Enrolments


If you live within our enrolment zone, acceptance of enrolment is guaranteed. However, we would like to know of any children who may be starting at our school over the next year. Please call in or phone and let us know. Click here for further information about the enrolment zone.

We welcome visitors to our school and would be happy to show you around by prior arrangement. Please phone for an appointment. Any queries can be directed to the Principal, Mrs Sharon Ketter.

Please click on each of the files listed under the Enrolment Pack to download the information you will need and the forms required for enrolment.

Completed forms can be returned to our school in person, by post or by scanning and then emailing them to carew@carewpeelforest.school.nz. View our contact details.

Please note: students can still be enrolled during a COVID-19 lockdown. Please contact our school for further information.

Out of Zone Enrolments

Applications for and during 2022 close on Wednesday 20 October 2021


The Board of Trustees invites applications from parents who wish to enrol their child at Carew Peel Forest for, or during the 2022 year.

Enrolment at the school is determined by an enrolment scheme. Click here for details of the zone and scheme. The Board of Trustees have determined that there are 12 places available for out of zone students during the year and invite parents to contact our school office for further information and application forms.

Applications for these places must be received at the school office by 20th October 2020. Should we get more applications than spaces, we will follow the formal Ministry of Education process described below.

The order of priority in which applicants who live outside a school’s home zone are to be offered places at the school is as follows:
  • First Priority must be given to any applicant who is accepted for enrolment in a special programme run by the school. (Note that this priority category does not apply at this school because the school does not run a special programme approved by the Secretary.)
  • Second Priority must be given to any applicant who is the sibling of a current student of the school.
  • Third Priority must be given to any student who is the sibling of a former student of the school.
  • Fourth Priority must be given to any applicant who is a child of a former student of the school.
  • Fifth Priority must be given to any applicant who is either a child of an employee of the board of the school or a child of a member of the board of the school:Sixth Priority must be given to all other applicants.
If there are more applicants in the second, third, fourth, fifth or sixth priority groups than there are places available, selection within the priority group will be by a ballot conducted in accordance with 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 a daily or community newspaper circulating in the area served by the school.