Frequently Asked Questions

Chelsea Primary School

Ballot for Out-of-Zone

Enrolments for 2016


Enrolment at Chelsea School is governed by an enrolment scheme, details of which are available from the school office. The Board has determined that the following places are likely to be available for out of zone students starting in 2016. The exact number of places will depend on the number of applications received from students who live within the school’s home zone.

  • Year 0/1 – 30 placements

There are no places currently available at any other level.

Applications for this ballot close on 14/10/2015.

Ballot date is 21/10/2015.

Ballot forms are available from the school office.


If you live in the home zone and have not yet signalled your intention to enrol your child later this year, please contact the school immediately to assist us to plan appropriately.


This links to our 2015 School Prospectus.  The prospectus outlines what our school can offer you and your child(ren).  Some of the topics included are school team set-up, how we communicate with parents and students, student absence, uniform, stationery and donations/fees, sports, after school care, and more.

Chelsea Primary School Prospectus 2015.pdf668.58 KB

Chelsea Primary School's enrolment zone encompasses Balmain Road, Onetaunga Road, Chelsea View Drive, Porritt Avenue and everything off these streets as well as Mokoia Road /Waipa Street from Porrit Ave to Kauri Road/Hebe Place, as shown here:

Our School Charter describes the Vision and Mission statements of Chelsea Primary School where the child is the heart of the matter.

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This strategic plan was developed by the Board of Trustees and the teaching staff of the school, in order to provide a disciplined approach to the management of Chelsea School over the next three years. The draft plan was circulated to the parent community for comment.

Strategic Plan 2012-2014.pdf239.33 KB

​​You can look at the Syndicate newsletter given out to your child(ren) every term.  The newsletter will outline the topics to be covered for a particular term in a given syndicate.  For up-to-date news of what's happening in and around your child(ren)'s class, please check out the Class Blogs on our website.  The class blogs will link to an external blog site.​

Chelsea School welcomes enrolment applications from International students and their families. We work hard to provide a supportive, happy and uniquely Kiwi educational experience for your child.

A detailed information pack can be requested from our office or by emailing Please feel free to contact us to arrange a tour of the school (ph. 09 4180082): we would love to show you around. We hope you will also find our website a great source of information about what is on offer for all our students. (

Chelsea School has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. Copies of the Code are available from the NZQA website at

If you have any questions, please ask us – we will be happy to help!

Please call the school office on Tel 09 418 0082 to make an appointment.

​This links to the Complaints Policy and Complaints Procedure of the Board for Chelsea Primary School.  The Board deals with all complaints and concerns in a way that is fair and reasonable, timely as reasonably practicable, transparent, accessible, consistent, mutually communicative and compliant with the Board's legal obligations, School Charter and School Policies and Procedures.

Chelsea Primary School Complaints Procedure at 2012.pdf496.83 KB

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