Enrolments

INFORMATION FOR PARENTS SEEKING ENROLMENT

Enrolments may be made at any time during the school year and parents / caregivers are welcome to visit to view the school. Please contact the school office for an appointment and to discuss eligibility. Enrolment information is also available in hard copy from our school office.

  1. Catholic State Integrated schools select preference students on the following grounds.

a. The agent for determining preference is Marie Streeter.

b. The criteria to be used by Proprietors, and their authorised agents, when determining whether or not the parents of a child have                    established such a particular or general religious connection with the Catholic Special Character are:

5.1 The child has been baptised or is being prepared for baptism in the Catholic Church.

5.2 The child’s parents/guardians have already allowed one or more of its siblings to be baptised in the Catholic faith.

5.3 At least one parent/guardian is a Catholic, and although their child has not yet been baptised, the child’s participation in the life of             the school could lead to the parents having the child baptised.

5.4 With the agreement of the child’s parent/legal guardian, a significant familial adult such as a grandparent, aunt or uncle who is                   actively involved in the child’s upbringing undertakes to support the child’s formation in the faith and practices of the Catholic Church.

5.5 One or both of a child’s non-Catholic parents/guardians is preparing to become a Catholic.

 

  1. State integrated schools have open places for non-preference students.

a. This school has a maximum of 8 places. The next non preference spaces are likely to be available in 2024.

b. Inquiries regarding available non-preference spaces are to be made through the school office.

c. Non-Preference places criteria:

i. The applicants accept that they will be required to pay Attendance Dues as set by the Proprietor of the Diocese of Palmerston North                   and these are not voluntary.

ii. The applicants accept that they will be coming to a school of Catholic Special Character and that their place in the school          conditional on their participation in the programme.

d.  Non-Preference Criteria that apply to this school.

i. The siblings of non-preference students already in the school.

ii. The children of staff who seek to enrol their children.

iii. Non-preference students coming from another integrated school with the same special character.

iv. Children who live within one kilometre of the school and who want to participate in the special character programme of the school.

e. Non-preference students who cannot enrol immediately may choose to be placed on a waiting list. Students on this list are wait listed by date and number and will be contacted if places become available.

f. Once students have enrolled at another school they are removed from the waiting list.