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Preparatory School

Kura Whakataka

Students in Years 1–8

In most years, and at most year levels, the number of applicants for our Preparatory School exceeds the spaces available. When this occurs, applicants are ranked in order of applying and those not immediately successful are wait-listed. Please note, siblings have priority for placement. To avoid disappointment we recommend you apply as early as possible, at least two years prior to the intended starting date, although we will receive applications at any time. However, most children are accepted during Term 2 (late April – early July) of the year prior to starting.

  1. Start the enrolment process by completing the appropriate application form and paying an application fee of $150.
  2. Upon receipt of your application, your details will be loaded into our database, to ensure you receive important information as the process progresses.
  3. No interview is required as part of the application process, except for Year 7. However, it is best if you and your child meet with the Preparatory School Principal to discuss and view the school’s unique learning environment. Please book a tour using the online system.
  4. If an offer of enrolment is made for 2023 and beyond, we will ask you to confirm acceptance with a non-refundable acceptance fee of $500, which includes the student's life membership of the Old Collegian Association, plus a non-refundable bond of $1000 which will be credited to your first College account when the first tuition charge is made.