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Why Kristin?

Progress with Vision, Integrity and Love

Kristin is an independent, co-educational school of approximately 1620 students from Kindergarten through to Year 13, located in Albany on Auckland's North Shore.

The Junior, Middle and Senior Schools are all situated on the same campus, on 50 acres of park-like grounds with state-of-the-art and award winning facilities. Each school follows the philosophy of Kristin while creating their own distinctive character relative to the age group of the students. Kristin is non-denominational and welcomes students from all cultures and backgrounds.

Kristin Mission Statement

Our vision at Kristin School is to provide students with a superior all-round education, to prepare them to be responsible global citizens, to think creatively, reason critically, communicate effectively and learn enthusiastically throughout life.

Academic Excellence at our IB World School

In its 40-year rise to become one of the New Zealand's leading independent schools, Kristin has established an enviable international reputation. The first school in New Zealand to introduce the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, Kristin is the only New Zealand school authorised to offer the IB Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma programmes alongside the New Zealand National Curriculum to Junior, Middle and Senior School students. The school maintains well-developed student exchange links with countries across the globe and regularly welcomes international students into its classrooms.

Kristin's proud record of success as a leading IB school has allowed students to gain entry to some of the world's most prestigious universities and our Senior School students are regularly ranked amongst the highest achievers in national and international examinations.

As an IB World School, Kristin is committed to developing an international perspective and a sense of global awareness across all three schools and throughout the wider Kristin community. Students of all year levels regularly partake in service initiatives to support others within the school, the local community and in the Asia Pacific region.

Innovation beyond the Classroom

Kristin is renowned for its progressive approach to education and has been a national leader with innovations such as the school-wide teaching of Mandarin, the development of specialised Middle School teaching methods, a digital learning programme across all year levels and a high-speed secure wireless network covering the entire campus.

Kristin's Performing Arts and Sport programmes carry long-standing reputations of excellence. Students learn confidence and teamwork, no matter their field of expertise. Kristin productions deliver theatrical experiences to rival those of professional performance groups and the school's high performance sport programmes ensure athletes are supported in both their academic and competitive pursuits.

Service and leadership are integral components of a Kristin education and students across all three schools are encouraged to take part in a myriad of community and service activities, to take on leadership roles through committees and clubs, and to make a difference in the lives of those in the wider school community. From collecting donations of food in the Junior School to the annual Prefect Project, altruism is an essential part of the Kristin culture.

Latest News 
5M are exploring the body and how it all works!
Tuesday 14th August
We are having lots of interesting learning experiences! A highlight would have to be our visits to the Life Education caravan. We spent lots of time learning about different body parts and...
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2W Visit Harold
Tuesday 14th August
2W have been fortunate enough to have two visits to the Life Education classroom this term. One of the highlights of going to the Life Ed classroom is seeing Harold and finding out what he...
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Swimming Success
Tuesday 14th August
Congratulations to Tiernan Keane who placed first in both the 50m and 100m Freestyle events at the Auckland Schools Individual Championships last weekend. Tiernan also competed in the...
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Swimming Goals Attained
Monday 13th August
Congratulations to  Eloise Raper, 7SBS, who achieved her goal of a level 1 NZ swimming time in her 100m & 200m backstroke this weekend. Eloise swam the 100m in 1.15.12 and the...
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From the Board 
Important Announcement for Kristin Families
We are delighted to announce that the appointments for two critical senior leadership...
From the Board - Our Strategic Direction
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Upcoming Events 
University of Auckland Presentation
Wednesday 15th August
Dance in the Dove
Wednesday 15th August
University of Otago Presentation
Wednesday 22nd August
Scholastic Book Fair
Friday 24th August
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