How to enrol

Key Dates
Dates to be confirmed Enrolments for 2022 open
SGHS Open Day, 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Thursday 20 May 2021 Enwood Boarding House Open Day, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Individual School Tours (Click HERE to view our Virtual Tour of SGHS)
Enrolments close
Acceptance letters emailed
Options Expo for Y9 – Y13: 2 sessions
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
New Entrant day for new students entering as Year 7, Year 8 or Year 9.
9:00 am – 12 noon
Zoning Information
Click on the link below to view our zoning map:
SGHS School Zone
Enrolment Process
Please carefully read through our Enrolment Process below. If you have any questions please contact our Enrolment Team, (03) 211-6030.

Fill in our Online Enrolment Form

You can also collect a pack from your child’s Primary School or from our School Office.

Ensure all documentation listed below is attached to your child’s application

The following documents must be supplied at the time of enrolment, we are unable to process applications without these.

  • Copy of Birth Certificate or valid Student’s Passport (Photo Page)
  • Permanent Residence Permit – (only required if a citizen of another country)
  • Copy of Student Visa and Parents Visas – if applicable
  • Immunisation Certificate (please let us know if your child is not immunised).
    If you do not have a copy of your child’s immunisation certificate, please contact your local Doctor/GP to obtain a copy of her Immunisation Record.
  • Court Documents (if applicable), custodial agreements must be provided at time of student’s interview.

Please note: Hard copies of any documents that were unable to be uploaded, must be hand delivered to the school office as soon as possible to complete your child’s enrolment with Southland Girls’ High School. 

An Acceptance letter is emailed to the main caregivers

On acceptance at Southland Girls’ High School each family will receive an email confirming your child’s enrolment. 

Instructions how to book a Student and Whanau interview time –  which is attended by both you and your child, is included in the information that is emailed to you. 

Student and Whānau Interviews commence

All new students are interviewed by a member of our Senior Leadership Team prior to starting as a student at Southland Girls’ High School.

This allows the school to begin the building of a partnership that includes home, the student and the school.

During this conversation, we will learn about your child’s interests, abilities and any additional information that will allow the school to ensure a successful transition to Southland Girls’ High School.

Attend our Options Expo if starting in Year 9 upwards. Attend New Entrant Day if starting in Year 7, 8 or 9.

Information regarding New Entrant Day and our Options Expo will be emailed to new families.

Transfer of Students to SGHS

If your child wishes to enrol at Southland Girls’ High School from another High School/College within New Zealand, please contact our Assistant Principal – Mrs Rowana McNaught before completing an enrolment form.

The following information will be required:

  • Current Year Level
  • Current school
  • Reason for the transfer request

Email: rowana.mcnaught@southlandgirls.school.nz

Boarding House & International Enrolments

Click on the link below for Enwood Boarding enrolment information. All boarders must also complete the school enrolment process.


If you are an International Student, please click on the link below for international enrolment information:


To contact our enrolment team regarding your child’s enrolment, or to request a prospectus:

Phone: (03) 211-6030

Email: excellence@southlandgirls.school.nz


Contact details

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