Diversity and individuality is encouraged whilst ensuring behaviour does not constrain the rights of other students to an excellent education.

We work hard to communicate with its wider community and involve families with their key role in supporting student learning.

Onslow College is a coeducational, decile 10 state secondary school located in the north-western suburbs of Wellington. Our zone includes Johnsonville, Churton Park, Ohariu Valley, Broadmeadows, Khandallah, Ngaio, Chartwell, Crofton Downs, Wilton, Wadestown and Northland. We also serve Karori and Kelburn. Onslow College operates an enrolment scheme. There is no prescribed uniform for students.

There are approximately 1250 students, 90 teachers and 30 support staff at Onslow College.

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