Pakiki Kids (often referred to simply as PK) is a weekly one-day extension programme for intellectually and creatively gifted children in Dunedin (Years 3-8). The programme is governed and managed by Dunedin North Intermediate School.
Pakiki Kids delivers a specialised, differentiated curriculum (the MindPlus programme developed by the New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education) while also offering gifted students the opportunity to learn with like-minded peers.
Pakiki Kids 2020
All PK classes for 2020 are full. Please see below if you're interested in an application pack for 2021.
Applications for Pakiki Kids 2021
Application packs for students to attend Pakiki Kids in 2021 will be available at the start of Term 3 (from 20 July 2020 onwards) and the deadline for the return of completed written materials will be 19 August 2020. Please contact the PK Coordinator if you have any questions or if you would like an application pack sent to you next term.
Please note that the entry criteria to Pakiki Kids is changing and students will no longer have to attend a PK Cluster School in order to apply for the programme. Home-schooled students are also welcome to apply. Please get in touch with the PK Coordinator for more information.