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Our School

Crimson Global Academy is a world-class, registered online high school designed for ambitious students.

What is Crimson Global Academy?

Crimson Global Academy (CGA) is a world-class, registered online high school designed for ambitious students seeking to take accelerated academic courses and further their learning by studying additional subjects.

Through an immersive e-learning environment, students, ordinarily between ages 13 and 18, receive outstanding instruction through real-time online classrooms and interactive tutorial groups.

Our registered teachers bring rich subject expertise and have an average of 20+ years of experience teaching at top private schools across the UK and New Zealand. Our Academic staff have:

  • Tutored for National Olympiad teams
  • Taught students that achieved the Top in Country and/or in the World for relevant subjects
  • Educated students with perfect scores for the Standard Assessments Tests (SATs), and more.

Their dedication, depth and passion for teaching inspires and builds confidence in students to achieve their potential.

What is Crimson Global Academy?
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Connecting academically ambitious students with world-class teachers


Offering unparalleled extracurricular opportunities and leadership roles


Built on a history of student achievement and university admissions success

Why Crimson Global Academy?

At CGA, we challenge our students with a rigorous, reputable and internationally recognised curriculum. Pupils are able to take International GCSE and/or A-Level subjects offered by Pearson Edexcel, the UK’s leading curriculum provider.

CGA uses leading technology to provide a rich online experience for our students. Our promise is to deliver an outstanding level of education to aspirational students around the world and to equip young people to be competitive and successful on a global stage.

Students can join CGA from anywhere in the world and have the option to either enrol part-time, in conjunction with their standard schooling, or in a full-time capacity.

Our students extend themselves far beyond the standard curriculum and in turn, present some of the most persuasive university applications in the world.

What is Crimson Global Academy?
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Who is Crimson Global Academy built for?

CGA was founded for students and families who seek personalised online education opportunities, which provide flexibility and a dynamic pace of learning. CGA is a highly attractive option for students and families who resonate with any of the following circumstances:

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Part-time or full-time enrolment options

Students can join CGA either

  • Part-time: in addition to their traditional school, with classes in the evening or weekend, or;
  • Full-time, as their only school, with classes during regular school hours.

CGA is ordinarily designed for high school-aged students (between 13 to 18 years old), however, we may, and often do, accept early enrolment for exceptionally bright students who are emotionally ready for the challenge.

About CGA

Explore the vision, mission and values that fuel Crimson Global Academy’s vibrant and inclusive community. Meet the passionate educators and students who are living and breathing a new mode of learning at Crimson Global Academy.

Welcome from our Principals

Our approach to online learning is designed to optimise every dimension of student academic achievement.

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Our Philosophy

Explore the vision, mission and values that fuel Crimson Global Academy’s vibrant and inclusive community.

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Our Leadership Team
Our Leadership Team

With notable backgrounds in school management, government and business, meet the educators and entrepreneurs leading Crimson Global Academy.

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Meet Our Teachers
Meet Our Teachers

Our academic faculty have been rigorously vetted and thoughtfully selected for their inspiration, engagement and proven track record of outstanding student results.

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Student Life
Student Life & Testimonials

With students currently enrolled from 18 countries, the Crimson globe feels small and limitless at the very same time. Meet our students and watch testimonials here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why choose CGA?

There are many reasons to choose CGA. A brick and mortar school is inherently bound to a physical location and various established structures, while CGA offers flexibility, learning at your own pace, superb teachers, anywhere you are.

CGA prepares students for the real world – a student-centric, problem-based approach to learning using the very best that technology has to offer; and integrating all your studies into a modern, internationally recognised curriculum.

How does an online school compare with brick and mortar schools?

In many respects, online schooling removes much of the inefficiency and rigidity that is common in traditional brick-and-mortar schools. No time wasted in the physical coordination of large groups, no paper-based administration, no limitations on following a student’s progress in a big class, no passive learning, no school uniform and no one-size-fits-all approach.

At CGA, you can’t hide in the back row. Every student is seen and heard, and no one is left behind. Learning time is precious, and learning analytics help CGA keep track of a student’s cognitive and behavioural development. The same discipline that exists at a brick-and-mortar school is valued online, and your academic support team will help you stay on track every step of the way.

Who is Crimson Global Academy for and are there any restrictions or limitations?

The intended age range for CGA is 13-18, however we believe education should not be based on age but rather that admission and progression should be based on competency and diagnostic testing of student ability. You can expect exceptions to be made for extraordinary achievers.

The school generally serves students who are self-motivated with highly engaged parents and a desire to be a future world leader. As a result, we do not accept students who are not academically motivated and talented relative to their normal school age expectations.

We believe geographical barriers should not limit access to the best learning opportunities. Despite our primary student base being in New Zealand, students can enroll from around the world and schedule courses to allow for a diverse, global student class and instructor team.

Physical study spaces are available in more than 20 countries with more than 30 physical locations across New Zealand, including our HQ in 125 St George’s Bay Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand.

How do I apply for a place at CGA?

Start your application by visiting the Apply page under the Admissions Menu.

Is CGA a safe and inclusive environment?

CGA will ensure that all students will be provided with a safe learning environment.

CGA has experienced and talented teachers and specialist counselling staff who have worked in many of the best schools in NZ and across the world.