Welcome to Carisbrook School 2016

Carisbrook School is a co-educational school and will be providing quality teaching and learning to students from Year 1 through to Year 8. Carisbrook will create a safe, caring and respectful environment where students feel a sense of belonging and where positive relationships are valued.

 Carisbrook School’s Main Site is located in Caversham and Carisbrook School’s Heights Site is located on Riselaw Road, Calton Hill.

 Carisbrook School’s Main Site new modern learning environment started construction in 2013 and the final teaching block and administration area was completed in March 2014.

 Carisbrook School is an amazing educational facility that assists us in providing the best of opportunities for our students to excel in their learning.  Our staff are highly skilled, enthusiastic and focused on the accelerated learning of our students.

 Our supporting Board of Trustees ensures that we have the resources to provide not just quality education within our school environment but also a diverse range of learning opportunities in the wider environment that Carisbrook School students benefit from.

 We pride ourselves on the opportunities we provide our students at Carisbrook School.  We offer a wide range of opportunities in sports, outdoor education, ICT, aerial skills and the arts including performing arts. In the 2015 performing arts programme we will be providing opportunities for students to participate in a wide variety of the arts including; Kapa haka, Pasifika performance, dance performance clubs, choir, brass and other musical instrument playing. Carisbrook Kapa haka operates for the full school year and not simply as a build up to the Otago Pasifika Performance.

 For Outdoor Education Carisbrook School provides the opportunity for all students to participate in a camp experience from Year 1 through to Year 8.  Our senior students attend a ‘leadership camp’ as well as having the opportunity to attend a ski camp.

 At Carisbrook School we are proud to offer a wide variety of additional programmes aimed at assisting, extending and supporting our students and we employ specialist reading, writing and maths teachers who provide both learning support and extension opportunities.

 Carisbrook School is well stocked with the most up-to-date resources and equipment including interactive whiteboards, laptops and i-pads amongst other ICT equipment.

 Our Values are Respectful, Responsible and Resilient and our Golden Rules are ‘We are kind and helpful’, ‘We are honest and reliable’ and ‘We are doing our best’.

 Each Carisbrook pupil will be challenged and encouraged to reach their full potential or beyond, in the best learning environment possible.

Ben Sincock

Principal