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Prospectus 2019
King’s is opportunity
Prospectus 2019 King's is opportunity - King's College
Thank you for considering                 As well as the technical knowledge
             King’s College as your future             gained through ICT, ‘soft skills’ such
                                                       as collaboration, innovative thinking and
             secondary school. As you and
                                                       adaptability will stand students in good
             your family look to King’s, we            stead once they leave the College.
             invite you to visit the College
                                                       We want to teach our students what
             to experience first-hand our              to do when they don’t know what the
             unique learning community.                next step is or if they are unsure of what
                                                       to do. That’s what is important to us.
             At King’s College we are constantly

A message    thinking about what the future
             might look like for our students
                                                       We also think personalising the
                                                       learning experience for students

from our
             and therefore what skills might be        (and making it compulsory for them
             required. The skills of being able to     to take part in sports and cultural
             articulately express yourself verbally    activities) is vital in preparing

Headmaster   and on paper will remain but the way
             we communicate is going to change,
                                                       them for the future beyond King’s,
                                                       whether that is higher education or
             including other methods and modes.        the workforce.
             Our job is to teach skills that           One way we do this is through small
             can assist our students in the            class sizes. The average class size is
             future, giving them not only              15 students, with a maximum of 22
             the hard knowledge to succeed             or 23; some courses are delivered
             independently but the soft skills as      to classes as small as seven or eight.
             well — the sense of involvement in        We control the roll to maintain those
             community, the ability to be intuitive    class sizes, because we think it’s
             and collaborative — so they can           very important.
             make the most of the opportunities
                                                       In a competitive tertiary
             presented to them.
                                                       environment, students need to have
             Right now, our focus at King’s            great academic results, but they also
             is on taking a personalised               need to have an all-round education.
             approach to education as well as          We need to prepare them for
             harnessing technology to advance          independence and to be self-reliant,
             student learning.                         to teach them what to do when they
                                                       are not sure what to do, to enable
             There’s no question of the impact
                                                       them to be self-motivated and self-
             technology is having on student
                                                       controlled and to have the ability to
             learning, but we also hope it can
                                                       generate their own futures.
             extend learning opportunities. King’s
             College is responding to dramatic         We give them support at King’s
             changes in the workforce, modes of        through the house system and
             study and the way we live.                mentoring but, at heart, we
                                                       are encouraging them to be
             ICT is a vital part of learning at
                                                       independent, because they will need
             King’s – showing students what
                                                       to be once they leave.
             the possibilities are, using the
             advantages of technology, but also
             teaching them how to manage the           Simon Lamb
             disadvantages: Technology is not in       Headmaster
             itself a panacea for education and
             will not solve all the problems.

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King’s is opportunity

Our vision:                            Our mission:
To provide the best all-round          We aim to provide excellence in teaching and learning within a
education it is possible               well-balanced education context involving the academic, cultural,
to obtain.                             social, physical, emotional and spiritual dimensions of life.

Here’s a look at what some of our Old Collegians have gone on to do since graduating
from King’s College:

                        Eady                             Onosa’i
                        2015–16)                         (Peart, 1998–02)
                        Professional                     Assistant Chaplain,                      Gregg
                        Athlete                          King’s College


      KING’S IS
                      KING’S IS
                ”              ”
      Dan Ahwa                         Kate Kerr
      (Parnell,                        (Middlemore,
      2000–02)                         2007–08)
      Fashion Editor,                  Architect

      Viva Magazine

                                                                                 KING’S IS

      “   KING’S IS                       “KING’S IS
                           ”                         ”
                                                                               Dr Miles
                                                                               (Peart, 1990–94)
                                                                               Founder Pop-up

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Our History

Our students benefit from our rich history and                         When King’s College was established in 1896 the founder                                     Steady growth in the roll and an amalgamation with
the strong community that has developed                                and principal Mr Graham Bruce described the aim of                                          St John’s Collegiate saw the College moved from its
                                                                       the College as being able to provide “the best all-round                                    first site in Remuera (now the site of King’s School) to
around the College since its foundation more
                                                                       education it is possible to obtain”.                                                        Middlemore in 1922, where it has been located ever since.         First girls at King’s College, 1980.
than 120 years ago.
                                                                       While the College has seen many changes, our commitment                                     Many of the College’s earliest buildings remain and
                                                                       to providing an excellent all-round education and to                                        are central to life at the College, including the Abbott         Since the College opened on the Middlemore site, a tireless
                                                                       developing the mind, body and spirit of our students has                                    Building and our Memorial Chapel which opened in 1925.           building programme has accommodated the growth and
                                                                       remained the same.                                                                                                                                           development of the College.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Boarding houses have been re-sited on extensions to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    property. A gymnasium, assembly hall (The Great Hall),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    science and art blocks, and the music school have all added
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    valuable new spaces and facilities for our students.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The College’s centenary was marked by the opening of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    new library, another science building, more classrooms and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a university-style lecture theatre.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    More recently the College has seen the opening of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Roy Kelley Design Technology Centre, the magnificent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Campbell sports complex and the beautiful Chapel Close.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Development of new buildings and the evolution of our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    College site is an ongoing activity as we look to support
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the success of our students and honour the history of
     1,200 meals a day, 1971.                                                                                                                                                                             Radio Physics, 1971.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    our College.
                                         1913                                                                       1945                      1955
            King’s College amalgamated with                                                            Roll grows after the                  Memorial                                 1977                      1984                            1997                                   2016
                         St John’s Collegiate.                             1924                  Depression and war years.             Building opens       1961                  Opening of                    Middlemore                      Greenbank           Introduction of girls from
             WWI – the College loses 110 past                              Parnell House                 Selwyn House               to commemorate          Averill House      the Day House                    House                           House                  Year 11 and opening of
             students and two Headmasters.                                 established.                        established.                     WWII        established      accommodation                      established                     established.             Te Pūtake Lodge.

     1896                                                    1922           1925                                          1947                          1959                     1971                 1980                         1996                     2006                                 Today
     King’s College opens in Remuera              College moves to          King’s College        Marsden and Peart (both                               Major House              Rebuilding of the    Introduction             Centennial          Taylor House                         We continue our
     (now the site for King’s School).   Middlemore site in Ōtāhuhu.        Memorial Chapel    originally made up Town House                            established              Boarding Houses      of girls to         celebrations for           established.                       commitment to
     Roll grows to more than 280            St John’s and School            opens.          from 1926, until the split into these                                                                     King’s College.      King’s College                                                   excellence,
     students.                                  House established.                               two separate Houses in 1947)                                                                         Years 12 and 13                                                                      Virtus Pollet.

