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 enrolment 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.

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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)

Enrolment at Takapuna Primary School is governed by an enrolment scheme, details of which are available from the school office.

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

Applications for Term 1, 2022: closing 20 October 2021

The board has determined that limited places are likely to be available for out-of-zone students next year 2022,

in Year 1 only.

(This includes siblings of current students and those in Priority 1-6 of our enrolment scheme).The exact number of places will depend on the number of applications received from students who live within the school’s home zone.

Next year there will be 2 enrolment periods, for the purposes of Out-of-Zone applications. The first enrolment period is for Term 1, 2022. For students seeking enrolment within this first enrolment period, the deadline for receipt of applications for out-of-zone places is 20 October 2021.

(Parents of students who live within the home zone and intend to enrol their child at any time during the next year should also notify the school by 20 October 2021 to assist the school to plan appropriately for next year.)

If the number of out-of-zone applications exceeds the number of places available, students will be selected by ballot. If a ballot for out-of-zone places is required, it will be held on 27th October. Parents will be informed of the outcome of the ballot within three school days of the ballot being held.

Details relating to the second out-of-zone enrolment period are as follows - For Year 1 students:

Length of enrolment period: Term 2 (2 May) to end of Term 4, 2022.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 2 March 2022

Date of ballot (if required): 9 March 2022

*(results will be communicated within 3 school days of a ballot being held)

Out-Of-Zone Application for Enrolment - procedure:

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

  • Out of Zone Application to Enrol FORM

  • If required, 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 must confirm acceptance in writing of the place offered within 14 days. At this point they will also 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. If confirmation is not received within 14 days, the offer is forfeited and then offered to the first applicant on the wait-list.

  • Unsuccessful families are advised by email.

From time to time the Board may decide to hold an additional ballot - if so, this 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