Our campus based in Karori is a leafy green oasis that provides an ideal learning environment.

Marsden is set on a generous four hectares of park-like grounds in Karori, Wellington, providing ample space for sporting and recreational activities with six tennis courts, large playing fields (including an all weather multi-sport turf), and an adventure playground for younger children. 


Take a birdseye tour of our Campus

Te Manawa o te Kura

At the centre of Marsden’s campus is Te Manawa o te Kura, the heart of the school, featuring Learning Studios, foyer and iCentre designed by Athfield Architects. Students have access to specialist teaching spaces, science and technology laboratories, art rooms, the food and design technology rooms, the creative Waihanga space, and a Sports Education Centre. Senior students enjoy the use of their own common room.



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Our large tiered auditorium creates a contemporary venue for assemblies, music and drama activities and productions.




As an Anglican School, Marsden is committed to imparting the Christian values which are part of its special character. Within our grounds lies the beautiful Baber Chapel. Pupils of diverse religious beliefs are welcomed, tolerance of difference is encouraged and diversity celebrated. Marsden Primary hold regular services to share Virtues and Values. Students sing, pray together and are encouraged to contribute ideas and music in this special place at services led by our Chaplain and teachers.


Cultural Centre

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The oak-panelled Cultural Centre with fireplace provides a welcoming environment for bringing together the Marsden family and external visitors. With it's intimate atmosphere it is the perfect space for musical soirees, school dances, shared breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Encouraging Sporting excellence

Marsden offers a leading education and high performance environment and helping our girls to reach their sporting potential is a priority. With generous park-like grounds, top quality sports facilities and dedicated staff we support and encourage our students to achieve their sporting dreams.


The Marsden campus has green, spacious grounds. We have a full size football field with a summer cricket wicket and nets, as well as a quarter size all-weather AstroTurf. As well as six tennis/netball courts, we have a well-resourced gymnasium which features a full size basketball/netball court and state-of-the-art sound system. The space can be divided in two, offering room for multiple sports activities, such as badminton and handball.

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A separate fitness suite is well stocked with rowing machines, exercise bikes, treadmill, cross trainer and a range of weights to help our students maintain fitness.


Individuals and teams compete locally, around the country and across the Tasman Sea, doing a fantastic job in representing the school and achieving excellent results along the way.


Cafeteria with Healthy Options

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Marsden has a large light-filled cafeteria, which opens onto a sunny courtyard.  Fine Cuisine operates the kitchen and they are committed to providing delicious and healthy options for students and staff. The Cafeteria is open during term time and runs from 8.00am– 1.30pm. It operates on a cash or EFTPOS system.