Mufti Day Wednesday 26 September

The Mansfield-Hillary House Captains are holding a Mufti Day on Wednesday 26 September.

All proceeds will go towards the SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)

Please come to school wearing blue.

Gold coin donation

Thank you for your support.

Kirkwood Kid for a Morning

Kirkwood Kid for a Morning

For those pupils who have already enrolled at Kirkwood Intermediate School for 2019, you have been emailed an invitation for your child/children to attend a Kirkwood Kid for a Morning session this coming Tuesday.

If you have not received this invitation please phone the school office on 033487718 for details.

Thank you


PTA Quiz Night Sunday 9 September

PTA Quiz Night Sunday 9 September – 7pm until 9pm at Kirkwood Intermediate School.
It is best to pre buy your tickets to secure your spot however, if you do wish to come along on the night your are most welcome to.
There are also many amazing prizes and vouchers available to help with this fundraiser.
For further details please click on the link below:

Mufti Day Thursday 30 August

Kirkwood Intermediate Student Council are holding a ‘Happy Colour’ Mufti Day on Thursday 30 August

Gold coin donation

All proceeds will go towards the Cancer Society as a part of Daffodil Day.

Please wear something bright and colourful to show your support for this great cause.


Internet Health and Wellbeing Presentation

John Parsons Internet Health and Wellbeing Presentations

Wednesday 8 August Kirkwood Intermediate School (260 Riccarton Road)

Start Time: 7pm – 8:30pm


Thursday 9 AugustCasebrook Intermediate School (90 Veitches Rd)

Start Time: 7pm – 8:30pm


For further details please click on the link below:

John Parsons Internet Health and Wellbeing Presentation


Further details as follows:


John Parsons is in the school and community this week. He has published a book

Keeping Your Children Safe Online.


The introduction below describes the book.


John being interviewed about the book by Hillary Barry


John is working with students, teachers this week and delivering 2 parent workshops hosted by the Canterbury Association of Intermediate and Middle Schooling (CAIMS), of which Christchurch South Intermediate is a member.


The sessions are as follows:

– Wednesday 8th August at Kirkwood Intermediate 7:00pm – 8:30pm

– Thursday 9th August at Casebrook Intermediate 7:00pm – 8:30pm


Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase at the schools or at the evening workshops.


Like John on Facebook for more videos for parents and teachers

Facebook search: John Parsons S2e

OR go to:



Ski Trip to Mt Hutt – Year 7 Group

Mt Hutt Ski Trip

Wednesday 1 August 2018

Phone 03 3085074 or visit the website

to check that the field is open (from 6.00am onwards).

If it is on hold or closed, we will not be going.

If we are not going, you will also be informed by our text messaging system.

 All children must be at school, in the Hall, by 6.35am please – we can’t wait!

Rolleston Children:

  • Rolleston children will be picked up outside the Rolleston Inn at approximately 7.00am
  • Drop off at approximately 4:45pm at Rolleston Train Station. We will not allow children to cross State Highway 1 alone.

Car Children:

  • Buses will be up the mountain by 9.00am – 9.15am approx.
  • Please meet at the Kirkwood buses on your arrival.

All Pupils:

  • Ensure your child has a good lunch, plenty to drink and that their gear is all clearly named. Children will not be allowed to go to the cafeteria on the ski field.
  • If there are any major incidents, parents will be notified through our text messaging system.
  • We expect to be back at school by approximately 5:15pm.
  • Please also note: When you pick up your child please do not park in front of the school as the buses need this area.

Gear List Information

China Trip

China Trip July 2018

One World Education has offered places for eight pupils from Kirkwood Intermediate School to participate in their Panda camps in China. This is an opportunity that seeks to encourage a growing awareness of other cultures from around the world.

Our Kirkwood Intermediate School pupils and teachers have had a great time sightseeing in Beijing. They are now attending a school on the outskirts of Beijing assisting with the English programme and enjoying a real cultural experience.

We will look forward to hearing their stories when they return to school on Monday.


Open Day/Night Tuesday 3 July 2018

Kirkwood Intermediate School Open Day/Night Tuesday 3 July 2018

We welcome all parents/caregivers and prospective pupils for 2019 to join us on our Open Day/Open Night on Tuesday 3 July.

This will give you an opportunity to see what our school has to offer as well as the chance to meet the Principal, staff and other members of the school community.

Please report to the school foyer for assistance.

Times as follows:
Open Day – 9:00am – 12 noon
Open Night – 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Teacher-Parent-Child Interviews


Monday 6 August 3:15 pm – 7:15pm 

Tuesday 7 August 3.15 pm – 7:15pm

Bookings are open on Thursday 28 June 

can be booked online 


  • First enter your name, your child’s name, and your email address. If you need to book for more than one child, change the “Book for x students” setting, and enter your other child’s name.
  • On the next page, pick the room number.
  • Then you’ll see a timetable for that room. Simply click on the times that suit you.

When you have finished, your interview timetable will be emailed to you. Please note that you can return to the site and enter the event code 59wtk again to change or cancel your interview time.

Interviews are also available with Technology straight after school on Monday and Tuesday.  If full, please contact the school office.  If you would like to meet with myself, please ring the office also.    Interviews with mathematics interchange teachers should be arranged directly with that teacher.

If you don’t have internet access, please call the school office

(phone 348 7718) and we will be able to make a booking for you.  will be CLOSED at 10.30am  Monday 6 August to allow timetables to be printed for the teachers, so please contact the office if you need to change your appointment or cancel.

We look forward to seeing you.