Craighead Crest

Open Day

19 May 2024 - 2pm start

Our campus will be open for prospective students and parents to view from 2pm. All visitors are invited to the Turley Auditorium at 2pm. Groups will be given a guided tour by our senior students. Those that wish to view the Boarding House will need to book a tour using the form linked below.

Book a Boarding House Tour

Craighead provides a nurturing and enriching educational experience that prepares students for future success and leadership

Craighead Diocesan School, nestled in the heart of Timaru, New Zealand, is a prestigious girls' secondary school renowned for its commitment to excellence in education, fostering a vibrant community of learning and personal growth. With a rich history and a forward-looking approach, we offer a nurturing environment where each student is encouraged to achieve her full potential, both academically and personally. Our dedicated staff, diverse curriculum, and strong values instill confidence, resilience, and leadership, preparing our students to become successful, responsible citizens and leaders of tomorrow.

Students working together at a desk.

Teaching and Learning

Stained glass window in the Chapel.

Special Character

Common area in the Boarding House.


Girls laughing on a bridge.


Girl skiing in the mountains.


International students working together at a desk.