All students who live within the home zone described below shall be entitled to enrol at the school:
The boundaries shall be both sides of all the following streets as shown in the map: Bealey Avenue to Barbadoes Street to Warrington Street to Flockton Street to Westminster Street to Thames Street to Innes Road, and the east side of Papanui Road.
Proof of residency within the home zone is required.
Each year the board will assess the number of places which can be made available to students who live outside the home zone.
The school operates the following special programme: Te Tikanga Rua Reo.
Students who live within the school’s home zone and meet the criteria for enrolment in the special programme will be enrolled ahead of out of zone students.
The criteria for acceptance into the special programme, Te Tikanga Rua Reo, is that all students and their whānau will need to demonstrate a commitment to Tikanga Māori as assessed by the Kaiwhakahaere.
The size of the special programme will be determined annually in response to the school’s operational capacity
The number of students who are able to participate in this programme is limited and priority for acceptance into the programme is as follows:
- Applicants residing within the home zone and with siblings attending the Te Tikanga Rua Reo.
- Applicants residing in the home zone.
- Applicants residing outside the home zone with siblings currently attending the Te Tikanga Ra Reo.
- Applicants with extended whanau connections (e.g. cousins).
- All other applicants.
If there are more applicants in any priority group than places available, a ballot will be conducted.
Out of Zone Enrolments
Each year the board will determine the number of places which are likely to be available the following year for the enrolment of students who live outside the home zone. The board will publish this information by notice in a daily or community newspaper circulating in the area served by the school. The notice will indicate how applications are to be made and will specify a date by which all applications must be received
Applications for enrolment will be processed in the following order or priority:
First priority: will be given to students who have been accepted for enrolment in the following special programme run by the school for the Ministry of Education: Te Tikanga Rua Reo.
Second priority: will be given to applicants who are siblings of current students.
Third priority: will be given to applicants who are siblings of former students.
Fourth priority: will be given to applicants who are children of former students of the school.
Fifth priority: will be given to applicants who are children of board employees or children of board members.
Sixth priority will be given to all other children.
If there are more applicants in the second, third, forth or fifth priority groups than there are places available, selection within the priority group will be by a ballot conducted in accordance with instructions issued by the Secretary under Section 11G(1) of the Education Act 1989. Parents will be informed of the date of any ballot by notice in a daily or community newspaper circulating in the area served by the school.
Applicants seeking second or third priority status may be required to give proof of a sibling relationship.