Options Evening

Options Evening – Thursday 16 August 2018


Subject Choices for 2019


We welcome parents and students of Years 8 – 12 to the Options Evening on

Thursday 16 August from 4.00pm to 7.00pm

There will be displays throughout the school where teaching staff will be available to provide information about their department’s options/subjects.

Students have been issued with Course Guides and are required to make their subject choices between 9.00am on Monday 13 August and 9.00pm on Monday 27 August. Please bring the course guide with you to the Option Evening.

Option choices will be made online using a web page portal. Access to your option choices will be available through a personal password, which will be sent to the first email address recorded for each student.

Please check your junk email as the link comes from noreply@selectmysubjects. Students without email access will enter option choices in a meeting with their Year Level Deans.

Maps of the school will be available from Reception on Thursday 16 August. We look forward to seeing you.

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NZQA Fees and Financial Assistance

A friendly reminder that NZQA Fees and Financial Assistance applications for 2018 are now due.  Fees should be paid to the School by Friday 17 August so that we are able process and send these to NZQA on time.

The fees for 2018 are as follows:-

  • All candidates                                                                                                                       $76.70
  • Domestic students entering Scholarship                                                                        $30.00 per subject
  • Foreign Fee paying students                                                                                            $383.30
  • Overseas students sitting Scholarship                                                                            $102.20 per subject

These fees will appear on your latest statements.  Where Year 13 Students have entered for one or more Scholarship Examinations, statements have been updated to reflect this.

Financial Assistance application forms are available from the School Office, or can be downloaded from the NZQA website at


Should you have any further questions regarding fees or financial assistance, please get in touch with Mr Wise.

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NZQA Top Art Exhibition

The Art Department is pleased to announce that our school is hosting the NZQA Top Art Exhibition from Monday 30 July – Friday 3 August.  Top Art is an annual touring exhibition featuring NCEA Level 3 portfolios that achieved Excellence in Visual Art in the previous year. Alongside the Top Art Exhibition, portfolio work in progress by a selection of this year’s Year 11, 12 and 13 Visual Arts students will be on display.  The exhibition will be available for the public to view from Tuesday in the Auditorium, please sign in at Reception if you wish to view the work during school hours.  Additionally, viewing will be available from 4pm – 7pm on the evening of Tuesday 31 July.


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Parent Feedback Evenings

Parent Feedback Evenings, 31 July and 8 August 2018

We warmly welcome parents, whanau and students to attend our Parent Feedback Evenings on Tuesday 31 July and Wednesday 8 August 2018 from 4 – 7pm.

The purpose of these ten-minute meetings is to provide feedback and feed forward on your student’s academic progress. Relationships are the key to everything we do at Kerikeri High School, and so we value these ten-minute meetings at this important stage of the year.

You can book your appointments at www.schoolinterviews.co.nz using the event code n6gz2. Full instructions and information about the evenings have been included below:

2018 Mid Year Parent Evening

We will also have kiosks available on the night for families and whanau who have not been able to book online, where there are appointments for staff members available.  We will also be able to take bookings at Reception for you in the week before the Parent Report Nights.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Ball Supper

A major event in the calendar of our school is the annual Senior School Ball which is happening this Saturday 28th July.

As in previous years the PTA will be preparing supper for the evening and rely on generous donations from parents and caregivers (of all year groups, not just those attending the Ball) to make an amazing supper possible. Any home-made sweets such as coconut ice, fudge, truffles or slices would be greatly appreciated.

Baking can be dropped off to Reception on Friday 27th July or to the Library on the afternoon of Saturday 28th July. The PTA are also grateful for any volunteers willing to help out on Saturday, either by helping with food preparation Saturday afternoon or during the Ball on Saturday night. If you are willing and would like to help, please contact Shelley Ellicott by phone 401 6453, 0274 828232 or email shelleyellicott@gmail.com. Thank you to all our parents and caregivers for supporting this wonderful event.

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Transition to Tertiary Whanau Evening

Mrs Crawford (Careers Advisor) will be running a Transition to Tertiary Whanau Evening for Year 13 students and their Parents and Caregivers. She will discuss applying for University, Polytech and Private Training Establishments, applying for Accommodation, Student Allowances, Student Loans and Scholarships. The event will be held at the Kerikeri High School Library.  This is a really informative evening and we would love to see you there.

Date: WEDNESDAY 4th JULY         

Time: 6.30pm (approximate finish time 7.30pm)

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Landlines Still Down

Further to our message this morning, our Landlines are still down, if your enquiry is urgent, please contact Reception on 027  701 1089.  Thank you for your patience.

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