Parents who choose to enrol their daughters at Kelston Girls’ College are signaling their strong support for academic satisfaction and personal confidence for their daughters.
They are aware of the research on the development of the brain in the adolescent years, when learning for girls is different from learning for boys.
Parents know that one size does not fit all and that at Kelston Girls, with its unique culture that values diversity of ethnicity, that provides value added learning, that recognises and grows giftedness and talent amongst its young women, that Kelston Girls’ College is truly the doorway to their daughters’ futures.
At Kelston Girls’ College we recognise that ‘she’s worth it’ : worth our academic, social and creative investment. Each young woman is encouraged to develop her particular strengths and interests, and will encounter our high expectations for her pursuit of excellence.
Leadership opportunities are available for all students.
The Student Council meets weekly and play a valuable role in the organisation of school activities.
Trained Peer Supporters work with Year 9 students.
Captains and coaches of sports teams receive leadership training.
Students are invited to volunteer as buddies for visiting overseas students.
Prefects receive leadership training and manage committees such as: Sports Committee, Student Council, Academic Committee, Environment Committee, The Arts Committee and The Kelston Way Committee.
Kelston Girls’ College is a multi-cultural school who celebrates diversity among its students.
Kelston Girls’ College is signatory to the New Zealand Ministry of Education’s Code of Practice for International Students.