Important Dates:

Open Day                                  Thursday 7 March 2019

Yr 9 Notification by                  Friday 24 May 2019

Yr 10-13 Enrolments Close     Monday 16 September 2019




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Thursday 7 March 2019

10.00am - 2.00pm

34 Argyle Street



10.00 a.m.          Morning tea will be available on your arrival in the Hostel dining room.

10.30 a.m.          We invite you to meet and listen to the Head of Boarding: Mr Murray McKenzie on hostel life and the application process. Headmaster: Mrs Susan Hassall. Dean of Boarding: Mr Jeremy Quigley on monitoring academic performance. Senior Master: Mr Mita Graham on behaviour at school and student leadership. Junior Curriculum Co-ordinator: Ms Caitlyn Brown on subject choices and options. Deputy Headmaster: Mr Nigel Hotham on sporting opportunities. Head of Health & Physical Wellbeing Faculty: Mr Todd Miller on the Elite Sport programme. Director of Arts and Culture: Ms Jamieson Hudson. Argyle Head Prefect: Hakaraia Richards-Coxhead, and Junior Boarding students.

11.15 a.m.          Tours of the Hostel and School, escorted by Year 9 students from Argyle House.

12.30 p.m.         Lunch in Hostel Dining Room.

1.15 p.m.            Tours of the Hostel and School continue.

2.00 p.m.            Open Day concludes.


Hostel applications for Year 9 in 2020 close on Friday 5 April 2019

Have you Considered ‘Argyle House’ for your Son’s Future Educational, Cultural and Sporting Opportunities?

Argyle House offers:

  • Modern comfortable accommodation for 170 Year 9 to Year 13 boys.
  • Seven Masters (ALL teaching at HBHS), four Assistant Masters. One week day Matron residing on-site; one weekend Matron residing off-site.
  • Three Masters each evening to supervise Prep.
  • Year 12 and some Year 13 boys are accommodated in motel-unit-type accommodation with their own ensuite and attached Prep. facilities.  Single room self-contained accommodation at the Grove adjacent to the school for 27 Year 13 students.
  • Years 11, 10 and 9 boys are accommodated in the Dorm Block with each dormitory divided into cubicles.
  • Head Chef and catering assistants to provide nutritious and varied meals.
  • WiFi access to internet under BYOD policy. Desktop computer facilities available in the junior prep room linked through school network. Chrome Books provided for senior prep in the Dining Room.
  • Tutoring assistance.
  • Large Common rooms with excellent recreational facilities
  • 20 hectares of school grounds for additional recreational games and activities.

Argyle House has vacancies for 2020 and beyond for all Year levels.

We look forward to meeting you on Thursday 7 March 2019.


Enquiries to Mr Murray McKenzie (Head of Boarding)

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