ST PATRICK’S SCHOOL GIVES ENROLMENT PREFERENCE TO FAMILIES WHO HAVE MADE A COMMITMENT TO ACTIVELY SUPPORTING THEIR CHILD IN HIS OR HER FAITH FORMATION AND THE PRACTICES OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.
Please ask us for a copy of our Diocesan Preference of Enrolment Certificate, which you will need to have signed by your Parish Priest or another authorised agent of the Bishop for each child you would like to enroll at St Patrick’s School.
You will also need to fill in an Enrolment Form, which you can collect from the school office.
Once you have returned these two documents, St Patrick’s school will decide who will be enrolled. We will let you know if your child is selected.
1. State Integrated schools select preference students on the following grounds:
A] The agent for determining preference are the listed Agents of the Bishop, who may sign the Certificate on his Behalf:
a) Parish Priest of their Parish of Residence
b) Assistant Priest of their Parish of Residence
c) Priests appointed under c. 517/1
d) Deacons and lay persons appointed to pastoral care under c. 517/2
e) Ethnic chaplains who liaise with Parish Priests or their delegate
f) Local committees appointed by the Bishop or by any of the above agents of the Bishop.
B] The grounds for preference are:
Criteria for Preference of Enrolment in Integrated Catholic Schools
5.1 The child has been baptised or is being prepared for baptism in the Catholic Church.
5.2 The child’s parents/guardians have already allowed one or more of its siblings to be baptised in the Catholic faith.
5.3 At least one parent/guardian is a Catholic, and although their child has not yet been baptised, the child’s participation in the life of the school could lead to the parents having the child baptised.
5.4 With the agreement of the child’s parent/guardian, a significant familial adult such as a grandparent, aunt or uncle who is actively involved in the child’s upbringing undertakes to support the child’s formation in the faith and practices of the Catholic Church.
5.5 One or both of a child’s non-Catholic parents/guardians is preparing to become a Catholic.
2. State Integrated schools have places for non-preference students.
a) This school has a maximum of 11 places.
b) There is currently 0 places available in this 2023 year.
c) The school is now at 100% of its maximum.
d) Non-Preference places criteria:
i. The applicants accept that they will be attending a school of special character and that their place in the school is conditional on their participating in the programme.
ii. The applicants accept that they will be required to pay attendance dues as set by the proprietor and these are not voluntary.
e) Non-Preference criteria that apply to this school.
1. The siblings of non-preference students already in the school.
2. The children of staff or Board members who seek to enrol their children.
3. Siblings of former non-preference students.
4. Non-preference students coming from another integrated school with the same special character.
5. Other children if a vacancy exists after all non-preference children have been accepted and there are no children on the Preference Waiting List.
f) Non-Preference students who cannot enrol immediately may choose to be placed on a Waiting List. Students on this list are wait listed in date and will be contacted if places become available. Acceptance is at the discretion of the Principal.
Please visit our office at 5 Church Crescent, Panmure for a copy of our current Prospectus.
On enrolment St Patrick’s School activates a Google account and blog for each student. These are some of the ways we provide for families and whānau to be involved in their child’ learning journey.
Each child is required have a netbook device, which is available for parents to lease to buy from the Manaiakalani Education Trust at $15 per month over three years.
As part of the Manaiakalani cluster, our pupils benefit from one of New Zealand’s most modern and innovative approaches to learning and teaching.
Attendance Dues are used to pay for buildings at Catholic Schools in the Auckland Diocese.
Paying Attendance Dues is a condition of enrolment for all students enrolled at Auckland Catholic Schools.
Attendance Dues are compulsory - there is a legal requirement for parents and/or caregivers to pay Attendance Dues.
For more information click here.
SCHOOL ATTENDANCE DUES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
Financial assistance is available to assist families who may need financial support with the payment of Attendance Dues for preference students attending Catholic schools in Auckland Diocese, both primary and secondary.
Families facing financial difficulties can contact their school office, their Parish Priest or the Revenue Manager on 09-360-3069 at the Catholic Diocese of Auckland for further information.
Application forms for this assistance are available from school and parish offices, or can be down-loaded from the Catholic Diocese of Auckland website:
EVERY CLASS AT ST PATRICK’S SCHOOL HAS A BLOG, WHICH YOU CAN VIEW HERE.
We are a Year 2 & 3 class. Our teacher is Mrs Deeney. We will be sharing our stories and our learning. You are most welcome to make comments on our work.
We will be sharing how we get on with other students. You are most welcome to make comments on our learning.
We are a Year 4 and 5 class at St Patrick’s School in Auckland, NZ. We are in Room 6 and our teacher is Mrs Agnew.
We are a Year 5 and 6 class at St Patrick’s School in Auckland, NZ. We are in Room 7 and our teacher is Mr Bell.
We are an awesome class of Year 7 and 8 at St Patrick’s School in Auckland the ‘City of Sails’ New Zealand. We are the Awesome Room 8. Our teacher is Mrs George.
In each of the above class blogs, you will find links to our children’s individual blogs.