Yes. Kingslea School is a multi-campus nationwide school delivering education to some of New Zealand’s most vulnerable children. We are a special, composite decile one, state school delivering education to children and young people within residential and non-residential care throughout New Zealand.
No. Kingslea School is a mainstream school. Our homeroom teachers teach the core curriculum with a focus on literacy, numeracy and physical education.
Yes. Kingslea School operates four terms of the year like other mainstream schools, and our students have similar school holidays.
We have seven Kingslea School campuses throughout New Zealand; two in Auckland, one in Rotorua, three in Christchurch and one Dunedin.
All our students fit the Ministry of Education profile for priority learners and come to us for Care and Protection and/or Youth Justice related issues. Students at Arahina ki Ōtautahi in Christchurch are referred by their Oranga Tamariki social worker.
Yes, our teachers are fully registered.
Yes. Kingslea School is a New Zealand state school.
We are funded through Operational funding from the Ministry of Education.
We are also recipients of community funding and are fortunate to have the following organisations supporting us: