Kaikorai Primary School


A very warm welcome to Alysha O'Connor, Harvey Clarke, Hope Davey, Lucca Groescho and their families!

Upcoming Events

  • Monday 12 October - First day of Term 4
  • Monday 12 October - Senior Swimming
  • Saturday 17 October - Street Party
  • Monday 19 October - Senior Swimming
  • Monday 19 October - Tuesday 20 October - PBL Expo at the Community Gallery in the Octagon
  • Friday 23 October - Room 2A Assembly
  • Monday 26 October - Labour Day
  • Tuesday 27-30 October - Middles Swimming
  • Thursday 29 October - Class Photos
  • Friday 30 October - Next Newsletter out
  • Tuesday 3 November - North Zone Sports
  • Friday 13 November - Teacher Only Day
  • Friday 11 December - Last day of term

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Well done to the following students!

Phoenix Haddow - A gold medal and most promising boy at the Speed Skating Championships.

Charlotte Watkins - A gold medal at the Affinity Gymnastics competition in Christchurch in Step 4 (unders age group). She came 1st overall- 1st vault, 2nd bar, 2nd beam, & 4th floor.   Silver medal in the DGA Invitational Artistic Gymnastics Competition. Second place overall in Step 4.

Holly Watkins - 3 gold medals at the Balclutha Gymnastics Competition, Step 1 (overs age group) - Floor, Beam & Bar.

Libby Gordon - DGA Invitational Super Series Step 1 (Unders) 1st on Bar.

Rosie Hebden - DGA Invitational Super-series Step 1 (Overs). 1st on beam, 1st on bars, 2nd on vault, 6th overall.

Lucia Morey - Second in a very competitive Open Primary Individual section at the Aerobics Regionals held in Invercargill

Sophie Wellington -  1st = on Floor Step 3 Gymnastics (Under and Over Age Group) Balclutha- Apparatus Super Series 2020. 3rd Overall (Step 3 Gymnastics Under Age Group) and 1st Team award at the DGA Invitational Super Series 2020.




  1. Principal News

    Last week I was showing a new parent through the school who works at the hospital and we were both very impressed with the quality of ... Read more…
  2. Syndicate News

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  3. Junior News

    The end of term is always a busy time, with this one being no different. There has been huge excitement with the opening of the new ... Read more…
  4. Middle Syndicate News

    It's hard to believe that we're already at the end of the term. It's been another busy one with lots of exciting things happening ... Read more…
  5. Senior News

    Keeping ourselves safe, PBL, fundamental skills, swimming, camp, and a new playground! Read more…
  6. School News -Proudly Sponsored by Katie Lane Law

    Notary Public and Family Law Specialist Read more…
  7. Project Based Learning

    Project Based Learning is in full swing at Kaikorai now. All classes are looking at the new hospital rebuild and have been working ... Read more…
  8. Property News

    After what has seemed like an eternity of discussing and planning property issues it was a highlight to have an official opening of ... Read more…
  9. Sports News

    This week winter sport has wrapped up for another year. The season started off with huge excitement. Quickly it turned to uncertainty ... Read more…
  10. PAL News, September edition

    What has our PAL group been up to lately? Read more…
  11. Video: KPSTV 2020 - Episode 3

    All of the highlights from Term 3. Read more…
  12. Crazy Hair Day!

    How fantastic were our efforts at crazy hair day? Read more…
  13. Skool Loop Sponsors

    Thank you to the businesses who have kindly supported our school and the Skool Loop app. Read more…
  14. Violin lessons available at Kaikorai Primary school.

    Want to improve your child's focus, perseverance, academic scores, and even IQ, whilst also giving them access to the 'language of the ... Read more…
  15. Recognition form

    From time to time we have a number of children who do well in activities outside of the school. We love hearing about these but do not ... Read more…
  16. Student Work - Proudly sponsored by Sean Waller Photography

    Student Work - Proudly sponsored by Sean Waller Photography Read more…
  17. Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

    Last week (Monday 21st - Sunday 27th) was Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - The Māori language week. Read more…
  18. Fundamental Skills

    Written By Lydia & Phoenix Read more…
  19. New playground

    We have been loving the new playground! Read more…
  20. Parent Group News - Proudly sponsored by Thermawood

    Proudly sponsored by Thermawood Read more…
  21. SCHOOL STREET PARTY

    SATURDAY 17 OCTOBER 11.00am to 2.00pm Read more…
  22. Community News - Proudly sponsored by Dan Ferguson - One Agency

    Dan will donate $500 from any sale linked to Kaikorai Primary School Read more…
  23. Kaikorai Junior Cricket Club

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  24. Ocho Chocolate Holiday Programme

    See PDF for more info Read more…
  25. Playball Holiday Programme

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  26. Lego Competitions

    See pictures for more information. Read more…
  27. Join Ariki Children's Athletics Club this summer!

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