Enrolment Process

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

Information Evening - 14 May

An information evening for all 2020 prospective students and their families will be held at 6pm on Tuesday 14 May 2019 in the school gymnasium.   The evening will provide information on the enrolment process, opportunities to meet with and speak to teaching staff and a tour of the College grounds.

Staff from the College will visit contributing schools and enrolment packages will be distributed.

Enrolment Applications Open - 29 April

Collect an Enrolment Pack from your Catholic school office (or request one from the College)  and return completed applications to the College Office along with the supporting documentation. NB Your Enrolment Application is NOT complete until the College receives ALL the documents it requires - refer to the Checklist at the bottom of this page to ensure you have submitted all the information. Applications should be received by the end of Term 2.

Step 2 - Pay the $200 Enrolment deposit. This deposit will contribute towards your 2020 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.

Interviews - Term 3

All Preference students whose enrolment has been confirmed are invited to a short interview, with their parents or guardians, at the College to meet staff and discuss thier enrolment. This is an opportunity to ask questions too. See the Fees page for more details.

Offers of a place to Non Preference students may be made from September.  Final acceptance will be confirmed on receipt of full payment of the year's costs by the end of September.

Orientation - November

All Year 8 students accepted for 2020 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.

Required Enrolment Documents for Preference Students 2020

2020 Enrolment Contract 

FAST TRACK EOTC / IT Agreements (for FAST TRACK online aplications)

Immunisation Certificate

Preference Card

Copy of Student's Birth Certificate or Passport

2020 Enrolment Profile Form (MANUAL Applications only - not for FAST TRACK applicants)

Blanket EOTC Consent Agreement (MANUAL Applications only- not for FAST TRACK applicants)

AND if applicable

Copies of reports relating to learning or behaviour difficulties

Evidence of NZ visa status if student is not an NZ citizen


Non-Preference Students 2020

Non-preference students will only be considered if places remain available after all preference students have been accepted. Please complete all enrolment information as if for a Preference Student, but substitute a letter of application instead of the Perference Card. The letter should explain your reasons for enrolling at St John's College.


International Students

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

Information Documents

Enrolment Information Letter


Parent and Student Handbook 


Completed applications should be sent to:

                Principal’s Personal Assistant

                St John’s College

                P O Box 11 086

                Hamilton 3251

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