About Wesley College

Wesley College was established in 1844. It is New Zealand’s oldest registered school. Wesley College was the first Private School to integrate in the State Education system under the terms of the Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975. The Integration Agreement was signed in 1976.Under the terms of the Agreement:

  • We are Christian
  • We are Methodist
  • We are Accepted
  • We are called to be and to do …
  • We belong

To read in more detail download a copy of the Methodist Ethos.

Download a copy of the Historical Development of the Special Character.

Attendance at Chapel services and Religious Education [Life and Faith] classes are a condition of enrolment at the School and residence in the Hostel.

The College provides education to male and female students from Year 9 to Year 13 [Form 3 to Form 7].

Enrolments are taken for both boarding and day students.

Historic Information

Download a copy of reflections of the history of Wesley College.


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