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Welcome to the Junior School

Kristin Junior School caters for students from Kindergarten through to Year 6. Our innovative and proven programmes are designed to challenge our students while ensuring that their natural inquisitiveness, their creativity and the inherent sense of fun are nurtured along the way.

Our teachers are professional educators who have the children's best interests at heart. The International Baccalaureate framework supports their skills and expertise, providing support and extension opportunities for all students. This capacity for differentiation allows students to access the curriculum at their level, while encouraging individual growth and achievement of personal bests.

Kristin is the first school in New Zealand authorised to teach the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP), which all students follow alongside the New Zealand Curriculum.

Junior School News 
Watercare
Thursday 23rd March
As part of our Unit of Inquiry ‘Sharing the planet' Sally Smith from Watercare came to teach us about what people do to purify the water and be able to see through it. She told us about...
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Writing like Amazing Authors
Wednesday 22nd March
This term Year 2 have been working hard on their descriptive writing. We have explored a Moment in Time, and looked at the different ways we can make our writing interesting. 2N has...
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Biomes
Wednesday 22nd March
As part of our inquiry into Sharing the Planet, 3S have been researching about Biomes. As a provocation for the inquiry we watched a selection of interesting wildlife videos that inspired...
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Junior School Bouquets
Tuesday 21st March
Congratulations to the following students: Year 2 Emma Putintceva for being a communicator and showing focus with literacy tasks Austin Zhang for being a thinker and...
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Changing times
Thursday 16th March
Year 2 went back in time to explore the concept of Change for their current unit of inquiry. Dressed the way children would have in the 1800’s, the children visited Howick Historical...
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5B Highlights for Term 1, 2017
Thursday 16th March
What an exciting start to the year. We have already completed lots of fun and interesting work and these are some of the highlights from 5B. We have recorded our thoughts and highlights. ...
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Upcoming Events 
Mufti Day
Tuesday 28th March
JS Grandparents Day
Friday 31st March
Junior School Harvest Festival
Monday 3rd April - Friday 7th April
KFF AGM
Tuesday 4th April
Dads Drinks
Thursday 6th April
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