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2014 Prospectus - This will be distributed by mail and through contributing schools (Somerville Intermediate, Howick Intermediate, Beachlands School, Maraetai Beach School) and some local out-of-zone schools. Copies are also available from the Howick College reception office.
Two enrolment evenings are held for In-Zone students. Parents and students attend and meet with a Senior staff member to submit their application forms and relevant enrolment information. This face to face enrolment provides an opportunity to discuss any queries and provide any additional learning information.
A separate evening is held for Out-of-Zone applications.
Note: The use of the word 'Parents' is used to refer to a single parent, parents, legal guardians or other 'responsible adult' with whom the student may be living and is responsible for all matters relating to the student's schooling.
For information on school donation, subject fees and other fees, and how to pay, please go here.
The following is a brief guide only and is offered in good faith. For accurate details of a child's right to attend school in New Zealand call The Immigration Service at 09 914-4100.
If a family is coming to New Zealand on a Work Permit to arrange Student Visas and Student Permits before, or on, entry to New Zealand. The Immigration Service warns that it may take between one day and sixty days for Student Permits to be issued after entry.
The following students should have access to a State-funded education in New Zealand, up to and including the year they turn 19 years of age: ·
It should be noted that the status of a parent does not automatically guarantee access to State-funded education; for example, the child of a Permanent Resident does not qualify unless the child is also a Permanent Resident.
All foreign students must bring to their enrolment interview their own passport as well as the passport of their parent or guardian. Any student who is not a permanent resident or a citizen of New Zealand must have a current student visa and permit at enrolment. This is best arranged on entry to New Zealand and, on request, should be granted automatically to the children of a parent who holds a work permit.
Year 9: A ballot for out-of-zone places is held annually for Year 9 enrolments.