    King’s College Memorial Chapel,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  New boys, 1928.
    Abbott Building and Dining Hall, 1927.

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Teaching and learning

Providing the best all-around    An all-round teaching                                                                                                     The qualification
education possible is at the     and learning                                                                                                              journey
heart of the King’s College      philosophy                                                                                                                Our curriculum has been developed
educational philosophy. Our                                                                                                                                to offer the best possible learning
goal is to prepare our students Founding Headmaster Graham Bruce                                                                                           experience and to meet the needs of
                                 determined that King’s College should
so that they can flourish in    “provide the best all-round education                                                                                      every student.
today’s rapidly changing world. it is possible to achieve”. That                                                                                           We have a two-year lower school
                                                                             commitment remains today and is now                                           curriculum for Year 9 and Year 10
We recognise that a successful
                                                                             evident in the eight key dimensions:                                          students. This programme combines
education has many different strands
                                                                             learning, internationalism, democracy,                                        traditional academic subjects with a
and we have identified eight key
                                                                             environment, adventure, leadership,                                           wide range of life skills and thinking
dimensions that inform the King’s
                                                                             service and spirituality. Each of these                                       skills to give them a strong base for
Teaching and Learning Philosophy.
                                                                             dimensions guides our approach to                                             the future.
This approach places our students at
                                                                             teaching and shapes the environment
the centre of everything we do.                                                                                                                            In Year 11 our students can access the
                                                                             we create for our students.
                                                                                                                                                           National Certificate of Educational
                                                                             Every King’s student benefits from                                            Achievement (NCEA) pathway and the
                                                                             our all-around Teaching and Learning                                          Cambridge International Examinations
                                                                             Philosophy. A student with an all-                                            (CIE) pathway. In Year 12 and Year 13
                                                                             round education is a good thinker,                                            they choose between these two great
                                                                             capable of deep understanding and                                             qualifications. The College is proud to
    King’s College all-round                                                 able to apply their knowledge in                                              be offering this choice to our students.
                                                                             different situations. They have a strong
    educational philosophy                                                   sense of who they are and they are
                                                                                                                                                           As students progress to more senior
                                                                                                                                                           levels at King’s they have more choices
                                                                             prepared to drive themselves. They
                                                                                                                                                           about their subjects. We encourage
                                                                             value freedom of thought and speech,
                                                                                                                                                           our students to retain a broad range
                                                                             they see themselves as global citizens,
                                                                                                                                                           of subjects for as long as possible,
                                                                             they aspire to make a difference.
                                                                                                                                                           enabling them more opportunities
                                                                       CURIOUS                                                                             when they come to consider future
                                                                                                                                                           study options and other endeavours.
                                                                     Learning is a
                                                                consequence of thinking

                                                                                                                                                           A positive
                                                                 – and good thinking is


                                                               learnable by all students.


                                                                Learning should involve



                               Students explore                   deep understanding,              Students learn to see


                               who they are, the               which involves the flexible         themselves as global

                              Anglican faith, have             active use of knowledge.              citizens and to look
                               a strong sense of                                                   beyond gender, class,                                   The commitment of our teachers
                             belonging and search                                                   race, nationality and
                               for meaning and                                                     culture to understand
                                                                                                                                                           paired with our innovative teaching
                                purpose in life.                                                        human nature.                                      and learning philosophy have


                                                                                                                                                           created an environment that



                                                                                                                                                           supports excellence.

             Students come face-to-face
                                                                                                                    Freedom of thought

              with the plight of those in
                                                                                                                  and speech are greatly

             most need around the world
                                                                                                                                                           Our class sizes are small, rarely

                                                                                                                encouraged and appropriate
             and discover how they can
                                                                                                                   forums and channels
                 make a positive and
                                                                                                                 of communication are set                  exceeding 22 students per class,
                sustainable difference
                                                                                                                         in place.
                   through service.                                                                                                                        providing a low pupil-to-teacher ratio.

                                                                                                                                                           This ensures our students benefit




                              Students learn that                                                                                                          from greater individual attention in


                               true leadership is                      ADVENTURE                    Students learn about the
                             serving others and is                                                   fine balance needed to                                the classroom.
                            found in those whose                                                        maintain a healthy
                            convictions are rooted                                                interdependent relationship
                                  in personal
                                                                   Students take part in
                                                                                                    between human beings                                   All our students are encouraged to
                                                                   activities that foster a
                                                                                                         and the planet.
                           responsibility, kindness
                                                                                                                                                           push themselves and to reach their

                                                                  spirit of adventure and


                                  and justice.

                                                                allow students to discover

                                                                                                                                                           highest potential.


                                                                 that they are capable of


                                                                   more than they might


                                                                      have imagined.


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Our Chapel

                                       Our Chapel is at the centre      The doors to our King’s College            Community Service
                                                                        Memorial Chapel are always open to
                                       of King’s. This applies both                                                At King’s College, community service
                                                                        our staff and students during the day,
                                       geographically and to the fact   providing a space for reflection, prayer   is carried out through our ‘Christianity
                                       that the learning of spiritual   and quiet. Services are held each          at Work’ programme. By creating
                                       values is central to the all-    day of the week and on Sundays to          opportunities to engage with the
                                       round concept of education.      accommodate our College community.         community, we aim to teach students
                                                                                                                   the value of putting faith into action.
                                       In a world of constant change,   Our Chapel has a strong musical            We want our students to learn that
                                       our Chapel gatherings            tradition. Central to our music ministry   giving their time and skills to the
                                       provide stability and timeless   and worship is the Chapel Choir.           service of others is a rewarding and
                                       wisdom. Our Chaplaincy, led      Students are invited to audition for the   important commitment, one that
                                                                        Choir at the beginning of each year.
                                       by Reverend Warren Watson,                                                  should be ongoing throughout their
                                       fosters a culture of service     The Chaplains’ offices are located in      life. King’s students share their time
                                                                        the cloisters at the rear of the Chapel    and energy with a number of local
                                       to others and is an important
                                                                        and an open door policy ensures they       programmes and organisations
                                       source of support and                                                       including the Māngere Refugee Centre,
                                                                        are always available to our students
                                       connection for our students.     and staff.                                 the Reading in Schools Programme in
                                                                                                                   local schools, Middlemore Hospital, the
                                                                                                                   Women’s Refuge Centre, IHC Homes
                                                                        Religious Education                        and IHC Social, local retirement homes,
                                                                        At King’s College, our Religious           daycare centres and after school care
                                                                        Education curriculum is delivered          programmes. We are always open
                                                                        to Years 9 to 11. In Year 9 there          to new community service ideas and
                                                                        is an introduction to mainstream           keen to support student initiatives.
                                                                        world religions where students are
                                                                        challenged to engage with the big          Voyager
                                                                        questions of life. Within our Year
                                                                        10 classes students learn the value        ‘Voyager’ is an extra-curricular
                                                                        of reflecting on real life situations       Christian course where senior students
                                                                        through engaging in community               explore and discuss issues around
                                                                        service during class time. They also        meaning, love, eternity and purpose.
                                                                        have the opportunity to evaluate and        This course includes a weekend camp
                                                                        discuss these experiences during class.     in March with fun activities. It is a
                                                                        Year 10 students also research and          foundational course for students who
                                                                        evaluate values and ethics within a         are seeking baptism and confirmation
                                                                        Christian Anglican framework.               within our Anglican tradition.

