Our Enrolment Zone
Full details of boundaries can be found at: http://nzschools.tki.org.nz/
2019/2020 OUT OF ZONE ENROLMENTS:
As recommended by the Ministry of Education, due to the projected roll growth and developments planned for our “home zone”, the Ramarama School Board of Trustees will be restricting 2019/2020 Out of Zone enrolments to meet priorities one to five, as listed below.
Applicants are accepted in this order:
first priority must be given to any applicant who is accepted for enrolment in a special programme run by the school
second priority must be given to any applicant who is the sibling of a current student of the school
third priority must be given to any student who is the sibling of a former student of the school
fourth priority must be given to any applicant who is a child of a former student of the school
fifth priority 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
sixth priority must be given to all other applicants.
If the board receives fewer applications than there are places available all applicants will be enrolled.
What if there are more applicants than places?
The school must hold a ballot (draw) to fill the places available, and create a waiting list for applicants who are not successful in the ballot.
Within 3 school days of the ballot happening, the school must post letters informing applicants of the outcome of the ballot.
Successful applicants then have 14 days to confirm they accept or reject the offer of a place. If they don't respond within that period, the place will be offered to the first person on the waiting list established by the ballot.
The Secretary of Education's instructions to schools are that siblings at the same year level should be kept together for the purpose of the ballot, so that if one sibling's name is drawn, the other is automatically successful also.
Some primary schools with enrolment zones will hold more than one ballot each year. This is for 5-year-olds who are starting school.