Te Totara Primary School - Growing and Learning Together

Out-of-Zone Enrolments

Enrolment at our school is governed by an enrolment scheme, please click on the following link for further information. Click the following link for further information:  Enrolment Scheme

 

It is likely that there will be two out-of-zone enrolment periods for the 2023 school year:   

The FIRST out-of-zone enrolment period runs from 16th December 2022 - 30th June, 2023 and includes New Entrant students whose 5th Birthday falls within this enrolment period.  


Places available:

25 places for New Entrants (whose 5th Birthday falls within the above enrolment period)

5 places for Year 1 students

1 place for a Year 2 student

15 places for Year 3 students

10 places for Year 4 students

Further Information will be placed in our school newsletters early in August 2022 and a notice will be placed in the Hamilton Press on Wednesday 24th August, 2022.    Applications close at 3.00pm on Friday 23rd September, 2022.  This process has been completed, there are no more OUTZ places on offer. 

If you wish to submit an out-of-zone enrolment, please complete an Enrolment Form (click on the below link) and return it to the School Office with the required eligibility documentation:

NZ Birth Certificate/Passport or Citizenship Certificate OR Australian Birth Certificate/Passport or Citizenship Certificate.

If you not a NZ Citizen, please provide evidence of a NZ Resident Visa or Student Visa along with a Birth Certificate and Immunisation Record.


Out-of-Zone Enrolment Form


The SECOND out-of-zone enrolment period runs from 1st July, 2023 - 15th December, 2023 and is likely to include New Entrant students (Year 0) whose 5th Birthday falls within this enrolment period

Further Information about the timeline will be placed in our school newsletters early in March 2023 and a notice will be placed in the Hamilton Press in March, 2023.

Applications from out-of-zone students will be processed in the following Ministry of Education order of priority:

a) First Priority must be given to students who have been accepted for enrolment in a special programme(s) run by the school and approved by the Secretary of Education*.

*  This priority is not applicable at this school because the school does not run a special programme approved by the Ministry of Education.

b) Second Priority must be given to any applicant who is the sibling of a current student of the school

c) Third Priority must be given to any applicant who is the sibling of a former student of the school.

d) Fourth Priority must be given to any applicant who is a child of a former student of the school.

e) Fifth Priority must be given to any applicant who is either a child of an employee of the Board of the        school, or a child of a member of the Board of the School.

f) Sixth Priority must be given to all other applicants.

 

If the number of out-of-zone applications exceeds the number of places available, students will be selected by ballot supervised by a Justice of the Peace, a Practicing Lawyer or a Police Officer in accordance under Section 11G (1) of the Education Act 1989.



ELECTRONIC INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR CHILD:

ENROL is a nationwide register of student enrolments. the school updates ENROL as a student enrolls, changes schools or leaves the school system. Vision and Hearing Technicians also use ENROL to enter results of vision and hearing tests into the system.

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