Kip Insights and Resources


Show us your Book Week costumes

We know our students are excited about their annual School Book Week parade and we know parents and children put so much effort into their costumes. We have five $50 Booktopia vouchers for the most creative costumes in our Kip McGrath Book Week Competition.

by Kip Insights Team 1 min read

Preparing your child for a successful Year 9

Common High School challenges and what to do about them. Going from Year 8 to Year 9 is a monumental leap for your child’s learning and personal growth.

by Kip Insights Team 6 min read

NCEA Literacy and Numeracy Corequisites

New literacy and numeracy standards will become a mandatory corequisite to attaining a NCEA in 2024. Here’s everything you need to know.

by Kip Insights Team 3 min read

Why do students need tutoring?

Why do students need tutoring in the first place? How can you identify students who need help? And when is the best time to get tutoring for your child?

by Kip Insights Team 7 min read

How much does tutoring cost in New Zealand?

Considering a tutor for your child but wondering what it will cost? Find out what the typical rates are in New Zealand and what factors impact the differences

by Kip Insights Team 6 min read