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Our House System

Every student is assigned             House student                              Leadership
to a House and from their             mentoring                                  opportunities
first day at King’s they are
                                      Starting a new school can be daunting      Our students are given many
part of a supportive network          but our House Mentoring Programme          opportunities to take on
that fosters friendship and           helps junior students settle into          responsibilities and roles within their
encourages them to explore            their new environment and creates          House, including being selected as a
their interests and passions.         enduring ties between our senior and       House Prefect in Year 13. These roles
                                      junior students.                           help grow our students’ confidence
                                                                                 and develop their leadership skills.
                                      The majority of our Year 13 students
                                      take on a mentoring role in their final    All of our Houses provide guidance
                                      year and are paired with a new student     and training in leadership, particularly
                                      from their House. Our senior students      for our senior students. In Year 12 we
                                      can answer questions, offer advice         offer a leadership programme which is
                                      and provide a friendly face around         open to any student wishing to learn
                                      the College.                               leadership principles and skills.

                                      Inter-House                                Support network
                                      competitions                               Within each House is a team of
                                      Throughout the year we run a series of     staff dedicated to supporting the
                                      competitions in sport, drama, debate       students and helping them make
                                      and music with each House vying to         the most of all the opportunities the
                                      out-do the others. Each House has          College has to offer. Every House has
                                      its own identity, motto, shield and        a Housemaster, House Tutors and
                                      colours and our students take pride        Teacher Mentors who provide support
                                      in competing and in the combined           and encouragement for our students,
                                      strengths of their House.                  helping oversee their academic
                                                                                 and co-curricular progress. Teacher
                                      By offering a range of House               Mentors are the first point of contact
                                      competitions across sports, academia,      for parents if they have any concerns
                                      music and culture, our students have       or queries about their child.
                                      the opportunity to explore their own
                                      talents and interests, and to appreciate
                                      the different strengths of the people
                                      around them.

  What our students gain from the King’s House system:
  • A sense of belonging and identity

  • A strong support network including senior-junior mentoring relationships

  • Opportunities for socialisation and a foundation for enduring friendships

  • Opportunities to explore their sporting and cultural interests in a safe, supportive environment

  • Strengthened teamwork and leadership skills

  • Greater respect for different opinions, cultures and ways of doing things

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Boarding life

Our Boarders are integral to the culture of      House community                                              Flexible arrangements                                        Te Pūtake Lodge
the College and living onsite gives them a       We have four boys’ boarding Houses: School, St John’s,       Boarding at King’s College is very flexible. All of our      To ensure our Year 9 Boarders get the best start to their
unique opportunity to immerse themselves in      Parnell and Selwyn, along with Te Pūtake Lodge for our       Boarders can choose to stay in their boarding House at       life at King’s we have introduced the Year 9 Boarders’
everything King’s has to offer. King’s College   Year 9 Boarders. Our girls’ boarding House for Years 11-13   weekends or they can request approved leave for the entire   Transition Programme to help our students to build a
has one of the largest boarding communities      is Middlemore House, which offers separate common            weekend, or leave on Saturday and return either Sunday       strong foundation for the years ahead. Our Year 9 Boarders’
in New Zealand, catering for students from all   rooms for each Year level and shared spaces where they       night or Monday morning. Throughout the year we offer a      Transition Programme is built on the principles of Positive
                                                 can socialise. All the Houses have a team of support staff   programme of weekend activities which give our Boarders      Education with a focus on wellbeing.
over the country, the wider Auckland region
                                                 including a Housemaster, Boarding House Tutors, a House      new experiences and opportunities for learning, adventure
and overseas. We offer boarding for boys         Manager - all of whom live onsite - and Teacher Mentors.     and fun. Students who are boarding over the weekend are
                                                                                                                                                                           The cornerstone of the programme is our dedicated Year 9
from Year 9, including a special transition                                                                                                                                Boarding House: Te Pūtake Lodge - The Foundation Lodge.
                                                                                                              expected to take part in these activities unless they have
                                                 Our staff provide a cohesive support network for our                                                                      The name of Te Pūtake Lodge stems from the following
programme to help them adjust to their first                                                                  another College commitment. All Boarders are required
                                                 Boarders, from overseeing their day-to-day care and                                                                       whakataukī: ‘ki te kore ngā pūtake mākūkūngia, e kore te
year, and for girls from Year 11.                supervision, to tending minor injuries and illnesses,
                                                                                                              to attend two designated Chapel services per term, which
                                                                                                                                                                           rākau e tupu - if the roots of the tree are not watered, the
                                                                                                              parents and guardians are also welcome to attend.
                                                 providing emotional support and monitoring their academic                                                                 tree will never grow.’
                                                 and co-curricular progress.
                                                                                                                                                                           By giving the boys an environment that suits their age and
                                                                                                                                                                           stage in life we are giving them space to develop their own
                                                                                                                                                                           identity, discover the College and establish new friends
                                                                                                                                                                           and relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                           Every Year 9 Boarder is still part of their allocated King’s
                                                                                                                                                                           House for all inter-House activities such as House athletics,
                                                                                                                                                                           Big House Music and swimming sports, and in Year 10, they
                                                                                                                                                                           move into their allocated House full-time, having already
                                                                                                                                                                           established a strong network of friends and peers.

