Your child was born brilliant. Let's keep them that way.
Seven Oaks is an independent primary and intermediate school that champions the human spirit.
We guide each of our students to embrace their own mind, body and imagination to find a purposeful path in life. Our advanced Brilliant Curriculum® empowers students to shine on every level – intellectual, practical, spiritual, emotional and social – because their learning is personal, meaningful and, crucially, joyful.
Our website illustrates how Seven Oaks is a totally different model of education, tailor-made for each individual and empowering them to create a brilliant future for themselves and the planet.
WE ARE CHANGING THE FACE OF EDUCATION
The world is changing rapidly. Seven Oaks Seven Oaks is a guiding light for the future of education, established in 2009 to equip children with the attributes to thrive in our emerging, unpredictable world.Discover our Brilliant Curriculum >
WE ARE READY AND MOVING
We are establishing a new school to house 120 primary and intermediate students on a permanent four-hectare site in Halswell. We plan to grow our roll to 480 students by 2026 across pre-school, primary, intermediate and secondary levels. We need to complete the build and move by March 2017!View new school plans >
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Stage I is underway. $3m has been spent on the land, buildings and consents but a further $2.2 is required to complete the fit-out of buildings and fencing, playgrounds, gardens, signage and equipment. We and the students need your support to continue on our journey.How you can help >
SHAPING THE MIND
March 6th 7-10pm
Canadian educator Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, known as ’the woman who changed her brain’, was born with severe learning disabilities. As a child she read and wrote everything backwards, struggled to process concepts in language, and was hopelessly uncoordinated. Through iron will she made it to college where she discovered research that inspired her to invent cognitive exercises to firstly 'fix' her own brain and then remediate students with specific learning difficulties. Her Arrowsmith Program targeting 19 cognitive functions now runs in 55 schools throughout Canada, US, Australia and New Zealand (including Seven Oaks!). Barbara is coming to Christchurch.Read more and register: