Newton Central School Zoning and Enrolment Scheme

Our Home Zone

All students who live within the home zone described below, and shown on the map, shall be entitled to enrol at the school.

Starting at the intersection of Williamson Avenue, Harcourt Street (excluded) and Schofield Street (excluded), travel east along Williamson Avenue to Ponsonby Road. Travel south east along the centre of Ponsonby Road (86 and below, even numbers only included), to and east along the centre of Karangahape Road (72-582, even numbers only included) to Symonds Street. Travel south along Symonds Street (82-116, even numbers only included), west along Alex Evans Street and south along St Benedict Street. Travel east along Newton Road to Symonds Street. Travel south along Symonds Street (109-257, 124-250 excluded) and south east along Mt Eden Road (26, 97 and below included) to the railway line. Follow the railway line west to Sandringham Road (excluded). Travel north and west along New North Road (587,570 and below included) to Western Springs Road (excluded). Travel north on School Road to the motorway, east to and north along Commercial Road. Travel east along Great North Road (335, 370 and below included), north along Elgin Street and west along Williamson Avenue back to the starting point.

All residential addresses on included sides of boundary roads and all no exit roads off included sides of boundary roads are included in the zone unless otherwise stated.

Proof of residence within the home zone will be required.

Click here to see a larger map, which will open in a new window, or visit the the Ministry of Education website and search for the school or your address.

Out of Zone Enrolments

Out of zone students have no automatic right of entry. This includes siblings of students already attending school.

Siblings of students already attending school Newton Central School who reside outside of our zone must complete a written application form. These are available from the office.

Priority will be given to:

First Priority - students who have been accepted for enrolment in Level 1 (total immersion) or Level 2 (partial immersion) Maori language programmes

Second Priority - will be given to applicants who are siblings of current students

Third Priority - will be given to applicants who are siblings of former students

Fourth Priority - will be given to applicants who are children of former students

Fifth Priority - will be given to applicants who are children of employees of the board of trustees or of board members

Sixth Priority - will be given to applicants who reside outside the zone

If there are more applicants in the priority groups than there are places available, selection within the priority group will be by ballot conducted in accordance with instructions by the Secretary under Section 11G(1) on the Education Act 1989. Parents will be informed of the date of any ballot by notice in a daily or community newspaper circulating in the area served by the school.

Where applications are for our special programmes, criteria for entry into these must be met to enter the ballot.

Applicants seeking second or third priority status will require to give proof of a sibling relationship.

In Zone Enrolments

To assist with managing the enrolment process please ensure enrolment forms for new students are completed in the year prior to your child starting school. These are available from the office.

Please check our Enrolment page for the latest information.