The facilities at Tolcarne provide for up to 150 boarders from Year 9 – 13.

Facilities within Tolcarne include the following:


  • Varying size of dormitory from 6 bed to individual
    (at year 13 level)
  • Large dining hall
  • Visitors lounge with stunning views of
    Dunedin City and Harbour
  • 3 sound proof practice music rooms
  • Reading Room
  • Gym
  • Laundry and drying room
  • Senior Laundry
  • Extra storage for bikes and sports gear
  • Common rooms for all year levels including
    flat screen televisions and kitchen facilities
  • Staff live-in accommodation x 2
  • Newly built Year 13 extension providing
    two five bedroom apartments with attached
    supervisor’s flat
  • Designated study areas for all levels


  • Park-like setting
  • Barbecue area
  • Outside picnic tables and areas
  • Swimming pool – (solar heated)
  • Tennis / netball court