                                                                                                                                                                             Hear what it’s like to be in Te Pūtake Lodge
                                                                                                                                                                             from Haytham Aumua:
                                                                                                                                                                             Favourite thing about Te Pūtake Lodge?
                                                                                                                                                                             The best part about coming into Te Pūtake Lodge
                                                                                                                                                                             was the welcoming staff and being able to connect
                                                                                                                                                                             with other boys in the same year as me who were also
                                                                                                                                                                             adjusting to the new environment.
                                                                                                                                                                             First impressions when you arrived?
                                                                                                                                                                             When I first arrivied at the Lodge it was busy,
                                                                                                                                                                             and a lot was happening! As the weeks go by you
                                                                                                                                                                             see how close everyone becomes and you make
                                                                                                                                                                             long-lasting friendships.
                                                                                                                                                                             Best thing about being a boarder?
                                                                                                                                                                             The best thing about being a boarder is being so close
                                                                                                                                                                             to everything we need, making great friendships with
                                                                                                                                                                             the other House members and having a nice hot meal
                                                                                                                                                                             three times a day.
                                                                                                                                                                             — Haytham Aumua (Year 10, School)

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Girls at King’s

Girls have been part of the King’s community      Senior learning programme
for nearly four decades, excelling in academic,   By starting at Year 11 girls are able to access the College’s
cultural and sporting pursuits and seizing the    full senior learning programme and partake in the full three
opportunity to reach their full potential. Our    years of NCEA or Cambridge International Examinations
commitment to providing the best all-round        (CIE) study. Offering our students the choice to study
education has seen the demand for entry to        NCEA, CIE or, on an individual basis, a combination
                                                  of both, means King’s is able to provide personalised
King’s grow and girls can now begin their
                                                  learning pathways that allow every student to achieve
studies with us from Year 11 onwards.             their academic goals and give them the strongest possible
                                                  foundation for their future.
                                                  The opportunity for girls to attend King’s for three years
                                                  also allows for a greater depth of involvement in sports
                                                  teams, music and cultural groups.

                                                                                                                                Hear from Miwa Chapman, a                       Leadership opportunities
                                                                                                                                recent Old Collegian, on her three              Leadership development is another key part of the
                                                                                                                                years here:                                     overall King’s experience. Our House system, the Chapel
                                                                                                                                My time at King’s College has been one of       and the many sporting teams and co-curricular groups
                                                                                                                                the most amazing experiences of my life. I      all offer excellent environments for our students to
                                                                                                                                admit being part of the first intake of Year    develop their leadership skills. The achievements of our
                                                                                                                                11 girls into the College and being fifteen     Old Collegians are evidence that our King’s girls go on
                                                                                                                                years-old, the decision to be a boarder was     to become confident, articulate, respected leaders who
                                                                                                                                not on my mind at first.                        are well prepared to take on leadership roles and drive
                                                                                                                                                                                progress in their chosen professions.
                                                                                                                  However, during my tour of Middlemore House, I fell in
                                                                                                                  love with the atmosphere and cosy feel of the House.
                                                                                                                  One of the best things about being a Middlemore girl was
                                                                                                                                                                                Network for life
                                                                                                                  Milo and cookies every night during supper. The house         Our House system underpins the positive, supportive
                                                                                                                  manager would make hot cocoa every night and when we          culture at King’s and encourages our students to
                                                                                                                  finished prep, we would all sit around on the couches and     build strong relationships right across the College.
                                                                                                                  enjoy each other’s company.                                   Middlemore House is home to all Year 11, Year 12 and
                                                                                                                                                                                Year 13 Boarding girls, while Taylor House provides a
                                                                                                                  Being part of a small group of 64 girls meant that we all
                                                                                                                                                                                connecting hub for all Year 11, Year 12 and Year 13 Day
                                                                                                                  became very close friends and I hope they will continue
                                                                                                                                                                                girls. Friendships developed at King’s are often lifelong,
                                                                                                                  to be my friends for the rest of my life. I have also loved
                                                                                                                                                                                providing our Old Collegians with a lasting network of
                                                                                                                  the independence of boarding. I have had to take more
                                                                                                                                                                                friends and future colleagues. We welcome enquiries for
                                                                                                                  responsibility for myself and be more organised which
                                                                                                                                                                                girls commencing at the College in Year 11, Year 12 and
                                                                                                                  has had a significant impact on my maturity and has also
                                                                                                                                                                                Year 13, both as Boarders and Day students.
                                                                                                                  allowed me to be more resilient to change.
                                                                                                                  My time at King’s would not have been the same if I hadn’t
                                                                                                                  decided to become a Middlemore girl and I am so grateful
                                                                                                                  for everyone that has been part of this journey with me.
                                                                                                                  — Miwa Chapman (Middlemore, 2016-2018)

