Children who are permanently residing at a street address within the enrolment zone defined below are entitled to enrol at Rāwhiti School:

zone map

·    From the intersection of Anzac Drive and Frosts Road

·      North on Frosts Road to Beach Road

·      East on Beach Road to Marine Parade

·      South on Marine Parade to Rodney Street

·      West on Rodney Street to Union Street

·      North on Union Street to Owles Terrace

·      North West on Owles Terrace to New Brighton Road

·      North West on New Brighton Road to Anzac Drive

·      North on Anzac Drive to Frosts Road

 

In zone procedure for enroling a new entrant child

Around the time of your child’s 4th birthday, please contact the school office for enrolment information.

To confirm the enrolment you will be asked to provide:

  • proof of address e.g. power or phone account, rates demand, rental agreement
  • a copy of your child’s birth certificate or passport
  • a completed enrolment form
  • your child’s immunisation certificate

In zone procedure for enroling a child already at school

For parents who wish to enrol a school aged child already at school who is transferring to Rāwhiti School please contact the school office for enrolment information.

 

Out of zone enrolments

Enrolment of children who live outside the above geographic zone is governed by the requirements of Section 11F of the Education Act 1989, and instructions issued by the Secretary under Section 11F of the Education Act 1989.

The number of places will be determined by the Principal on the basis of current and projected class numbers and school roll. If you would like to apply for a place through our ballot system, please download the ballot application form, complete it and return it to the school office.

 

 Term  Advertisement Date  Application Deadline (4pm) Ballot Date
For children who wish to enrol in Term 1, 2019

Jan 31st – April 12th

  CLOSED IN OCT 2018   CLOSED IN OCT 2018   CLOSED IN OCT 2018
For children who wish to enrol in Term 2, 2019

Apr 29th – July 5th

  Wednesday
30 January 2019
  Wednesday
27 February 2019
  Friday
01 March, 2019
For children who wish to enrol in Term 3, 2019

July 22nd – Sept 27th

  Wednesday 1 May 2019   Wednesday 29 May 2019
  Friday 31 May 2019
For children who wish to enrol in Term 4, 2019

Oct 14th – Dec 18th

 Wednesday
03 July 2019
  Wednesday
07 August 2019
  Friday
9 August 2019
For children who wish to enrol in Term 1, 2020

Jan 29 – Apr 13

Wednesday
28 August
2019
Wednesday
25 September 2019
  Friday
27 September 2019

Pre-enrol visits

If you would like to visit our school and look around you are welcome to join us at 9.30am on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings. Please contact the school office to register your name.

Classroom visits

Visits are best on a Monday, Tuesday or Thursday.

You don’t have to book visits in with us – just turn up.

The plan below shows what we think would be an ‘ideal’ amount of visits… but you know your child best and we are happy for you to individualise this for them.

Suggested Plan

Feel free to come in for Active Play 8.30-9.15am as soon as you enrol (as many times as you like.) It’s always nice to say “Hi!”.

Then…

4 weeks before starting – one or two visits during the week – 8.30-9.15am

3 weeks before starting – one or two visits during the week – 8.30-9.30am

2 weeks before starting – one or two visits during the week – 8.30-10am

1 week before starting – one or two visits during the week – 8.30-11.10am

(Bring your morning tea.)

Although you will need to stay ‘on site’, you are able to leave your child in the classroom and go to have a cuppa in the staffroom. You might want to ‘mix it up’, so that they have some visits with you staying with them so that you can see our programme but also some visits where they get to experience it by themselves.

This may be a different system from other schools that you have heard about. We find that the flexibility of our visits mean that you can:

  • fit them around your other commitments;
  • tailor them to suit your child;
  • be confident that we are not putting on a show for you.

Our morning timetable is:

8.30 am     Active Play

9.20 am     Hui

9.30 am     Phonics/Writing

10.40am     Play – break time

11.00am     Eat together in the classroom

One of our Transition to School staff, Nicole or Kylie, will be in touch with you after enrolment.

Feel free to send us any questions that you may have, nicolec@rawhiti.school.nz  or  kylieo@rawhiti.school.nz