Conditions of Acceptance
Students are accepted for enrolment following an interview, assessment of English language skills as appropriate for year level and consideration of:
- Level of written and spoken English Language
- Previous school reports
- Character references and testimonials
- Academic ability for courses chosen
- Co-curricular activities
- Available places in the applied for Year Level
- Suitable living arrangements
On acceptance and in consultation with the student, students are placed at an appropriate academic level. This placement is determined by the student’s academic ability, course content previously covered and age.
Mairangi Bay School has a comprehensive orientation programme designed to orientate them with the school environment and our expectations as well as receiving ongoing pastoral care. On arrival, students are greeted by international staff, assisted with uniform and stationery, shown around the campus, and introduced to principal and support staff. They are also introduced to their buddies.
Code of Practice
Mairangi Bay School has been accepted as a signatory and has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students, published by the Ministry of Education. Copies of the Code are available on request from the School or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at: www.minedu.govt.nz