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Outdoor Education

Adventure and environment are key dimensions Year 10 — Adventure Challenge                                           Duke of Edinburgh                                               Round Square provides opportunities to take part in
of the King’s educational philosophy, and we                                                                                                                                         international exchanges (at Year 9 and Year 12) to work on
                                              All our Year 10 students spend one month away from home and            Our students are encouraged to take part in the Duke            community projects and to attend conferences.
offer several special programmes to help our  school on the Adventure Challenge, including time spent at:            of Edinburgh scheme, an internationally recognised
students challenge themselves and engage with                                                                        qualification that promotes goal-setting in four areas:
                                              •• Ahuroa: King’s College Adventure Camp in Puhoi                                                                                      Year 12 Leadership Programme
the world around them.                            (approx. 9 days)
                                                                                                                     adventure, skill, service and physical activity.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Leadership is central to the King’s educational philosophy.
                                                      •• Steinlager II: Sir Peter Blake’s 85-foot maxi yacht         Students who wish to enter for the Duke of Edinburgh
As a result of these programmes our                                                                                                                                                  Students learn about different leadership models
                                                         (approx. 6 days)                                            ‘Bronze’ level will be registered directly with the programme
students have the opportunity to develop an                                                                          by the College and are responsible for getting each of
                                                                                                                                                                                     through modules and seminars as they progress through
                                                      •• Tongariro National Park (approx. 11 days)                                                                                   the College. This culminates in our Year 12 Leadership
appreciation of the outdoors and the natural                                                                         the four areas signed off. Students can use opportunities
                                                      During the Adventure Challenge students will take part                                                                         Programme which prepares our students to take on the
environment, develop greater outdoor skills,                                                                         on our Adventure Challenge to meet the criteria for the
                                                      in a wide range of outdoor activities which can include                                                                        task of leading the College as seniors. Taking place at the
grow their self-awareness and gain confidence.                                                                       ‘Bronze’ award.
                                                                                                                                                                                     school’s Ahuroa Outdoor Education site, the programme
                                                      tramping, swimming, kayaking, bush craft and bush survival,
                                                      camping, orienteering, navigation, ropes course, compass       Over the years many of our students have gone on to             sets challenging tasks for our students and requires them to
                                                      courses, abseiling, firearms, initiative exercises, solo       achieve the ‘Silver’ and ‘Gold’ Duke of Edinburgh awards -      coordinate and lead their groups under time constraints and
                                                      experience, problem-solving and trust exercises, sailing,      the Gold award is presented to students by the Governor         difficult circumstances.
                                                      snorkelling, rock-climbing, canoeing, confidence course        General at Government House.
                                                      activities, tubing, caving, snow skills and river walking.
                                                      Students are guided by an instructor who takes them
                                                                                                                     Round Square
                                                      through these adventurous and challenging outdoor              We are part of the Round Square network which operates
                                                      activities. The activities are designed to push each student   in 40 countries around the world and encourages students
                                                      beyond their perceived limits and ultimately give them a       to take part in community service activities, both locally
                                                      better understanding of themselves, their peers and the        and internationally.
                                                      natural environment.                                                                                                             Students gain a number of
                                                      We also offer Outdoor Education in the subject curriculum                                                                        benefits from the outdoor
                                                      from Year 11-13, combining theory and practical                                                                                  education opportunities at King’s:
                                                      outdoor work.
                                                                                                                                                                                       • A
                                                                                                                                                                                          positive attitude to challenge
                                                                                                                                                                                         and adventure

                                                                                                                                                                                       • E
                                                                                                                                                                                          njoyment and appreciation of
                                                                                                                                                                                         outdoor activities and the benefits of
                                                                                                                                                                                         physical fitness

                                                                                                                                                                                       • A
                                                                                                                                                                                          wareness of the natural environment and
                                                                                                                                                                                         an understanding of the importance of
                                                                                                                                                                                         conservation and sustainable development

                                                                                                                                                                                       • G
                                                                                                                                                                                          rowth in confidence and self-esteem
                                                                                                                                                                                         by pushing past self-imposed limitations,
                                                                                                                                                                                         taking on challenges and achieving success

                                                                                                                                                                                       • A
                                                                                                                                                                                          n ability to work in teams and to
                                                                                                                                                                                         recognise the importance of their role and
                                                                                                                                                                                         the contribution of others

                                                                                                                                                                                       • Increased initiative, self-reliance, personal
                                                                                                                                                                                          responsibility, perseverance and tenacity,
                                                                                                                                                                                          resilience and commitment

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Sports at King’s

                                      Our students learn teamwork      A sport for everyone                         Broadening horizons
                                      and sportsmanship                We encourage all our students to get         The College operates an outdoor
                                      through the many sporting        involved in sports at King’s. While          pursuits centre, Ahuroa, situated
                                      opportunities on offer           many of our teams enjoy considerable         west of Puhoi. Ahuroa is central
                                      at King’s.                       success at both regional and national        to our Adventure Challenge for all
                                                                       levels, and our sportspeople often           Year 10 students and for the Duke of
                                      The art of competing strongly    compete for the very highest honours,        Edinburgh Award scheme (Young
                                      but fairly is taught in the      we value the participation of every          New Zealanders Challenge).
                                      sports arena. Our students       student and will always strive to find a
                                                                                                                    At King’s we believe in introducing
                                                                       team to suit their abilities.
                                      learn about competition and                                                   students to a wide range of activities
                                      teamwork, discipline and         A competitive inter-House sporting           outside the classroom. We support
                                      initiative and how to win, and   competition provides further                 numerous co-curricular clubs and
                                                                       opportunities for all of our students to     societies and, by doing so, provide
                                      lose, graciously.
                                                                       get involved.                                our students with the opportunity
                                      Sports keeps our students                                                     to test their talents and broaden

                                      physically fit and builds        World-class facilities                       their horizons.

                                      character. Through sports        Our sports facilities include a              For our students, it is often through
                                                                                                                    these co-curricular activities that
                                      our students learn they can      world-class athletics track, a water-
                                                                       based hockey turf, squash courts,            lifelong friendships are formed and
                                      achieve much more when they                                                   we hope these positive experiences
                                                                       a gymnasium, two strength and
                                      work alongside others, sharing                                                will provide a foundation for a lasting
                                                                       conditioning facilities, 10 tennis courts,
                                      in a common goal.                a swimming pool and numerous sports          interest in sports and physical activity.
                                                                       fields. King’s students also benefit
                                                                                                                    We offer the following sports
                                                                       from state-of-the-art sports science
                                                                                                                    at King’s college:
                                                                       technology including GPS monitoring
                                                                       equipment and body composition               ••   Archery         ••   Netball
                                                                       scales and analysis software.                ••   Athletics       ••   Orienteering
                                                                       We recently opened our Golf                  ••   Badminton       ••   Rowing
                                                                       Academy, in partnership with the             ••   Basketball      ••   Rugby
                                                                       Royal Auckland and Grange Golf               ••   Clay Target     ••   Sailing
                                                                       Club, offering professional coaching              Shooting        ••   Skiing
                                                                       and access to one of the best                ••   Cricket         ••   Squash
                                                                       courses in New Zealand. We also              ••   Cross Country   ••   Swimming
                                                                       run a Junior Sports Development              ••   Cycling         ••   Tennis
                                                                       programme to support our aspiring
                                                                                                                    ••   Equestrian      ••   Triathlon
                                                                       high performance athletes and an
                                                                                                                    ••   Football        ••   Touch Rugby
                                                                       Elite Sports Development programme
                                                                                                                    ••   Golf            ••   Water Polo
                                                                       to support students are who already
                                                                       performing at an elite (national) level.     ••   Hockey
                                                                       Both programmes provide strength
                                                                       and conditioning assistance and
                                                                       academic support is offered when at
                                                                       an elite level.

