Botany Downs Secondary College is a public, co-educational high school in Auckland, New Zealand.
Our College has a reputation for innovation, an absolute commitment to individual student care and providing an experience for our International students that balances excellent academic outcomes with an exciting breadth of unique cultural experiences.
The College is located in Botany Downs, a suburb forty minutes from Auckland which is New Zealand’s largest city. This is a relatively new, affluent area that was primarily developed in the early 2000’s and has been designed from the ground up to create a distinctive, safe, neighbourly environment.
Directly opposite the college is Botany Town Centre, New Zealand’s second-largest shopping mall which offers a range of community facilities and an array of opportunities to keep students occupied for the duration of their stay.
NZ has a unique education system which allows students to choose the subjects that they are interested in and help them to achieve their academic goals. Our school uses Experiential learning to help develop students 21st Century skills in areas employers are looking for especially Critical thinking, Collaboration, Literacy, leadership and adaptability.