Welcome to Kaikorai Primary School
Kaikorai Primary School has a long and proud history of education success dating back to 1869. But it is its forward thinking staff, supportive community and fantastic students that makes Kaikorai Primary School so exciting.
We strive for every child to enjoy school
and to be happy during their time at Kaikorai School. We celebrate learning and success in all forms and we
encourage students to develop a love of learning and respect for others.
Our dedicated teachers are committed to unlocking the academic, sporting, cultural and social potential of your child. We welcome parents into the classroom to support learning. If you would like a guided tour of the school or an extended visit for your child then please feel free to contact me.
We look forward to working with you to provide the very best opportunities for your child.
Paid Union Meeting
Tuesday 6th September 12:30
A joint meeting is being held by the two teacher unions, NZEI and the PPTA to discuss the recently released school funding review.
This meeting will take place on Tuesday the 6th of September. All union members are expected to attend this meeting and therefore it will have a significant impact on the running of the school.
We will endeavour to remain open but if you are in a position to collect your child at 12:30 it would be greatly appreciated. For those children who cannot be collected at 12:30 they can be collected from the school hall at 3pm
I am sorry for the inconvenience, this is the first time since 2012 that both the secondary and primary teacher’s unions have called such a meeting.
The meeting is in regard to the outcomes of the Government school funding review which unions are concerned will impact on staffing and the professionalism of teachers.
If enacted, Principals and Boards of Trustees would receive funding as a "global budget” and potentially then make trade-offs between employing teaching staff and other operating costs.
Teachers unions NZEI and PPTA are very worried that this global budget would lead to:
fewer teachers and larger class sizes
less job security for teachers
lower quality teaching
fewer hours for teacher aides and support staff
more complex financial work for Boards of Trustees
Please fill out the form below if you are able to collect your child at 12:30 on Tuesday the 6th of September.
NB: For Kelly Club users please remember to advise Kelly Club of the decision that you have made.