Study English at HVHS

Hutt Valley High School has one of the best English language courses in New Zealand! We have people learning English from over 25 different countries.

Meet your teachers:


BA(hons), Dip TESOL, Dip Teaching, MA (Applied Linguistics).

David has been teaching English both in New Zealand and Japan for 15 years.

He has a wide range of experience in helping students meet their learning needs.


BA(English/Music), Dip Teaching, Certificate in Language Teaching to Adults.

Sarah has travelled all over the world and loves to meet people from different many countries. She is a very experienced ESOL and mainstream English teacher. She has taught ESOL for the last 10 years in Japan, Korea and New Zealand.

Why choose to study ESOL at HVHS?

  • Advanced ESOL programmes that get you to your goals faster
  • Small classes, so we can help you individually
  • Friendly and experienced teachers
  • Optional courses in Business English and Y13 Geography for international students. These are special classes that are designed for people who are learning English.