Prinicpal’s Message

Prinicpal’s Message

Kia Ora, Malo e lei lei, Talofa Lava, Ni Sa Bula, Ni Hao, Assalaam alaikum, Kia Orana, Namaste, Fakalofa lahi atu, Ku Musta Ka.

Welcome to our school website. We trust that you will find this information helpful in preparing your child for their enrolment at our school. Our learning programmes at Kelston Intermediate are designed to be:

Academically rigorous –

Academically at Kelston Intermediate School we embrace the experiences of our students and acknowledge their own world views. We develop goals that are inclusive of school, home and community values to make our students confident lifelong learners. We are committed to a pedagogy that ensures progress whilst upholding the mana of our tamariki collaboratively. Our students critically question and analyse the world they live in and contribute in positive ways towards their community. They aspire to be positive lifelong learners.

Culturally inclusive – 

Culturally at Kelston Intermediate School we acknowledge, encourage and embrace diversity and uniqueness, creating opportunities that enable us to celebrate difference while being secure in our own cultural identity. We acknowledge and embrace our student’s diversity and celebrate difference in all our experiences.

Socially challenging –

Socially at Kelston Intermediate School we encourage and value connections. Our community values positive relationships and confidence to navigate change in our society promoting active participation that influences global connections. Our students are able to maneuver through life in different social situations and weave together the best values, principles and morals of their communities.

We look forward to working with you in the future.


Nga Mihi

Phil Gordon