Message from the Principal

A Leader in Inspirational Learning Programmes

Nayland College has been serving the Nelson community for over 50 years. Over this time it has being a leader in developing inspirational learning programmes, nurturing students to reach their full potential and has placed a high value on developing independent, confident learners who have control of their own futures.

A Fresh Vision For Our Future

As we move forward Nayland College is taking the best of our past and merging it with a fresh vision for our future. We want our reputation as a school that ensures our students leave us as confident, adaptable contributors to be blended with a clear, professional focus and vision of meeting the learning needs of young adults in the 21st Century.

A genuine partnership with our families and whānau

The quality of a school reflects the quality of its relationship with the community it serves. At Nayland College we strive to have a genuine partnership with our families/ whānau and know that this relationship is integral to improving the achievement outcomes of our students.

I invite you to join us in this exciting period in history of our school. Together we can ensure that our young people are the confident leaders of the future.

Picture by Tim Cuff - 30 April 2019 - Nayland College Prospectus pictures, Nelson, New Zealand

Daniel Wilson

What People Are Saying About Nayland College

"The time I spent at Nayland was a defining factor in the attainment of my dream career. Nayland College is not just a school – it is a unique environment that fosters so much more than just academic achievement, but also the development of who you are as a person. It is a place that encourages its students to dream big." - Rory East, Royal Marine

"Nayland College has an intentional focus on strategies that are known to promote high-quality teaching and learning.” - ERO Report (2016)