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Culture and Music

Music and cultural activities are an important   Performance opportunities
part of the all-round education on offer at      We support our students to take part in various public
King’s. Taking part in musical and cultural      performances, festivals and events throughout the year
opportunities gives our students an outlet       including the KBB Music Festival, Music Showcase, Music
for their creativity and encourages them         Dinner and Dance, The Big Sing, Smokefree Rockquest,
to move outside their comfort zone. The          Polyfest and the National Chamber Music Competition.
                                                 Individual performance is encouraged and developed
breadth of options provided through our
                                                 through Music Performance Evenings every term and
Cultural Programmes and Music Department         the annual Music Soloist Competition. Students are also
give every student the chance to follow their    encouraged to contribute their talents to our Chapel
interests and develop their talent.              services and College production and every King’s student
                                                 performs in the annual Big House Music event at Spark
We are thrilled to have new Head of              Arena in Auckland.
Performing Arts, Emma Featherstone, join
King’s College from King’s School this year.
With exciting plans for the future, Emma
has been working closely on the design and                                                                  Music Department                                                Cultural programmes
development of a new Performing Arts Centre.                                                                Our students are able to learn an instrument or sing            Cultural activities at King’s give our students the chance
                                                                                                            with one of the 20 visiting professional instrumentalists       to build relationships outside the classroom, develop their
                                                                                                            and singers who provide lessons onsite at the College.          passions and explore their strengths while having fun.
                                                                                                            Instruments offered include bass guitar, bassoon, cello,        These activities also help our students build important
                                                                                                            clarinet, classical and contemporary guitar, double bass,       skills they can carry over into their schoolwork, such as
                                                                                                            drum kit, flute, horn, oboe, organ, percussion, piano,          self-management, collaboration and leadership. We offer a
                                                                                                            saxophone, trumpet, tuba, viola and violin. To give our         vast range of cultural activities including chess, debating,
                                                                                                            students the opportunity to perform as part of an ensemble,     drama productions (senior and junior), kapa haka, speech
                                                                                                            we coordinate a number of auditioned and non-auditioned         and drama, theatre sports, Environmental Society, Glee
                                                                                                            bands, orchestras, smaller ensembles and choirs, catering to    Club, Media Club, Writing Club, Theatre Club, Model United
                                                                                                            different musical tastes and talents. With the support of our   Nations, Duke of Edinburgh and Toastmasters.
                                                                                                            Music Department, many of our students have their musical
                                                                                                            talents recognised at a national and international level.

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International Students

We value the diversity our international         Support networks
students bring to our King’s community and       One of our strengths is the network of support we have
we have a record of success with students from   developed for our international students encouraging them
different cultural and ethnic backgrounds.       to take part in - and benefit from - every aspect of life
                                                 at King’s.
The College’s focus on providing the best
                                                 We have a well-established International Student
all-round education means our international
                                                 Programme, and the House system at King’s means we are
students can reach their academic potential      uniquely placed to support our international students and
and develop their sporting, music and cultural   help them become involved in College life.
interests. Developing leadership skills and      From the day they start, each student will become part of
participating in community service initiatives   a King’s House (a Boarding or Day House) and will receive
are also an important part of life at King’s.    support and guidance from their Housemasters, staff and
                                                 senior students.

                                                 Boarding or homestay
 What our international students                 Both boarding and homestay options are available for
 gain from their time at King’s:                 international students. Boys can board at all Year levels, and
                                                 girls from Years 11 to 13, depending on availability.
 • A
    n excellent all-round education from a
   highly respected college                      Boarding students live on-site and can make the most
                                                 of all the College’s facilities and co-curricular activities.
 • A safe, secure learning environment          Within their House, they make new friends, gain a sense of
                                                 belonging and are fully supported by the House staff.
 • O
    pportunities for new sporting, cultural
                                                 For international students who choose not to board at
   and community experiences                     the College, we can provide a homestay service as an
                                                 alternative. International Department staff select and
 • A
    supportive network of friends, peers
                                                 monitor the homestay to suit each student and to ensure a
   and mentors                                   positive, supportive experience.

 • Exposure to different cultures
                                                 Requirements for King’s
 • A strong foundation for future study         We accept a limited number of overseas students at all
                                                 Year levels. Our international students are integrated into
                                                 all College classes. Boys can start their study with King’s at
                                                 Year 9 and girls can start at Year 11.
                                                 International students who intend to study Cambridge
                                                 International Examinations (CIE) in Year 12 and 13 must
                                                 have first completed the International General Certificate of
                                                 Secondary Education (IGCSE) in Year 11.
                                                 A satisfactory level of the English language, both written
                                                 and spoken, is required. Applicants whose first language
                                                 is not English will be expected to demonstrate a level of
                                                 competence and ease of communication in the English
                                                 language before starting their studies at King’s.

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Our King’s Community

                                        We are very proud of our King’s community and the many strands that contribute to the success
                                        of the College. The relationships that our students develop during their time at school endure long
                                        after they have left the College grounds and we encourage them to foster these friendships and
                                        stay in touch with their King’s network.

