Enrolling at Kimi Ora School
When a vacancy occurs at Kimi Ora School, a decision will be made – in discussion with the Ministry of Education – about who is to be offered a place at the school, based on the following criteria:
- To be eligible for enrolment at Kimi Ora School, a child will be verified as having ORS funding. Eligible students will have both a physical disability and associated cognitive impairment.
- Physical disability – Eligible students will demonstrate ongoing need for specialist one-to-one intervention at least weekly, and/or specialist monitoring at least once a month together with daily special education support provided by others. This support must be to help with mobility and positioning or personal care.
- Associated cognitive impairment – Eligible students require high adaptation of curriculum content and delivery. Eligible students require ongoing adult support access the adapted curriculum. They require an individualised programme developed by teachers and specialists.