International Students – Pending Approval by NZQA for Enrolments Beginning 2019

At Newton Central Primary School we accept enrolments from international students for Years 1 to 6.  Our code of practise, state that all young international students must live with a parent in New Zealand to study at Newton Central Primary School.

Meet the International Department

Josephine McKendrey

Position: Deputy Principal / Special Education Needs Co-Ordinator – SENCO
Phone: +64 9378 6883

Josephine has worked at Newton Central since 2004.  She has worked as a classroom teacher as well as in her management roles in the senior leadership team. She works mostly supporting the Principal with the day-to-day running of the school and with students, teachers, kaiāwhina and families with special needs.

Riki Teteina

Position: Principal
Phone: +64 9378 6883

Riki has worked 23 years in International Education (Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines), and has a strong affiliation with Asia and International Students, and those learning English as an additional language.

Sandra Honey

Position: International Student Co-ordinator / English for Speakers of Other Languages Teacher – ESOL
Phone: +64 9378 6883

Sandra is our International Student Co-ordinator and works as our ESOL teacher.  Sandra handles all the paperwork involved in the international students part of the school, including enrolments for international students and the associated documents from their families.

Requirements for International Student Enrolment

International Student Fees

International Students Pastoral Care

International Students English Classes

Frequently Asked Questions