Enrolment Process

Welcome to the next stage of your learning journey, here at Carmel College. Now that schools are permitted visitors and parents on site, an Open Evening has been scheduled at Carmel College on 26 May along with daytime tours during Week 5, Term 2 – 30 May to 2 June.

Open Evening, Thursday, 26 May

4.00-4.30pm in the college hall – presentation by staff and students

4.30-5.30pm – tours of the school

Bookings are not necessary for the Open Evening.  The college is asking participants to wear masks while attending this event.

Daytime Tours, Monday 30 May to Thursday 2 June

Timing of the tours will be 9.00-9.30am and 1.45-2.30pm.  The tours will be led by student leaders, are aimed at prospective students and their families and would be helpful to those who have already made the decision to enrol at Carmel College for 2023 and those who are yet to decide.  Instructions on how to book a tour will be posted on the website by 12 May.


There are still places available for preference applicants for the 2023 year at all levels.

We have also prepared a virtual tour and introduction videos for our new students and their whānau to view to see what the Carmel experience has to offer, particularly for those unable to make the Open Evening date. Please view from these links. Then, there is the enrolment process outlined below this so you can ensure your daughter secures her place for 2023.

These are:

Who Are We?

Tour of the School

From the Principal

Special Character video

Heads of Academic interview Year 7&8 students

From Our Tu Wahine

From Our Pasifika Representative

Carmel Sport

Enrolments for Year 7 to Year 9 in 2023

The roll for Year 7 in 2023 is open.  There are also limited places available in Years 8-13 in 2023. 

Online applications for all year levels can be made HERE

Wherever possible, please make application online. Send electronically (scanned or attached image) or deliver to college only the following support documents –

  • Preference certificate signed by a parish priest
  • A copy of your daughter’s birth certificate, passport, or applicable visa
  • A copy of your daughter’s latest school report.

All applications are welcome but in accordance with the Enrolment Scheme, preference applications (those with a Preference Certificate signed by a parish priest or other authorised agent), are accepted first and non-preference applications can only be considered once all preference applicants have been placed.  Offers of place will be emailed to parents of preference applicants and an invitation to meet with a member of the Senior Leadership Team will be made to all families offered placement for their daughters.

e-Learning – To improve student-learning outcomes and prepare students to be 21st century citizens, individual access to an internet-capable device is now a requirement at all year levels. Specifications and information about e-learning are available on the website.

Enrolment Timeline

Applications remain open while spaces are available for the 2023 year. If you wish to enrol your daughter for next year, please go ahead with the online application accessed through the link above.

Thursday 26 May                                       Open Evening, as set out above
Monday 30 May to Thursday 2 June      Tours of the school as set out above
Monday 13 June-Wednesday 22 June    Welcome meetings

These will be arranged with families whose daughters have been offered a place, as determined by the priorities set out in the Enrolment Scheme.

Friday 9 September 2022                          Term 1, 2023 Financial Contributions emailed

At this time, we will be sending an invoice for the 2023 first term’s fees to all families who have accepted the offer of enrolment.

Friday 4 November 2022                           Orientation Day

New Year 7 to Year 9 students and parents are welcome for an introduction to Carmel College.

Wednesday 1 February 2023                    Pōwhiri

Families of new students starting in 2023 are invited to attend the Pōwhiri on the first day of school, Wednesday 1  February, the time to be confirmed.



International Student applications to Mrs Shelley Roschmann or call (09) 486 1132 ext 709, sroschmann@carmel.school.nz

For academic success at Carmel College, please refer to the student results for 2021 HERE.