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Thursday January 18 2018


2018 edition

Kirkwood Intermediate School of Choice

Kirkwood Intermediate is a very well resourced school where all of our practices are based on solid educational foundations. We have nine specialist Technology classrooms, a safe and vibrant community feel, and stable professional leadership. We are an inclusive school with mixed ability classes, programmes to extend and enrich all of our children and lots of opportunities in sport, cultural and academic areas. Because we are a state, co-educational intermediate school, everything we do, everything we have, and all of our plans for the future are designed for children aged 10 -13 years old – our Year 7 and 8 students often called the ‘emerging

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Breens Intermediate

Breens Intermediate School prides itself on providing top quality specialist Year 7 and 8 education. Breens has a strongly embedded school values, adolescent’. These wonderful children which focuses on quality learning and are going through a real growth spurt: raising student achievement. We intellectually, emotionally and physically. expect our students and staff to be The staff at Kirkwood choose to work BOLD, be BRAVE, be BEAUTIFUL and be BRILLIANT and to BELONG. with these children, and recognise the very special attributes and challenges Our teachers are dedicated professionals who have a sound of this age group. High standards of understanding of the specific needs of behaviour are maintained and our pre-adolescent young people. We strive children are well known for being to ensure Breens is a place where our respectful, polite and pleasant. students can feel at ease with who they are as individuals and achieve to their Our children choose to come here very best ability. seeing something about our school Relationships are at the core of what we that appeals to them, and I believe our do and our teachers pride themselves on reputation is second to none. Come and knowing their learners and families well and taking responsibility to ensure that visit our school and see yourself what each child is working towards achieve makes Kirkwood the great school it is.

Phil Tappenden, Principal

personal excellence. Our specialist staff and facilities in Foods, Textiles, Digital Technologies and Design, Manufacturing, Science and Visual Arts ensure high quality, authentic learning experiences. We actively look for ways to encourage students to extend themselves in all sorts of areas including traditional academic areas, technology, cultural, the arts, sport, outdoor pursuits and student leadership. There are many, many opportunities for all of our students to be involved in extracurricula activities outside of their classroom programme. You can learn more about our school by visiting We welcome visits from prospective families at any time during the year.

Chisnallwood School Established as a Junior High School, Chisnallwood is specifically designed to meet the needs of students in their preadolescent years. This design has been carefully developed over many years and is based on the best that has been seen in New Zealand and Internationally. By enrolling at this school you are opening doorways to opportunities that will prepare you fully for secondary school and beyond. A well-balanced mixture of specialist and home room teaching in this

highly resourced environment will capture your interest and attention in a manner that will ensure your success. Recognised as a leader in its field, Chisnallwood is nationally renowned for its achievements particularly in the areas of music, the arts, sport and all academic endeavours. This success is brought about by the quality of the resources we have and by the commitment of the highly trained and dedicated teaching staff.


Our school year starts with ‘meet the teacher’ for all students. Book a 15 minute meeting online, on either Thursday 25 January or Friday 26 January. Details are in the Orientation Pack mailed to you mid January. LATE ENROLMENTS We choose to have a no enrolment zone and currently have a limited number of places available at both Year 7 & 8 for 2018. The school office will open from Monday 22 January onwards. Phone 348 7718 Email: Phil Tappenden, Principal

Full Primary Years 1-8

37 Cunningham Place, Halswell 8025 Phone: 03 322 8735 Email:

NEW ENROLMENTS / PAYMENT OF FEES Monday 29th January, 10am - 2pm Tuesday 30th January, 10am - 2pm


2018 stationery packs are available online. Please visit the school website for more information.

TERM ONE BEGINS Wednesday 31 January, 9am

Chisnallwood Intermediate School Chisnallwood Intermediate School welcomes students to the 2018 School year. Year 7

Students commence Thursday, February 1st at 11am.

Year 8

Students commence Friday, February 2nd at 8.40am.

For further information contact: The Principal Breezes Road Christchurch Phone: Fax: E.mail: Web Site:

3884-199 3884-803 “A School proud of its academic, cultural and sporting success”


School commences on: Wednesday 31 January 2018 at 8.55 am School office re-opens on: Monday 29 January 2018 at 9.00 am School uniform shop opening hours: Tuesday 30 January 2018 10 am to 2 pm For any enquiries contact the school office 257 Waimairi Road Christchurch 8041 Telephone: 03 358 8173 Email: Web:

Welcome to new Breens students for the 2018 school year. Our staff are looking forward to meeting you and we anticipate yet another ‘Brilliant’ year at Breens Intermediate School. Welcome back to our Year 8 students. Hopefully you have all had a good holiday and are excited about your learning for this year. 2018 school year commences: Year 8 students – Monday 29th January at 8.50am Year 7 students – Tuesday 30th January at 8.50am On Tuesday 30th January – Year 7 & the new Year 8 students are to assemble on the front courts as we are holding a Mihi Whakatau at 9am to welcome new students to Breens. Parents & Whanau are invited to join us for the welcome to the Breens school community. School office will re-open on Wednesday 24th January, 2018


Intermediate School Office Hours Will be available from Thursday 25th January 2018, from 10.00am - 2.00pm. School commences Year 7: Thursday 1st February. Students to assemble in the Hall at 9.00am. School finishes at 2.00pm. Year 7/8: Friday 2nd February – Full school. All students to go to their classrooms at 8.40am. School finishes at 2.50pm. Sharon Keen, Principal Email: Phone: 3597428

The new school year begins! School opens Wednesday 31 January 9am Y7 and new pupils assemble on grass inside North Parade gates Y8 take bags to rooms and assemble in hall for Powhiri Full correct uniform, including school sunhats please Enrolment forms at school office or 03 385 2229 Full and satisfying lives

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