Enrolling Your Child

When you contact the school, please ask for Lara, our Office Manager (09 489 6339), who handles enrolment enquiries, or email her at office@tps.school.nz

The best time to come into school to process your child’s enrollment application is between 9:30 am to 10:30am, Monday to Friday or if this is not suitable, please call the office to arrange a time. All the guidelines and enrolment pack information is below, but please do not hesitate to contact the office should you have any further questions.

If you would like to visit the school for a walk-through tour, please contact the office to make an appointment.


In-Zone student enrolments

Students whose usual place of residence is within the school zone have an automatic right of entry to the school. Parents of students who live within the home zone are invited to make their application as early as possible to assist the school to plan appropriately.

Click here for zoned streets in alphabetical order

How to Enrol if you Live In Zone?

  1. Fill in an Enrolment Application Form.

  2. Provide your child’s birth certificate or passport.

  3. Provide your child’s immunisation records.

  4. Complete the ICT Form.

  5. Complete the EOTC Form.

  6. Complete the Vision and Hearing Consent Form.

  7. Complete the Dental Enrolment Form.

  8. Provide a proof of address (e.g. power account, tenancy agreement, etc) then sign the In Zone Statement Form.

See documents below

*OUT OF ZONE student enrolments (*includes siblings of current students)

Students living out of zone who wish to attend the school must apply to enrol when there is a ballot. This includes siblings of current students, who must also apply for entry through the ballot system.

The next ballot is: MARCH 2021 for out of zone applications for 5yr olds starting in 2021 (Terms 1-4): who are Year 0/1, or an out of zone sibling of a current student.

Closing date: Friday 5th March, 2021

(results will be communicated the following week)

Enrolment procedure:

  • Parents complete the ballot application form below (if out of zone) and return it to the office by the application closing date.

  • Ballot Application form

  • On the ballot date, the ballot is drawn under the supervision of a Justice of the Peace, a practicing lawyer, a sworn member of the Police or a local Government returning officer.

  • The names are pulled out of the ballot and a waiting list is created if there are more names in the ballot than spaces available.

  • Successful families are advised by email and asked to confirm acceptance in writing of the place offered. At this point they will be required to complete the additional forms (as above), as well as provide your child's birth certificate/passport and Immunisation records to the office.

  • Unsuccessful families are advised by email.

From time to time the school may decide to hold more than one ballot in the year. Any additional ballot dates would be advertised in the school newsletter, the North Shore Times and on the website.

Priority Ratings:

(1st Priority will be given to students who have been accepted for enrolment in an approved special programme. This priority category is not applicable at Takapuna Primary School.)

2nd Priority will be given to applicants who are siblings of current students.

3rd Priority will be given to applicants who are siblings of former students.

4th Priority will be given to applicants who are children of former students of the school.

5th Priority will be given to applicants who are children of Board employees and Board members.

6th Priority will be given to all other applicants.

More information:

If you would like more information about out-of-zone enrolments, please contact our Principal Devika Tagg: devikat@tps.school.nz

Enrolment Form *

*Important note: Bilingual class is not currently an option at TPS

TPS Enrolment Form.pdf

Student Information Consent Form

3.Information Consent Form.pdf

Privacy Statement and Consent Form

Pupuke Kāhui Ako Privacy Consent Statement

ICT Responsible User Policy

ICT Responsible Use Agreement.pdf

Vision and Hearing Form

Vision and Hearing Form

Dental Form

Dental Consent Form.pdf

In-Zone Statement

In Zone Statement

EOTC (Education Outside the Classroom)

EOTC Form.pdf