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Study two campuses

Auckland and Christchurch!

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What the NZQA said about us

"Seafield’s success… is reflected in the consistently high levels of learner satisfaction…

and the school’s rating among the top English language schools in the world"

- NZQA report 2014

About Us

Our Philosophy

Whether you require General English, IELTS or Cambridge exam preparation, an EAP course for university or other tertiary study….or maybe just some private tuition, we can deliver a course that takes you where you want to go!

Learning English can be challenging, and as a specialist language school, Seafield knows how to help students make rapid progress with their English.

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.

We intentionally create a school environment where students feel accepted and supported. We believe that satisfied & happy students who challenge themselves to grow in every area, not just academically, will excel and succeed in life!

  • Auckland is Open!

    We are now accepting enrolments for 2016…

    With campuses in two great destinations, students have access to both the culturally-rich North Island at our Auckland campus, and the spectacular beauty of the South Island at our campus in Christchurch!

    New Zealand’s two largest cities offer great shopping, exciting nightlife, convenient transport services and a variety of cultural, leisure and sporting activities at all times of the year!

  • University Transfer Programme

    Achieve your goals…

    Offering you a direct pathway from Seafield School of English to UC International College in association with the University of Canterbury.

  • Category 1 Provider

    Work Part-time while you study…

    Seafield is very pleased to be recognized by the NZQA as a school that provides excellence in every area.

    This means you can work while you study!




Akahiro Y.

“Definitely recommend Seafield School of English to anyone who wants to study English. It was literally a life-changing experience to study at the school.”

Akahiro Y.Japan
Esther & Bruno S.

We appreciated the friendly and familiar atmosphere in the classroom. The location of the school in the city centre was perfect for us to explore Auckland. Altogether it was just the best place to study English for us! Thank you team Seafield for the amazing time we could spend with you!

Esther & Bruno S.Switzerland
Karin B.

In 1993 and 1995, I was a student at Seafield. The time at your school opened up uncountable possibilities for me. Having already had children’s book publications in German before I came to you, I now also write in English.

I’ve written articles for Writing Magazine and Self-Publishing Magazine, short stories for anthologies and AQUILA Children’s Magazine, won 1st prize in the writing for children category in this year’s Swanwick Writers’ Summer School competition, where I have also been a course leader (me, a non-native-speaker!).

High time to say thank you for the opportunities you and your school have opened up for me!

Karin B.Switzerland
Tathiane M.R.

I was looking for a very special school….

and I found it!

Tathiane M.R.Brazil

Our Success Rates

Student Satisfaction 100%
Student Achievement 98%
Seafield Average Exam Pass Rate 90%
World Average Exam Pass Rate 69%

Meet the Team

Our school is the result of team work. We are lucky to have attracted and retained exceptional people, who have made it possible to maintain an environment for students to excel in learning the English language.  From administration to exam preparation, support and pastoral care, our team is second-to-none, friendly and professional in every respect. Our team carries the undeniable ‘Seafield spirit’ that has made our school so celebrated around the world.

Get to know a little more about the team here…

William Neale

William Neale


"In the 28 years that I have worked for Seafield I have seen thousands of students from all over the world expand their opportunities through study and travel.

When I see our students achieving their goals academically and socially, and forming international friendships that can last a lifetime, I am reminded of why I enjoy working at Seafield so much!

I am proud of the way we care for our students, and of our professional team.”

Still have questions? See our Frequently Asked Questions’s