Christ’s College follows the national qualifications framework (NCEA) and our students consistently outperform boys from other decile 8–10 schools, with results well above national averages. A high proportion of boys gain Merit or Excellence endorsements. An overview of 2021 results is shown below.

To further extend and challenge boys beyond Level 3 NCEA, many students also choose to sit NZ Scholarship examinations. Results are always impressive.

Every year, several boys are also awarded prestigious university scholarships. More than 90% of graduating students pursue tertiary education, either in New Zealand or overseas.

2021 NCEA Results

Excellence endorsements for Christ's College students compared with national standards and all decile 10 boys’ schools.

Excellence Endorsement (%)Level 1Level 2Level 3
Christ's College


All Decile 10 boys’ schools nationwide27.521.016.5
National average21.117.717.9

The NCEA curriculum is internationally recognised and boys who wish to attend university, whether in New Zealand or overseas, are well prepared for the challenges. Each year, boys from Christ's College successfully gain admission to world-ranked universities, including Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard and Stanford.

NZQA Scholarship 2021

Congratulations to those students who achieved outstanding results in the NZQA Scholarship examinations in 2021. College was rewarded with 54 scholarships in all.

Student Scholarship
Isaac Aitken Health and Physical Education
Reis Azlan Painting, Design and Visual Communication
Jack Belcher Biology, Chemistry, Health and Physical Education
Henry Briscoe Biology (Outstanding), Drama
Bruce Chen Calculus
Thomas Clarke Health and Physical Education
James Currie Biology, Chemistry (Outstanding), Physics, Calculus
Yusef Elnahas English
Joshua Erasmus Accounting
George Gearry English (Outstanding), Biology, Religious Studies
Oscar Gosling Geography, Economics
James Griffin English
Callum Hackston Biology, Religious Studies
Shyam Hari Statistics
Isaac Heap English
Joshua Jolly Biology, Drama
Samuel Kelly Chemistry, Physics, Earth and Space Science
Hanjun Kim Biology, Chemistry
Jeremy Kinley English, Chemistry, History
Caleb Manson Biology, Statistics
William Oakley Chemistry
Kosei Oikawa Statistics
Janindu Pahalawatta English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Statistics (Outstanding), Calculus
Bradley Shearer Biology, Economics
Claude Tellick English, Geography (Outstanding), History
Hanson Xie Chemistry, Physics, Calculus