It is an important occasion when a child first starts school or moves schools. If you would like to visit the school, please contact our school office to arrange a suitable time to meet with one of our Deputy Principals.

Phone 04 234 7220 or email office@adventure.school.nz

Enrolment Application

Although we accept enrolments from in zone students at any time, enrolment as soon as possible after their 4th birthday, assists our planning for the upcoming school year.

 If you are moving into the area, we would appreciate you enrolling your child as soon as you have secured a property within our enrolment zone.


  • complete our online enrolment form via this link 
  • supply the following documents to support your child’s Enrolment Application:

·  Birth Certificate (preferred) or Passport


·  Birth Certificate and Resident or Student Visa  

·  Immunisation records (We are required to keep an Immunisation Register for the Ministry of Health)

·  2 suitable documents to verify you live at an in-zone address e.g. invoices for rates, Sky TV, power, internet. Tenancy Agreement, Agreement for Sale & Purchase.

(If you are moving into a new home, a second document e.g power invoice, can be provided when you receive the first one.)

These documents can be scanned and emailed to office@adventure.school.nz or brought into the school office to be copied.

Once we have received your Enrolment Application and the supporting documents, we will contact you with next steps.

New Entrants

It is our aim to make the transition to school as smooth as possible. Preschoolers will be invited to attend up to 4 preschool visits in the weeks preceding them starting school.

Preschool visits provide an opportunity for you and your child to meet with their teacher. Your child will also have the opportunity to build relationships with future classmates.

The sessions are not planned to include parents, but parents need to stay on the school site as a Ministry requirement. You are welcome to spend time in our Staffroom while your child is visiting.

We hold Parent Information Evenings every term and these are an ideal way for parents to learn about our approach to learning. Feedback from these is really positive and a great way for you to learn about our school.

Older students transferring to Adventure School

Starting at a new school, particularly if you are coming from another country, can be an anxious time for families. We encourage you to contact us so we can work together to make this transition as easy as possible.

School Zone

Adventure School has been part of a Ministry mandated Enrolment Zone Scheme since 13 October 2008.  

All students who live within the home zone described below will be eligible to enrol at the school.

Home Zone

The Adventure School home is defined as follows

All properties with direct access to the following roads and/or portions of roads are in zone:

  • Discovery Drive from and including numbers 57 and 66 and above on the odd and even numbered sides of the road respectively.  All side and tributary roads to this section of Discovery Drive are included.
  • James Cook Drive and all side and tributary roads to it.
  • Joseph Banks Drive and all side and tributary roads to it.
  • Paremata Road between its intersections with James Cook Drive and Joseph Banks Drive.