Kelvin Road School is a dynamic and culturally diverse school focused on providing the very best education for your child. The home-school partnership is the key to successfully helping every child reach their potential. We seek to be transparent about your child's progress and areas for development. We rely on your support, home encouragement, and communication to ensure we know and understand how to best support your tamariki.
Our teachers are involved in deep level research and self-review to ensure that their teaching approaches are flexible and effective to cater for the needs of our learning community.
Parents see a positive staff, showing honesty, integrity and enthusiasm in all they do. Communication is open and effective while maintaining positive relationships.
Reading, writing and numeracy are focused on as key areas of learning. All data that is collected is relevant, usable, and needed and it is used to form the next steps in students' learning. To teach at Kelvin Road School is to share individual expertise to build internal capability and grow professionally in a safe learning environment where ideas and successes are celebrated. Achievement data is collected using a variety of techniques to give students an opportunity to show their skills. Children's strengths and areas for improvement are clearly understood by parents. Assessment results are shared with students and goals are set together, giving students ownership of their learning. There is continuous tracking of progress while a child attends Kelvin Road School. Regular discussion ensures that assessment is clear and consistent across the school.
At Kelvin Road School we place a strong emphasis on developing and strengthening the home and school partnership. There is a high level of involvement for the wider school community. We work together as a team in a whole school approach where trust is evident and everyone participates. Once a decision has been collaboratively made it is fully supported and accepted by the whole staff. Kelvin Road School is acknowledged by its community as a place where learning is challenging, yet enjoyable and inclusive. Success is shared and celebrated. Students and staff are enthusiastic about learning and a sense of fun is evident.