Kaikorai Valley College
|Kaikorai Valley College|
|500 Kaikorai Valley Rd,
|Type||State, Co-educational, Secondary|
|Motto||Quaerite Et Invenietis
“Seek and ye shall find”
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||381|
|School roll||493 (March 2015)|
Kaikorai Valley College is a large co-educational secondary school in Dunedin, New Zealand. Initially starting as Kaikorai Valley High School in 1958, the school combined with Kenmure Intermediate School in 1996 to become Kaikorai Valley College, and in 2008 celebrated its 50th jubilee
The college has approximately 65 international students, and has sister school relationships with Sakuragaoka High School, Kun-ei Girls High School and Myojo Gakuen in Japan; Po Leung Kuk Ngan Po Ling College in Hong Kong; and Harbin Number 13 Middle School in China.
Facilities include its own theatre and dance studio. The college had continual improvements to facilities with new computer suites, well equipped science laboratories, a new full sized gymnasium and open plan design and technology areas. Furthermore, the brand new administration block has just been finished.[when?] The school also has a disabled and special needs unit.
- Nigel Benson - ODT Journalist
- Howard Broad – former New Zealand Commissioner of Police 2006 – 2011.
- Shayne Carter, singer and songwriter for Straitjacket Fits and Dimmer
- Robert Sarkies film director
- Clayton Weatherston, dux in 1993, former University of Otago economics tutor and convicted murderer.
- "Directory of Schools - as at 7 April 2015". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2015-04-08.
- "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
- "Kaikorai Valley College prospectus" (PDF). Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- Craig Borley: 'Pupils join fight to help stream', Otago Daily Times newspaper, 2007-12-05 p5
- Nigel Benson: 'Bend it like . . . Benson', Otago Daily Times newspaper, 2008-01-08
- Lewis, John (28 February 2013). "Former police boss keen to track down KVC alumni". Otago Daily Times.
- fraew (3 February 2011). "board games". thebigcity.
- Benson, Nigel (15 September 2008). "'Out of the Blue' scoops NZ awards". Otago Daily Times. Retrieved 2008-09-15.
- "Elliott murder trial: Weatherston found guilty". Stuff.co.nz. 22 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-22.