Enrolment

ENROLMENT AT HGHS

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Thank you for your interest in enrolling your daughter at Hamilton Girls’ High School.

At Hamilton Girls’ High School we aspire to empower young women to dare to excel as innovative individuals who are globally connected.

Stationery

All Stationery information can be accessed through Officemax by following the link below.

OfficeMax-HGHS

They can provide a printed list upon request, however we encourage families to order through officemax as they provide free delivery with purchases over $50 with the ability to choose your delivery date.

*Workbooks not listed online will be available for purchase from the uniform shop next year.

Enrolment Dates

05 AUG

OPEN DAY

03 SEP

Y9 Enrolment Applications Close

12 NOV

Y10-13 Enrolment Applications Close

ENROLMENT AT HGHS

Please read the following information carefully in regards to our enrolment process for 2021.

Before you begin, please have the following documents ready to upload during the enrolment process:

Students who live within the zone described below shall be entitled to enrol.

The geographical outer boundaries of the Hamilton Girls’ High School in-zone area are:

Boundary Road, Fifth Avenue to the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Tramway Road, a line from Tramway Road to Bisley Road and the Knighton Road, Ruakura Road intersection, then down Knighton Road and Clyde Street to Grey Street, along Grey Street to Cobham Drive, along Cobham Drive to the Waikato River, along the Waikato River to Selwyn Street, along Selwyn Street and Lake Crescent, through Innes Common to Killarney Road as far as Queen’s Avenue, along Queen’s Avenue and Lake Road to the Commerce Street corner, then Mill Street to Boundary Road.

The list of streets and a map of the in-zone areas is available in the enrolment documents titled School Zone Map below.

Proof of residence within the home zone will be required. This evidence should take the form of a statement signed by a Justice of the Peace.

If you are living in your own home – two recent documents showing residence in zone – rates notice and one of the following utilities accounts: power/gas, telephone, insurance (NOT a bank statement or correspondence from a bank).

If you are living in a rented home – three recent documents showing residence in zone – tenancy agreement and two of the following utilities accounts: power/gas, telephone, insurance (NOT a bank statement or correspondence from a bank).

Copy of birth certificate OR passport if your daughter is a NZ citizen.

Copy of passport if your daughter was born overseas and date of entry into New Zealand.

Copy of New Zealand residence (if applicable).

Copy of approved refugee status (if applicable).

Immunisation certificate/record.

Student Enrolment Consent and Declaration Form. Click HERE to open the contract, print and sign it, scan the signed contract ready to be uploaded during the enrolment process.

Copy of most recent school report.

Out of zone applications for enrolment will be prioritised in the following order:

Priority 1: Students who have been accepted for enrolment in special programmes run by the school and approved by the Secretary of Education. (No such programmes at HGHS).

Priority 2*: Sisters of current students.

Priority 3*: Sisters of former students.

Priority 4**: Daughters of former students of the school.

Priority 5: Daughters of employees of the Hamilton Girls’ High School Board of Trustees or daughter of a member of the board of the school.

Priority 6: All other applicants.

*Priority 2 & 3:

Name of Sister(s): Please only provide details of the sister relationship (ie. not cousins, mothers etc). Only the sister relationship gives applicants priority in the current enrolment scheme. Please don’t forget to detail sister’s current year level or which years she previously attended the school.

**Priority 4:

Please provide the name of the mother who is a former student, proof of her attendance at Hamilton Girls’ High School, and any other relevant details. Note the years attended and name at time of attending HGHS, if different to current name. The school may require a birth certificate and evidence of the formal change of name

NB: Proof could be a copy of a report, leaving certificate.

Ballot: If there are more applicants in the first, second, third, and fourth priority groups than there are places available, selection will be by ballot within the priority group. This will be conducted in accordance with the instructions issued by the Secretary under Section 11G(1) of the Education Act 1989. Parents will be informed of the date of any ballot by notice in the Waikato Times.

Please attach the following:

Copy of birth certificate OR passport if your daughter is a NZ citizen.

Copy of passport if your daughter was born overseas with Residence visa/stamp.

Immunisation certificate/record.

Student Enrolment Consent and Declaration Form. Click HERE to open the contract, print and sign it, scan the signed contract ready to be uploaded during the enrolment process.

Copy of most recent school report

ENROLMENT AT HGHS

Hamilton Girls’ High School has shaped and influenced our young women since 1911. Core values and principles underpin a dynamic learning environment and our students are given every opportunity to aspire to excellence. We cater for the all round educational needs of our young women and offer an outstanding education pathway to ensure the best possible career destination.

You will receive an email acknowledgement within 2 working days confirming that we have received your application.

If you have any problems scanning or uploading documents, please email these to [email protected] clearly marked with applicant’s name.

Any other queries should be sent to the same email address.