Enrolment Guidelines

  • We welcome enquiries for admission to Rathkeale College.
  • An enrolment application can be made at any time and will be held on file until the year preceding the start year. Your son’s name will be included in a Pre-enrolment List. This list is not prioritised and inclusion on it does not signify a greater or lesser likelihood of being offered a place.
  • By the end of Term I in the year preceding the commencement year, we will contact parents to confirm the enrolment is still “live”.
  • Once an application has been lodged, families will receive regular school information.
  • Priority of enrolment applications is categorised into preference and non-preference applicants. For full details of our enrolment criteria, please see Enrolment Process and Timeline
  • Our Open Day is in early May each year. However, any day is considered to be an Open Day. Please contact the school office if you would like to visit the school or discuss your son’s application.

Enrolment Process

To apply for your son’s admission please:

  1. Download the Application for Admission to Rathkeale College print it and then complete the form
  2. Then, post it to: Rathkeale College, Willlow Park Drive, RD11, Masterton 5871

Alternatively, it is possible to scan and email an application to principal@rathkeale.school.nz

  • For prospective boarders, please see the Terms of Admission Contract here.
  • General Information is available in our 2021 Parent Handbook