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Welcome to the Senior School

Kristin Senior School has a proud record of academic excellence and is committed to upholding these standards. In pursuing Senior studies at Kristin, students will receive tuition from some of New Zealand's finest teachers and will leave the school well-prepared for tertiary study.

Kristin offers a Dual Academic Pathway in the Senior School, which allows students to choose between the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or NCEA in Year 12 and 13. As the first school in New Zealand to introduce the IB Diploma, Kristin has over 25 years experience in offering this globally recognised qualification.

On average, approximately 77% of the NCEA certificates awarded to Kristin students over all three year levels are endorsed with Merit or Excellence, and in the IB Diploma our students regularly achieve a score of 40+, placing them in the top 6% worldwide. In 2014, 30% of our IB students achieved this benchmark and in recent years we have had a number of our students achieve a perfect score of 45.

Our innovative Kristin Futures model supports students as they prepare for tertiary study. A proven programme at the forefront of best practice in education, Kristin Futures enables students to plan their academic pathway through the Senior School in a way that prepares them effectively for their chosen tertiary future. The success of Kristin Futures is evident in the growing numbers of students being awarded tertiary scholarships in New Zealand and overseas.

Critical to the success of our Senior students is a culture of self-confidence, high personal standards and personal accountability within the Senior School. The opportunity to learn and practise leadership is one of the most important features of a Kristin education. The School operates on the belief that leadership is service and all students are encouraged to accept the challenge to lead.

Senior School News 
St George's Exchange - Lollapalooza
Tuesday 11th April
The first week in Argentina has been interesting, I arrived here on Friday afternoon and after a long flight finally managed to get some sleep! When I woke up, Santiago took me around the...
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St George's Exchange - Warm Welcome
Tuesday 11th April
On Friday here, Saturday in New Zealand, we landed and spent the day getting to know our host family and their friends. Over the weekend we settled in and went on our first outing to...
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AKSS Orienteering
Thursday 6th April
Congratulations to the following students that qualified for the AKSS Sprint Finals held on Saturday 1 April, following several weeks of qualifying – Georgina Dibble, Megan Bruce, Tegan...
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Auckland Cup Team Racing
Tuesday 4th April
Congratulations to our Premier Sailing Team who defeated Westlake Boys in the final to win for the first time the Auckland Cup for teams racing. In the process they also beat the top...
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NISS Water Polo Tournament
Monday 3rd April
Kristins top Water Polo teams have been competing over the last five days in the North Island Senior Secondary School tournament. Our Senior Boys team had an amazing tournament winning...
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NZSS Tennis Finals Day
Thursday 30th March
A great last day for Kristin at the NZSS Tennis Tournament where we defeated Fielding High School 4-2 and St Paul`s Collegiate 5-0. Lauren O'Malley and Tyra Daruwalla both finished the...
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Upcoming Events 
Retail Shop Open
Wednesday 26th April - Friday 28th April
SS Production - West Side Story
Thursday 11th May - Saturday 13th May
KFF Meeting
Thursday 18th May
Mid Year Exams
Monday 22nd May - Friday 26th May
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