Frequently Asked Questions

There are lots of questions when you’re considering moving to a new country and school. We try to cover most of them here…

In New Zealand the school year is broken into four terms, with a long summer holiday over December and January.

2024 Term Dates
Term 1: 30 January - 12 April
Term 2: 6 May - 5 July
Term 3: 29 July - 27 September
Term 4: 14 October - 5 December

Term Dates 2025
Term 1: 28 January - 4 April
Term 2: 28 April - 27 June
Term 3: 21 July - 19 September
Term 4: 6 October - 4 December

In New Zealand, the Education Review Office (ERO) assesses schools on their teaching every few years. To read Kristin’s ERO Report click here>>

For details on Kristin School's Academic Success click here >>

This website gives you a bit of information on what life is like in Auckland:

Living in Auckland



Step inside our gates and see for yourself what makes Kristin so unique. We invite you to take a tour and observe a typical school day. Take the opportunity to engage personally with student guides and staff.