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Graeme Budler
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Welcome to KingsWay School and the start of our 2019 school year.

Communications Coordinator —

Welcome back to KingsWay School. I trust and pray that 2019 will be a rich blessing to your family. Please refer to the information below regarding the three scheduled Full School Events in February.

1. New Parents Induction Evening 2019

Thursday, 7 February from 6.30pm to 9pm (Events Centre)

This will be a semi-formal evening where different aspects of the school’s systems and processes are explained. It is highly recommended that both parents attend this evening (if at all possible) if you have more than one child in different areas of the school. 


6:30pm Mix & Mingle:

An opportunity to meet other new parents, the PTA, the Board of Trustees and the Senior Management Team. The PTA will be serving you tea/coffee & dessert in the Conference Room above the Events Centre. Regrettably, no children can be accommodated on the night, please arrange childcare.

7pm General Session:

a. Learning Support, Discipline and Pastoral Care Introduction

  •  Services offered
  • Restorative Practice
  • Dean structure

b. KingsWay School Curriculum and Teaching Christianly 101

  • What does it mean to ‘teach Christianly’?
  • How does the KingsWay Curriculum differ from the school down the road?

c. Communication at KingsWay School

  • Using KAMAR to access important information
  • KingsWay App
  • KingsWay Website
  • Matthew 18 Principle

d. Introduction to Health and Safety at KingsWay School

  • How we do Health and Safety at KingsWay School
  • Police Vetting

8pm Workshop Options:

Option 1 (Senior School Focus)

  • NCEA Demystified
  • Careers and Pathways
  • Biculturalism
  • Understanding KAMAR (Student Management System)
  • BYOD
  • Q&A

Option 2 (Middle School Focus)

  • Careers and Pathways
  • Biculturalism
  • Q&A

Option 3 (Primary School Focus)

  • Meet the SMT Team
  • Biculturalism
  • Q&A

2. Whole School Parent Meeting

Meet the Teacher- 20 February 7-9pm (Event Centre)

This evening is a requirement for all parents to attend and provides you with the opportunity to meet multiple teachers as there are three repeated sessions. It is highly recommended that both parents attend this evening (if at all possible) if you have more than one child in different areas of the school. No RSVP required.

3. Family Fun Night

26 February 5pm-8.30pm (Senior Campus Field)

This is an informal, relaxed and fun evening for the whole family which is jointly organised by the PTA and Sports Council and involves eating copious amounts of free sausages and playing games on the Senior Campus field. No RSVP required.


Other documents that will assist you with your orientation to KingsWay School can be located on the KingsWay School website: www.kingsway.school.nz , however, if you have any additional queries please don’t hesitate to contact the relevant school office on 09 4270900 for Middle and Senior Schools and 09 4219350 for the Primary School.

I look forward to meeting you in the new year and getting to know you better.

Yours sincerely

Graeme Budler
Executive Principal