                                        Parents, friends                  The Friends’                    Staying                          Giving back
                                        and family                        Association                     connected after                  A culture of service and
                                        Parents, guardians,               If you would like greater       King’s                           giving to others is central
                                        grandparents and friends          involvement in the activities                                    to our College values. We
                                                                                                          The King’s College Old           are grateful to the many
                                        are an important part of          of the College, there are       Collegians’ Association
                                        the King’s College family.        opportunities through                                            King’s supporters and Old
                                                                                                          (KCOCA) was established in       Collegians who have helped
                                        Throughout the year family        groups such as The Friends’     1900 and has been helping
                                        and friends are invited to a      Association. The Friends’                                        us build the College we
                                                                                                          past students keep in touch      have today.
                                        range of events and services      aims to fundraise and           and providing opportunities
                                        and we encourage you to be        ‘friendraise’ for the College   to come together ever since.     The College’s buildings and
                                        an active part of your family     and organises a number                                           grounds have developed
                                        member’s life at King’s.          of events during the year       The Association also             over many years with
                                                                          including the annual            manages KCOCA Bursaries,         assistance and donations
                                        Good communication with                                           providing around $100,000
                                                                          Art Sale, Ladies’ Lunch,                                         from past and present
                                        parents is a priority at King’s                                   each year to support
                                                                          Headmaster’s Garden Party,                                       generations of parents, Old
                                        and you will be kept up-to-                                       the sons and daughters of
                                                                          and the Saturday Winter                                          Collegians and staff.
                                        date with what is happening                                       Old Collegians to attend the
                                                                          Sports Café. Profits raised
                                        at the College through                                            College in situations where      An active fundraising
                                                                          from Friends’ events are
                                        a variety of channels,                                            it would otherwise not           programme, overseen
                                                                          used to support a wide
                                        including the King’s College                                      be possible.                     by the King’s College
                                                                          range of long and short-
                                        Parent Portal – an online                                                                          Foundation, ensures that the
                                                                          term projects, which benefit    Our Floreat Semper
                                        tool that allows you to view                                                                       facilities and programmes
                                                                          current and future students.    Fellowship was established
                                        a wide range of information                                                                        available to our students are
                                        regarding your son/               If you would like to find out   in 1999 to foster connections    maintained and delivered
                                        daughter’s progress and           more about getting involved     between Old Collegians           to an appropriately high
                                        daily life at the College.        with the Friends, please        and King’s supporters who        standard and that our
                                                                          visit our website under the     have reached the age of          scholarship programme
                                        You will receive regular                                          70 years. Events are held
                                                                          ‘Our Community’ tab.                                             continues to provide
                                        e-newsletters from                                                at the College during the
                                        your son/daughter’s                                                                                opportunities for a diverse
                                                                                                          year giving members the          range of families.
                                        Housemaster and you                                               opportunity to attend
                                        can follow College news                                           Chapel, hear current musical     We rely heavily on the
                                        through our social media                                          talent, meet senior students,    notion that we have all
                                        channels – Facebook and                                           receive an update on             benefited from the gifts of
                                        Instagram – and the King’s                                        activities at King’s and catch   others before us and need
                                        College website.                                                  up with old friends.             to do our part now and in
                                                                                                                                           the future.
                                                                                                          KC Parents is a network
                                                                                                          of parents who did not
                                                                                                          attend King’s themselves
                                                                                                          but who are keen to remain
                                                                                                          in contact with the College
                                                                                                          once their children have
                                                                                                          left. We communicate with
                                                                                                          this group regularly and
                                                                                                          they are invited to attend
                                                                                                          College events.

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Future of King’s                                                                        Fees and Incidentals
– Campus planning

                                                                                        2019 annual fee structure for New Zealand                          Payment options
 King’s College is embarking on an exciting                                             citizens and permanent residents
                                                                                                                                                           Fees are payable by direct debit only, over periods which
 new phase of campus development.                                                       Fees are reviewed annually by the King’s College Board             are showing and selected in the Admission Agreement
                                                                                        of Governors. Changes normally take effect from the                commencing Saturday 26 January 2019 for monthly direct
 The first projects on the agenda are new centres for                                   beginning of Term 1.                                               debits, or Wednesday 23 January 2019 for fortnightly and
 the performing arts and physical education, with                                                                                                          weekly direct debits.
                                                                                        As a private school, King’s College is required to be
 construction to start in 2019.                                                         financially independent of government education                    Bank details for deposits are:
                                                                                        subsidies. The operating costs of the College are recovered
                                                                                        through the tuition and boarding fees charged for all              ASB Bank
                                                                                        enrolled students.                                                 Account Name: King’s College Trustees
                                                                                                                                                           Account Number: 12-3237-0000467-00
                                                                                        The fees for 2019 are as below. All figures are in
                                                                                        New Zealand dollars and are GST inclusive.                         •• If payment for the annual fees is made in full before
                                                                                                                                                              the start of Term 1, a 2% discount will be applied to the
                                                                                                                     Year 10    Year 10          Years        tuition amount.
                                                                                                        Year 9          Day    Boarding          11 – 13   •• If payment for the full annual fees is made by credit card,
                                                                                                                                                              a surcharge of 2% will apply to the total.
                                                                                        Tuition     $   24,250   $    24,250   $   24,250    $   25,250

                                                                                        Eotc               N/A   $     1,950   $    1,350           N/A    The following direct debit options are available:

                                                                                        Boarding    $   14,500           N/A   $   14,500    $   14,500    Monthly
 The Performing Arts                                                                    Tuition &                                                          Monthly direct debits commence on Saturday 26 January
                                                                                                    $   38,750           N/A   $   40,100    $   39,750
 Centre will wrap around                                                                Boarding                                                           2019 (9 monthly instalments – finishing on Thursday
 the existing Great Hall,                                                                                                                                  26 September 2019)
 featuring a foyer, theatre,                                                            Fee payers should note that the following items are included
 and dedicated learning                                                                 within the tuition fee:
 spaces for music, drama,                                                                                                                                  Fortnightly direct debits commence on Wednesday
                                                                                        •• Most class textbooks, workbooks and stationery.
                                                                                                                                                           30 January 2019 (18 fortnightly instalments – finishing on
 dance, and more.                                                                       •• Transport to sporting fixtures and curriculum activities in
                                                                                                                                                           Wednesday 25 September 2019)
                                                                                           the Auckland area.
                                                                                        •• Visits to Ahuroa Camp.                                          Weekly
                                                                                        •• ID cards, House photographs (note that lost or                  Weekly direct debits commence on Wednesday 30 January
                                                        On the other side of the           replacement cards are charged).                                 2019 (36 weekly instalments – finishing on Wednesday
                                                        campus, an all-new PE and       •• Student admission to College productions.                       2 October 2019)
                                                        Sports Centre will house        •• For Boarders, House entertainment is also included.
                                                                                                                                                           Direct debit forms are available from the Accounts
                                                        state-of-the-art facilities     A discount of 10% of tuition and boarding fees (GST                Department at the College and completed forms should be
                                                        including two netball courts,   inclusive) will be given where three or more family members        returned there.
                                                        changing areas, classrooms,     currently attend the College. This relates to the net portion
                                                                                        of fees actually paid by the parents/guardians of the              Queries concerning fees and incidentals should
                                                        a gym, and a 50-metre pool.                                                                        be directed to:
                                                                                        student, so excludes any scholarship relief provided to one
                                                        Recent updates for this         or more of the students.                                           Kirsty Preston – Assistant Accountant
                                                        centre include a new tennis
                                                                                                                                                           Telephone (09) 276 0618
                                                        cover to allow for use in all                                                                      or
                                                        weather conditions and new                                                                         Karen Hughes – Finance Manager
                                                        PE classrooms.                                                                                     Telephone (09) 276 0617

                                                                                                                                                           Other fees
                                                                                                                                                           Application Fee (non-refundable): $275.00
     It’s an incredibly exciting time for King’s College and we look                                                                                       Confirmation of Enrolment Fee (charge payable on
      forward to continuing to provide updates to our community.                                                                                           acceptance; does not count towards tuition fees): $1,100.00

