Our Enrolment Zone
Upper Hutt School operates an Enrolment Zone as authorised by the Ministry of Education.
Priorities as directed by the Ministry are indicated below the map.
The below map indicates where the zone is, and it is specifically defined at the bottom of this page.
Please contact the School Office on 939-6634 for any queries regarding the enrolment scheme.
The ballot (if required) typically runs near the end of Term 3 – please indicate your interest well in advance.
The specific boundaries as defined by the Ministry of Education are:
The Northern Boundary is Fergusson Drive (addresses on both sides are in zone), from the intersection of Ward Street and Fergusson Drive to the intersection of Blenheim Street and Fergusson Drive. Blenheim Street is in zone and at its connection with the railway line the boundary then continues north along the railway line such that addresses in the area of Kingsley Heights are in zone.
The Eastern Boundary is a line such that addresses in Kingsley Heights are in zone and the boundary line is west of Gorrie Road and connects to Wallaceville Road at Wallaceville Cemetery. Note addresses in Gorrie Road are not in zone.
The Southern Boundary is Wallaceville Road (addresses on both sides are in zone), from the western side of Wallaceville Cemetery to its intersection with Ward Street.
The Western Boundary is Ward Street (addresses on both sides are in zone).
Priorities as defined by the Ministry of Education are:
First Priority – This priority category is not applicable at this school because the school does not run a special programme approved by the Secretary for Education.
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 applicants who are children of former students.
Fifth Priority – Will be given to applicants who are 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 by way of ballot if necessary.