About Us

  • State School – free service
  • Teachers based Nelson to Invercargill
  • Students stay enrolled at their current school and are assisted with transition
  • Individual Learning plans
  • Access to unit standards and NCEA

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Who can be admitted to the school?

Year 1 - 13 students enrolled in a regular school and whose health prevents them from attending that school.

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Latest News

  • Welcome to 2021

    Kia ora, I would like to welcome you back to the Southern Health School for 2021. I hope you have all enjoyed a summer break and we look forward working with your child this year.

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Our Principal Welcomes You...


Thank you so much for your service and the support you provide the students. The team's empathy towards the student is the greatest asset. Megan Fidler was fantastic.

                                                                                                                                                            Dunedin 2014