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Joining King’s College

Fee-paying parent life insurance scheme                        King’s College Old Collegians’                                   King’s College welcomes                 Our admissions process
The College operates a Fee-Paying Parent Life Insurance
                                                               Association subscription levy                                    applications for boys in Years 9
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Complete an application form             3. Offer of place
Scheme whereby, upon the death of the fee-paying parent,       This covers pre-payment of lifetime membership of the            to 13 and girls in Years 11 to 13.
the residual tuition and boarding fees of the student are                                                                                                               To apply for a place at King’s College,     In considering applications, King’s
                                                               King’s College Old Collegians’ Association (KCOCA) for the
indemnified. The scheme is available to all fee-paying         student. The subscription is currently $759.00. Membership       The two major entry points to           you need to fill out our online             College takes into account a range of
parents/guardians (excluding those with pre-existing                                                                            the College are at Year 9 for           application form, attach copies of          criteria, including:
                                                               of the KCOCA is compulsory. If a student does not
                                                                                                                                                                        supporting documents and pay the
terminal illness or aged over 65 years). There is no           commence at the College and sufficient notice is given, the      boys and Year 11 for girls, with                                                    •• Interview outcome
additional cost as the scheme is covered by the tuition and                                                                                                             application fee of NZD $275. This
                                                               KCOCA Levy is refundable.                                        a limited number of places              Application Fee covers the costs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •• Interests, activities and academic
boarding fees.
                                                                                                                                available in other year levels.         of considering the application and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       record of the student
                                                               The Association of the Friends of King’s                                                                                                             •• Family or other association with
Incidentals                                                                                                                                                             is non-refundable.
                                                               College subscription levy                                        Guided tours of the College are                                                        the College
Incidentals are expenses incurred by students over and                                                                          available to all prospective students   The following items are required with
                                                               This covers payment of an annual (family) membership of                                                                                              •• King’s College seeks to retain a
above tuition and boarding fees. These are recovered via                                                                        and can be arranged by contacting our   the application:
                                                               the Association of the Friends of King’s College and is a levy                                                                                          significant proportion of boarding
the student’s Disbursement Account. Personal shopping                                                                           Head of Admissions. Campus Tours
                                                               on parents/guardians. The subscription is currently $50.00.                                              •• a copy of the student’s passport or         students, have a roll that reflects the
outside the College may NOT be charged to this account.                                                                         are held each term and upcoming
                                                               Membership of the Association is compulsory.                                                                New Zealand birth certificate               broader population of New Zealand
Disbursement Accounts are strictly monthly. A breakdown                                                                         dates can be found on the Admissions
                                                                                                                                                                        •• a copy of the student’s most recent         and to support the College’s
                                                                                                                                section of our website.
of the major items is set out below.                           Registration                                                                                                school report with teachers’ comments       Anglican and Christian heritage.
•• The Uniform Shop – Parents/guardians may place a                                                                             You can apply online on our website     •• completed student CV
                                                               King’s College is an independent secondary school and                                                                                                An offer of a place will be emailed to
   monetary limit on their son’s or daughter’s spending by                                                             for your son/
                                                               the King’s College Board of Governors complies with the                                                  •• a copy of any                            successful candidates.
   contacting the Accounts Department.                                                                                          daughter to join King’s College.
                                                               registration and inspection requirements of Section 35A                                                     educational assessments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Accepting our offer of place
•• Photographs – Recovering the cost of House, sports and      of the Education Act 1989. The King’s College Trustees are                                               •• a recent photograph (head shot) of
   cultural photographs ordered by the student.                registered as a Charitable Trust under the provisions of the                                                the student                              To secure the offered place, parents
•• Medical Centre Attendance Fee – Standard fee ($15.00)       Charitable Trusts Act 1957.                                                                                                                          must complete, sign and return the
                                                                                                                                                                        Students not born in New Zealand
   per visit.                                                                                                                     Contact our                           will also be required to supply their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Admission Agreement form, Direct
•• Hospital Fee – For non-Boarders where ACC does                                                                                 Admissions Team                                                                   Debit form and Medical form along
                                                                                                                                                                        proof of residency/eligibility to study
   not apply.                                                                                                                                                                                                       with payment of the Enrolment Fee
                                                                                                                                  If you have any questions             in New Zealand. Please visit the
•• Physiotherapy Fee – For visits to the College                                                                                                                                                                    and the King’s College Old Collegians’
                                                                                                                                  about our admissions process          Admissions section of our website for
   physiotherapists. Please note that there is a $10.00                                                                                                                                                             Association (KCOCA) Lifetime
                                                                                                                                  contact us on 0508 46 25 46           more information about applying as an
   surcharge on ACC visits.                                                                                                                                                                                         Membership Fee, before the offer
                                                                                                                                  or email us at admissions@            international student in New Zealand.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    expiry date.
•• House Incidentals – Student personal items, haircuts etc.                                                                           Note that applying online does not
•• Lost or unreturned class textbooks.                                                                                                                                                                              Following receipt of fees and the
                                                                                                                                                                        automatically grant your son/daughter
•• NCEA and CIE fees.                                                                                                                                                                                               completed forms, the College will
                                                                                                                                                                        an offer of place.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    let you know what needs to be done
                                                                                                                                                                        2. Interview and College tour               before the student starts their journey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    at King’s College.
                                                                                                                                                                        Prospective students will be invited to
                                                                                                                                                                        attend an interview with our Head of        5. Year 9 placement
                                                                                                                                                                        Admissions. This is an integral part of     examinations
                                                                                                                                                                        our admissions process.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    All students who have been offered
                                                                                                                                                                        Following the interview, prospective        a Year 9 place at King’s College must
                                                                                                                                                                        students and their families will be         sit the Placement Examinations.
                                                                                                                                                                        given a tour of the College and             The Placement Examinations
                                                                                                                                                                        its facilities.                             usually occur in the second week of
                                                                                                                                                                        Families are welcome to attend              October and are used to determine
                                                                                                                                                                        Campus Tours held regularly at              the most appropriate class for
                                                                                                                                                                        King’s College throughout the               students entering the College. Only
                                                                                                                                                                        year. Upcoming dates are listed on          those students applying for an
                                                                                                                                                                        our website.                                Academic Scholarship need to sit the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Scholarship Examination.

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