What is co-location, and what does it mean for Blenheim’s colleges?

Put simply, co-location means the colleges will continue to operate as two separate single-sex schools, with separate Boards of Trustees and their own uniforms, values and culture, but situated side-by-side on a single campus. Back when the idea of shifting Marlborough Boys’ College and Marlborough Girls’ College was first mooted, the Marlborough community chose, by way of public consultation by the Ministry of Education, to co-locate the schools. The co-location model is different from co-education. Co-location means the two schools are merely located on one site, which enables potential opportunities for sharing (such as specialist subject areas and larger resources like gyms), while co-ed

Final public consultation drop-in session

The colleges are holding a final 'drop-in' information session for the public to learn about and feed back on the draft co-location Aspirations, Vision and Principles. Wednesday 27 September Marlborough Girls' College staffroom 6 - 7pm #Consultation

Marlborough Girls' College

Ph 03 520 8448

Marlborough Boys' College

Ph 03 578 0119

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