Enrolment Information

How do I enrol my child at Conifer Grove School?


If your child is turning five:

Please ensure you complete the enrolment process six (school) weeks before your child turns five, we can arrange two pre-school visits (New Entrant students) for you prior to starting (usually held on Wed afternoons from 2-3pm). New Entrants start on an Intake Date, we have 2-3 intakes per term. Your child is able to start school following their fifth birthday, on their new entrant intake date.

If your child is turning five over December, January and February, then please complete the enrolment by the end of November for a start date in the following year.

For all enrolments – What do I need to provide to the school to apply for enrolment?
1) Proof of residing permanently in zone –

If you are renting a home in zone:
-Official Tenancy Agreement (in your name)
-Current Electricity account (in your name)
-Proof of Ownership of property

If you own a home in zone:
-Current land rates account (in your name)
-Current Electricity account (in your name)
or Sale & Purchase & current utilities notice (in your name)

If you are “living with” or “boarding” in zone:
-Proof of ownership of property (land rates)
-Official Tenancy Agreement
-Current Electricity account or Water account
-Statutory declaration stating living arrangements (from property owner/named tenancy holder and signed by a Justice of the Peace.)
-Copy of caregiver drivers license or passport
-Meeting with the Principal if required

2) Birth Certificate or Passport – for your child

3) Immunisation Certificate – for your child (in the back of well child book)

At the time of enrolment you will be asked to confirm in zone resident status for your family – the School Board of Trustees retains the right to investigate eligibility of enrolment and may require further evidence before enrolment takes place.

You will then be asked to complete:

– a school enrolment form, MOE early childhood survey

– a dental enrolment form

Uniforms and Stationery

All students are required to be dressed in full school uniform on commencement.  Uniforms are available for purchase from The Warehouse, Takanini, the school has a limited stock and various sizes of uniform items at a discounted price – please enquire. 


The Board of Trustees have the right to withdraw and annul your enrolment should you make a false declaration in regard to your enrolment details and proof of address.

Out of Zone Enrolments – The school is not currently accepting applications for Out of Zone students.

Enrolment Zone


Enrolment Zone for Conifer Grove School (refer to the area outlined in red on the map + Waiata Shores Development)

Also includes Conifer Grove side of the Great South Road (odd numbers only – between Challen Close and Una Place)

Boundaries are:

Starting at the intersection of Una Place and Great South Road, travel north west along the centre of Great South Road (1,219, odd numbers only included) including Waiata Shores to the Papakura Stream Bridge, follow Papakura Stream south west to the coast line, and follow the coastline south then east, towards Conifer Grove Esplanade Reserve.  Continue north east to Una Place, and back to starting point.

Enrolment Scheme