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Student Support

At the heart of Kristin's values is a belief that the best education does more than simply instil knowledge in the minds of students. By nurturing the mental, physical, emotional, spiritual and social well-being of our students at Kristin we enable them to grow and develop to their potential, while offering support in a safe and positive environment.

Because the needs of our students differ between the age groups, each school is structured in a way to best support the needs of its students. In the Middle School this structure is evident in the Senior Leadership team where the three Assistant Principals oversee Teaching and Learning, Pastoral Care and Administration and Communications.

Deans

Five Deans support our students in the Middle School. Students in Year 7 are under the care of Mrs Deborah Plummer and transition to their House Dean during Term 4 for the rest of their time in the Middle School. These skilled and experienced teachers oversee the well-being of students in their care and are a point of contact for parents. As students progress through the Middle School, their House Dean remains with them, providing stability, familiarity and consistency throughout their four years in the school.

In Year 10 all students will meet with their Senior School Dean in preparation for entering into Year 11. This handover helps students with the transition to the Senior School and their subject choices.

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Wellness Centre

Kristin offers a purpose-built Wellness Centre that encompasses health, counselling, chaplaincy and attendance. The Well-Being team works in collaboration with students, staff and parents to enhance well-being at Kristin. We aim to create and maintain an environment where individuals can flourish and achieve their full potential.

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ICT Helpzone

An important branch of Information Services at Krisitn, our skilled and helpful ICT team is available to support students with queries relating to our Digital Learning Programme and BYO devices. ICT Services is located on the first floor of the Library Information Centre (LIC). Whilst on campus, students can visit during the school day. During Term Breaks, visits are welcome however appointments are necessary.

Opening Hours: Monday-Friday (during term time), 8am-4.30pm
09 415 9566 Ext 2414
boost@kristin.school.nz

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International Student Support Services

In addition to general support, the Deans and the International Services team work closely together to ensure all International Students feel welcome at Kristin. Student Visa holders can expect the following assistance from the International Services team:

  • Orientation guidance
  • First Language assistance
  • Home-stay selection and monitoring
  • Visa renewal advice
  • Student progress interviews
  • Parent/guardian communications

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Houses

Four Houses encompass all students and teachers at Kristin and form a significant part of the Kristin culture. The House spirit is most evident at school events such as Athletics, Swimming Sports and House Music.

Apollo – Blue
Jupiter – Red
Mariner – Green
Saturn – Yellow

From the point of enrolment, students remain in the same house throughout their time at the school. Where possible students are enrolled in the same House as their siblings/parents when a family history exists.

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Middle School News 
Year 7 & 8 Swimming Sports Championships
The National Aquatic Centre hosted the annual Year 7 and 8 swimming sports Tuesday 14 February. There was some intense competition...
Year 9 - 13 Swimming Championship
The year 9 - 13 school swimming sports were held again at the fabulous National Aquatic Centre 12 Feb 2019. Our competitive swimmers...
Athletics Success
Holly Barry (Year 11) has started the year in fine style. Competing in the Auckland Track and Field Championships last weekend Holly...
Summer Sporting Success
Cricket Congratulations to Izzy Gaze Year 11 who represented Auckland at both u15 and u18 level in the national cricket...
Congratulations Bree Ackland
Bree has been nominated to compete in the following overseas competitions next year for diving, this will be subject to selection criteria...
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Upcoming Events 
Middle School Meet the Teacher Evening
Wednesday 20th February
KFF Creative Arts Workshop
Friday 22nd March
New Parents Dinner
Wednesday 27th March
Mufti Day
Wednesday 3rd April
KFF Exec Meeting & AGM
Thursday 4th April
Prefect Quiz Night
Friday 5th April
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