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Enrolment at Wakefield School

New Entrant Enrolment

Parents and caregivers can pre-enrol pupils using the school code ‘3234’ at

You can inform the school at any time of your intention to enrol your child at Wakefield School, however before your child’s 3rd birthday is ideal.

Once we have your enrolment, Wakefield School will send out further information to you to help ensure your child has a happy and confident start to school.  This will include the following:

  • Wakefield School learner profile and school values.
  • Introduction from the Principal.
  • Letter advising of visit times and the name of the teacher and number of the classroom your child will be entering.
  • Welcome letter from the Junior Syndicate Leader.
  • National vision and hearing screening in school information.
  • Wakefield School excursion top order form.
  • Healthy food options.
  • Wakefield School PTA welcome.
  • Homework activities.
  • Fine motor control – some ideas.
  • Letter cues – laminated sheet.
  • Forming letters – beginning points and directions of movement – laminated sheet.
  • Learning – the Wakefield way – booklet.
  • E Tu – Making things right – restorative practice card.

Before your child can be enrolled the school requires:

  • Verification of your child’s date of birth – either a copy of the birth certificate or passport.

Please bring this documentation with you on your child’s first preschool visit. We are happy to make copies of any of these documents for you.

Transferring Students

If you are transferring to Wakefield School from another school within New Zealand, please contact us as soon as possible. We will send you a student enrolment pack which will include the following:

  • Enrolment Form.
  • Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB) Form.
  • Education Outside the Classroom Permissions Form (EOTC).
  • Cyber Safety and Permission to Publish Work Form.
New Immigrant Student

Any foreign student entering New Zealand and wishing to enrol at Wakefield School must supply verification documents. These may include a valid student visa/permit or parent’s passport with a valid work permit.

Enquire about Enrolment

Get in touch to discuss enrolling your child at Wakefield School.

(03) 541 8332

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