Western News: June 18, 2019


8 Tuesday June 18 2019

Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi


Kirkwood Intermediate

Sports and Technology Update


We always participate in the Inter-Intermediate

competitions, covering a wide range of sporting

activities. Even though we are one of the smaller

Intermediate Schools in Christchurch, we have

one of the highest participation rates. As a school

we are well known for the courtesy, co-operation

and sportsmanship of our teams and we value this


This term we have enjoyed starting our winter

sports programme which includes: Netball,

Football, Rugby, Hockey and Table Tennis.

Throughout the year we also participate in the

Cross Country, Intermediate School’s Duathlon,

Athletics, Swimming, Basketball, Korfball, Rhythmic

and Artistic Gymnastics and Mountain Biking.

Our classes also compete for the Kirkwood Sports

Shield. This involves classes in Year 7 and Year 8

playing each other in various sports for the right to

hold the shield.


Technology education at Kirkwood explores how, beginning with a need or opportunity, new products are

developed and how new developments impact on our world. Students gain knowledge and skills essential for

all kinds of careers and for everyday life.

As well as experiencing a variety of technology classes, our students are able to choose special interest

technology extension classes including coding arduino microchips, robotics, 3D printing, special engineering

projects, Maori carving and food competitions.

Hard Materials - Students work with wood, metal and plastics to develop a range of hands-on skills.

Foods Room - Special breakfast lessons encourage students to make healthy choices.

Soft Materials - Students follow a design process to create original projects.

Electronics - To learn the technological process students work with electronic components.

Remember, you

are welcome to our

Open Day & Night

on Tuesday 2 July

9.00am – 12 noon &

7.00pm – 8.30pm

Come and have a

look at what our

children are doing.

Don’t forget, our Open Day/Night is on Tuesday 2 July 2019.

Please visit our website www.kirkwood.school.nz for information and to

download an enrolment form or ring the office on 348 7718.

Phil Tappenden,


260 Riccarton Road, Christchurch

Email: school.information@kirkwood.school.nz

Phone 03 348 7718 Fax 03 348 1085


More magazines by this user
Similar magazines