Out-of-Zone

All Out-of-Zone Enrolment Applications

Ballot for 2021 Intake are now CLOSED

Out-of-Zone Applications & Ballot Process

All Out-of-Zone families must submit ALL completed Enrolment Forms along with Proof of Identity and Guardianship to Howick College's Reception Office before the closing date in order to go into the ballot. No Out-of-Zone applications will be accepted after the closing date.

The ballot will be drawn one week after the out-of-zone application closing date and all families will be notified whether they have been accepted following the outcome of the ballot.

If applicants are successful in the first instance:

  • The family will be notified once the ballot is drawn;

  • Applicants will have 14 days to confirm their place;

  • If applicants deny their place or do not reply to the school to confirm their place within 14 days, applicants will be removed from the acceptance list and the space will be offered to the next applicant on the ballot.​​

 

If applicants are unsuccessful in the first instance:

  • The family will be notified once the ballot is drawn;

  • Applicants will be given their number in the ballot;

  • Applicant who is given a place at a later stage will have 3 working days from the date of notification to confirm their acceptance before their place is offered to the next applicant on the list.​

Ballot Priorities

The exact number of Out-of-Zone placements will depend on the number of applications received from students living within the Howick College home zone.

The Amendment Act 2010 states that:

  • Priority 2 must be given to any applicant who is the sibling of a current student of the school

  • Priority 3 must be given to any applicant who is the sibling of a former student of the school

  • Priority 4 must be given to any applicant who is the child of a former student of the school

  • Priority 5 must be given to any applicant who is either a child of an employee of the board of the school or a child of a member of the board of the school

  • Priority 6 must be given to all other applicants 

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