Enrolment Process for Year 9 - 2024

Enrolment for Y9 students in 2024  (please note Out of Zone enrolments are now closed)

Step 1: Complete the Online Enrolment Form

Step 2: Complete the Student Profile Form 

Step 3:  Enrolment Interviews - please book your enrolment interview time here.

Please bring the following documents to your enrolment interview- your son or daughter's birth certificate (or passport), proof of address (eg. utility bill, rates demand etc) and your son or daughter's recent school report.

At the Enrolment Interview, we complete the enrolment by signing the Partnership Agreement between Rutherford College, the students, and their whanau. Students will also select their option subjects and there will be time to discuss any other information you think we need to know about your child and answer any questions you have.

If you have any queries, please contact [email protected].

For enrolments at other levels 

Please contact the Dean of the Year level to enrol this year.

Mr Gilmore - [email protected]  Ph: 09 8349792

Miss Simpson - Email: [email protected]  Ph: 09 834 9797

Miss Cumming - [email protected]  Ph: 09 834 9801

Mr Jefferies - [email protected]  Ph: 834 9803

Miss Winter - [email protected]  Ph: 09 834 9799

Enrolment Zone

Students who live within the school zone are entitled to a place at Rutherford College.

To see if you live within our Enrolment Zone Map click here and enter ‘Rutherford College’ in the search box. You can also click on 'address' and enter your address in the search box.

The Rutherford College home zone shall be bounded by a line running from Huruhuru Creek along the centres of Triangle Road, Lincoln Road, Mt Lebanon Lane, the railway line, View Road, Great North Road and Hepburn Road to the corner of Akatea Road and thence directly ahead down the southern boundary of Hepburn Park to the Whau River, then north along the shoreline of Te Atatu Peninsula back to Triangle Road bridge over the HuruHuru Creek.

Out of Zone Enrolment Information

Number of places for 2024 - 40

2023 Open Evening - Thursday August 3, 6pm - 8pm

2023  Open Day- Friday July 28, 9.30 - 1.30pm

Enrolment week - Monday 31 July to Thursday 3 Aug - 3.30 -7pm
and Saturday 5 August 2023 - 9.30 - 11.30am

Applications for enrolments will be processed in the following order of priority:

  • First Priority: This priority category is not applicable at this school because the school does not run a special programme approved by the Secretary.
  • Second Priority: will be given to applicants who are siblings of current students.
  • Third Priority: will be given to applicants who are siblings of former students.
  • Fourth Priority: will be given to any applicants who are a child of a former student of the school.
  • Fifth Priority: will 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: will be given to all other applicants.

Applicants seeking second or third priority status will be required to give proof of a sibling relationship.

Families will be notified once the ballot is drawn and will have 14 days to confirm their place. If applicants deny their place or do not reply to the school to confirm their place within 14 days, applicants will be removed from the acceptance list and the place will be offered to the next applicant on the ballot.

Applications for Out-of-Zone Enrolment close 30 August 2023
Ballot date for Out-of-Zone Enrolment is 6 September 2023