FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
In Zone Enrolment FAQs
Is there a minimum amount of time we need to live in zone before we can apply?
No, there is no minimum time. However, you will need to provide sufficient evidence that you are residing at in zone address.
My spouse and I are separated and only one of us lives in the zone, are we still entitled to apply as an in zone enrolment?
This depends on where the student spends the majority of their time while the school is open for instruction. In order to satisfy the school of this you may need to supply a copy of the custody agreement or other legal documentation.
Can our son/daughter live with an aunt / cousin / family friend / grandparent etc in the school zone?
No. Students can only live with their parent(s) or legal guardian.
We live in zone now but we are moving out of zone during the summer holiday prior to starting at THS. Are we still an in zone enrolment?
No. The requirement is that the student must be living at their in zone address when they start attending THS.
Out of Zone Application FAQs
My son / daughter is a very strong academic / sportsperson / musician. Will this give them preference over other students for an Out of Zone place?
No. The ballot is completed under Police Supervision in the same way as a lottery.
Can our son/daughter live with an aunt / cousin / family friend etc in the school zone?
If I was a student at THS or have had another child who is / was a student at THS, will my son / daughter receive priority through the ballot?
Yes. Legislation passed in 2010 allows for children of former students to receive priority in the Out of Zone ballot. Further details about priority categories are available by viewing the Enrolment Scheme. This only applies until the application closing date.
When we will hear the results of the ballot?
The School will notify you in writing (by email) of your ranking on the ballot within a few days of the ballot taking place. Specific details of this year's ballot can be found on our Out of Zone Enrolment page.
50 Murphy Road, Taradale, Napier 4112
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