Enrol in Boarding

Enrol in Boarding

Boarding welcomes students from Year 7 – 13. We have the staffing, processes and facilities to help safely support students from all age groups to flourish.

Enrolling in boarding at Nelson College is a simple process.  Complete our online form or download the paper version to send to us by post or email.  If you’re unsure, email our staff at boarding@nelson.school.nz or phone us on 03 548 3099, and we’ll be in touch.


YEAR 9 OPEN DAY – Saturday 29th July 1.00pm – 3.00pm, Nelson College

All prospective students and whānau are invited any time between 1.00pm and 3.00pm to attend our Open Day.

This will include tours of the school and a showcase of what the school has to offer.

A welcome and introduction to the school will be presented by the Tumuaki (Principal) Mr Richard Dykes at 2.00pm.

Enrolment Process

  1. Enrolment Form submitted along with:
    • Proof of domestic status (ie. Copy of NZ birth certificate or NZ passport)
    • 2 most recent school reports
    • Contact details for your son’s current Principal or Year Level Dean
    • Learning conditions’ documentation (if applicable)

When an enrolment application is received you will be sent an email of acknowledgement.  Don’t include an application fee at this stage.

  1. Family interview

If application into boarding is accepted, a provisional offer can be confirmed once we have received the following forms.

  1. Medical Form submitted
  2. Copy if Immunisation records (generated from your GP)

International Enrolments

International students must first enrol as an international student.  Click on the button below to find out more about international enrolments