Riverina School

30 Millen Avenue Pakuranga Auckland 2010 New Zealand
+64 9 527 7377
Riverina School

Referral Criteria

In order to keep our waiting list at a manageable size, referral criteria are necessary. We consider each referral on an individual basis, but here are some general guidelines. We always recommend referring earlier rather than waiting. If in doubt, please feel free to contact any one of us to discuss possible referrals. 

Likely to be accepted:

  • The highest literacy needs across your school
  • Well below expectation in reading or writing

Unlikely to be accepted:

  • Only 1-6 months below
  • Repeat referrals
  • Global delays affecting all curriculum areas, e.g. ORS, HLN / ICS
  • Very little English (ESOL)
  • School entry less than 6 months ago
  • Poor attendance
  • Behaviour problems
  • ​Year 7 or 8