BAYFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Welcome to the Bayfield High School website. Students who come to Bayfield High School enter a new and exciting world of learning in one of Dunedin's foremost secondary schools. Bayfield is special. We are proud of our national and international reputation as a dynamic and innovative school. We provide excellent education and pastoral care. All students who come to Bayfield can be assured they will be offered a wide range of opportunities in a safe and caring environment.
Our aim is that Bayfield students will be among the leaders of tomorrow and will have the skills, knowledge and confidence necessary to embrace the challenges of an ever changing world.
Students gain personal achievement within a wide range of educational, sporting and cultural programmes. Academically we are one of the top performing schools in Otago and our students also achieve at the highest level in sport, music and the arts.
We are also fiercely proud to be co-educational. We believe that co-education enables all young people to learn in a healthy, natural and safe environment, and research evidence from New Zealand and around the world confirms the advantages of educating young men and women together. Young people who come to Bayfield are taught to contribute fully in a world where women and men work together positively and co-operatively.
Students who come to Bayfield also learn in a school which is well-resourced to meet the needs of our students. We have experienced teachers in all curriculum areas who are passionate about their subjects and teaching adolescents.