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Enrolment

General Enrolment Information – Year 9 to Year 13
Tauranga Boys’ College has an Enrolment Scheme in place, and election for entry to the school is based on the Ministry of Education enrolment regulations. It enrolls students according to the provisions of Section 11D of the Education Act 1989 and Education Amendment Act (No 3).  
 
General In-zone Applications 2014
If you live in-zone then your son is entitled to attend Tauranga Boys’ College.  Please request an in-zone enrolment pack from Tauranga Boys’ College.  You will need to complete the enrolment application and submit all supporting documentation.
 
A copy of your son’s birth certificate or passport
The most recent school report 
Proof of residence in the school zone.  This can be either a sale and purchase agreement, a long-term tenancy agreement or a household power, telephone, rates account that clearly shows the account holder’s name (parent/caregiver’s name) and address.
 
A formal interview is an important part of the enrolment process - once Tauranga Boys’ College has recieved the enrolment application, a time will be set for the interview.  
 
Enrolment of Prospective Year 8 Students for 2015
Enrolment for our 2015 Year 9 intake begins in July. Schools with Year 8 boys within the 'school zone' are supplied with enrolment information. The schools that are supplied with enrolment packs are listed – 
Kaimai School, Matakana Island, Omokoroa Number 1, Omokoroa Point, Oropi School, Pyes Pa School, Rudolf Steiner – Welcome Bay, Te Puna School, Tauranga Intermediate, Tauriko School, Whakamarama School
Applications open Monday 21 July 2014.
 
Parents wishing to enrol their son for 2015 should make sure they pick up an enrolment pack from their son’s school (if it is a contributing school) or by contacting the Tauranga Boys’ College office on (07) 578 4029.  Please ensure the enrolment application is returned to Tauranga Boys’ College by the deadline specified in the enrolment pack.
 
Enrolment Process
Please complete the enrolment form and submit all supporting documentation.
 
A copy of the birth certificate or passport
The most recent school report 
Proof of residence in the school zone.  This can be either a sale and purchase agreement, a long-term tenancy agreement or a household power, telephone, rates account that clearly shows the account holder’s name (parent/caregiver’s) and address.
 
Please note that enrolment at a contributing school in the Tauranga Boys’ College school zone does not give right of entry into the College; you need to live in the Tauranga Boys’ College school zone to attend.
 
Out of Zone Applications for 2015 – Year 9 to 13
Out of zone applications for enrolment will be processed in the following order of priority.
 
First Priority
Will be given to students who have been accepted for enrolment in special programme(s) run by the school and approved by the Secretary for Education. This priority category is not applicable to this school because the school does not run a special programme(s) approved by the Secretary.
 
  • 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 children of former students of the College.
  • Fifth Priority - Will be given to applicants who are children of employees of the school’s Board of Trustees.
  • Sixth Priority - Will be given to all other students who live outside the school zone and who wish to attend this College. 
 
Parents wishing to enrol their son at Tauranga Boys’ College must complete the enrolment form and submit all supporting documentation. The application must include:
 
A copy of a birth certificate or passport 
The most recent school report  
NZQA record of learning for students at Year 11, 12 and 13.
Completed option form
Proof of residence in the school zone.  This can be either a sale and purchase agreement, a long-term tenancy agreement or a household power, telephone, rates account that clearly shows the account holder’s name (parent/caregiver’s) and address.
 
Parents wishing to enrol their son for 2015 as an out of zone student can pick up an enrolment pack from the Tauranga Boys’ College office or request an enrolment pack by phoning (07) 5784029.   All students wishing to apply for out of zone enrolment must attend an interview during the following five enrolment days:
 
  • Monday 25 August 2014  9.00am to 3.30pm
  • Tuesday 26 August 2014 9.00am to 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 27 August 2014  9.00am to 3.30pm
  • Thursday 28 August 2014  9.00am to 3.30pm
  • Friday 29 August 2014  9.00am to 3.30pm
 
Please phone the school office (phone 07 5784029) to make an apointment. Your son must attend the interview with you.  Please bring the completed enrolment form and supporting documents to the interview.  
 
Out of zone applications open Monday 21 July 2014
Out of zone applications close Friday 5 September 2014
The ballot date for out of zone applications is Monday 15 September 2014
 
Class Placement
The enrolment process involves an entrance test for students entering Year 9 / 10 and the accumulation of academic achievement data suitable for academic streaming of boys at all year levels. We use this evidence, along with any information provided by the previous school to determine your son’s placement in our academically streamed / banded system. 
 
Open Evening
An Open Evening is scheduled for Tuesday 12 August 2014, from 6.00pm - 9.30pm in the School Gymnasium.  All prospective students and parents are invited.  
 
Inquiry Learning Evening
An Inquiry Learning information evening will be held on Tuesday 19 August for all interested Year 8 and 9 boys and parents.  The evening starts at 6.00pm, in Room 20 here at school.
 
Orientation Morning
On Wednesday 26 November, Year 8 students who have been accepted for 2015 are invited to attend an orientation morning from 9.00am – 12.00pm.
 
All enrolment enquiries should be directed to the Enrolment Officer at Tauranga Boys’ College. 
 
Mr Johnson Davis
Deputy Principal