Update 6 July 2020

We have received a large volume of applications by the due date of 3 July. The online enrolment portal is now closed. If you wish to make a late application for a Preference student, please contact the Principal’s Secretary, Mrs Kaye Tanner-Jones at secretary@stjohns-hamilton.school.nz

Enrolment Process

Parents  should read the information on applying for Preference carefully before beginning the process.


Year 9 Preference Applications 

Step 1- Complete the online Enrolment Application

Before you start, please refer to the Checklist below and scan the required documents to be uploaded if you can. Applications are not complete until all information has been received.

Completed applications should be received by the end of Term 2 in order for them to be considered in the first round.

Step 2 - Pay the $200 Enrolment deposit. 

This deposit will contribute towards your 2021 school costs. The deposit should be made by internet banking to 12-3122-0295197-00, or with eftpos/credit card at the College Office. Please use Student Name Deposit as the reference.

Confirmation of Enrolment and Interviews - Term 3

Applicants will be notified in Term3 if their enrolment has been confirmed.  Students and their parents or caregivers are invited to a short interview at the College.  This is an opportunity to meet staff, discuss the enrolment and ask questions.  

Orientation - November

Year 8 students accepted for 2021 are invited to spend an Orientation Day at the College. This important day runs from 8.45am to 3pm and details will be given at your son’s interview.

Checklist - Enrolment Documents for Preference Students 2021

Please scan these documents with the file name indicated and upload with your application.

  • Diocese Enrolment Contract (FileName: Surname Diocese Contract)
  • Preference Card (FileName: Surname Pref Card)
  • Copy of Student's Birth Certificate or Passport (FileName: Surname ID)
  • Immunisation Certificate (FileName: Surname Immunisation)

AND if applicable

  • Evidence of NZ visa status if student is not an NZ citizen (FileName: Surname Visa)
  • Copies of reports relating to learning/ behaviour or medical needs (FileName: Surname Learning OR Medical)

Non-Preference Applications

We welcome applications and may be able to accept a small number of 'non-preference' students. Applications are considered in September if places remain after all preference students have been accepted. Please download and complete this application form, the Diocese Enrolment Contract, and return along with  a letter explaining your reasons for wanting to enrol your son at St John's College. (Please do not use the online enrolment system.)

Enquiries please to the Principal's PA secretary@stjohns-hamilton.school.nz or at (07) 856 7091

International Students

 Students are considered separately – see the International section of our site.                                                                                         

Information Documents

Enrolment Information Letter


Parent and Student Handbook