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General Enrolment Information 2019 – 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 enrols students according to the provisions of Section 11D of the Education Act 1989 and Education Amendment Act (No 3).  

 

General In-zone Applications 2019

You need to live in the school zone to attend Tauranga Boys’ College. 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.

An interview is an important part of the enrolment process - once Tauranga Boys’ College has received the enrolment application, a time will be set for the interview.

 

Enrolment of Prospective Year 9 Students for 2020

Enrolment for our 2020 Year 9 intake begins on the 22nd July. Schools with Year 8 boys within the 'College zone' are supplied with enrolment information. The schools that are supplied with enrolment packs are:

  • 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 and Whakamarama School

Applications open Monday 22nd July 2019 - the first day of Term 3.

 

Parents wishing to enrol their son for 2020 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. A map of the Tauranga Boys’ College zone can be found here.  

  

Out of Zone Applications for 2020 – 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 a special programme run by the school and approved by the Secretary for Education. This priority category is not applicable to Tauranga Boys’ College 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

 

Out of Zone applications must be received by the College by Monday 2nd September 2019.

Parents wishing to enrol their son for 2020 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.  Any Out of Zone applicants who were unable to attend the Open Evening, or would like to see the College during the day, can meet with the Enrolment Officer in small groups on the two dates and times below: 

 

Thursday 22 August 2019, 9.00am to 10.00am

Friday 23 August 2019, 9.00am to 10.00am

 

Out of zone applications open Monday 22 July 2019

Out of zone applications close Monday 2 September 2019

The ballot date for out of zone applications is Monday 16 September 2019

 

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 banding of boys at all year levels. We use this evidence, along with information provided by the previous school to determine your son’s placement in our academically banded classes.

 

Open Evening

An Open Evening is scheduled for Thursday 8th August 2019, from 6.00pm - 9.30pm in the School Gymnasium.  Please be seated by 5.50pm. All prospective students and parents are invited.  

 

Inquiry Learning Evening

An Inquiry Learning information evening will be held on Tuesday 13th August for all interested Year 8 boys and parents. The evening starts at 6pm in Room 20 at Boys’ College.

 

Orientation Morning (to be confirmed)

On Thursday 28th November, Year 8 students who have been accepted for 2020 are invited to attend an orientation morning from 8.45am – 12.00pm.

 

All enrolment enquiries should be directed to the Enrolment Officer at Tauranga Boys’ College on 07 578 4029.