Botany Downs Secondary College Signup Form

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_SCHOOLNAME_ Declaration Form

We declare that the information contained in this application is true and complete. We understand that any false or incomplete information submitted in support of this application may invalidate this application and may result in the withdrawal of an Offer of Place. We agree that we have received sufficient information to make an informed decision about enrolment at the School.
Key Terms: This Contract of Enrolment includes provisions:
  1. that allow the School to discipline the Student, including by expulsion
  2. that control and limit the Student's rights of refund when Enrolment ends early
  3. that require the Parents to make full disclosure of all relevant information
  4. that provide consent for the School to permit certain activities without further consent from the Parents.

This is an important legal document, please read all clauses carefully.
By signing this agreement you:

  1. Confirm that all of the information in the application form is true and complete.
  2. Confirm that where the Students is under 10 years of age, the Student will live with a parent or legal guardian in New Zealand while enrolled at a school unless they are accommodated in a school hostel.
_SCHOOLNAME_ Enrolment Contract Declaration

By signing below, you confirm that you have read the Enrolment Contract below (which includes our Terms and Conditions, Code of Conduct, Disciplinary Policy, and Refund Policy) and agree to be bound by it in all respects:

NZ School Signatory:
Homestay Declaration

By signing below, you confirm that you have read the Homestay Contract and agree to be bound by it in all respects

_SCHOOLNAME_ Designated Caregiver Contract Declaration

By signing below, you confirm that you have read the Designated Caregiver Contract and agree to be bound by it in all respects

Designated Caregiver:
_SCHOOLNAME_ Homestay Contract Declaration

By signing below, you confirm that you have read the School's Hostel Contract and agree to be bound by it in all respects


Botany Downs Secondary College

International Student Application Form

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Note: It is important that you include all relevant information about the student in your application. This information is used to ensure that the student is supported properly upon arrival and to match them with suitable homestays, teachers and courses. Where information is included relating to health issues or learning needs, disclosure of this information will not automatically disqualify the Student from Enrolment. However, failure to disclose information or providing misleading information may result in the withdrawal of an Offer of Place or termination of a Contract of Enrolment.
Please make sure you have scanned copies of the following documents ready to upload before you begin:
  • your current passport (if available)
  • your photo
  • your last school report (translated into English)
  • vaccination certificate (if available)
  • insurance certificate (if available and must be in English)
Please note: Fields marked with
are required and must be completed
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Student Details
First name (Name must be as it appears on your passport)
Middle names (must be as it appears on your passport)
Last name (must be as it appears on your passport)
Preferred first name
Date of birth
Please note: The Education (Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International Learners) Code of Practice 2021 requires that all students under the age of 10 must live with a parent for the duration of their enrolment at school in New Zealand.
Country of citizenship
First language
Address (In home country)
Phone number (In home country)
New Zealand mobile number
Email address
Social media address
Social media type
How long have you studied English?
Years Months
What is your level of English?
Sporting Interests
Cultural Interests
Agency Information
(if using an agent)
Agency name
Agent name
Agent email address
Previous Applications
What is the name of the school you currently attend?
Have you applied to _SCHOOLNAME_ before?
When did you apply?
Have you studied in New Zealand before?
Which school did you study at?
Has a family member or relative ever enrolled at _SCHOOLNAME_ before?
Full name
Year attended
Travel Details
Arrival date (if available)
Passport number (if available)
Passport expiry
National ID Number (Chinese students Only)
Student Visa number (if available)
Student Visa issued
Student Visa expiry
Parents or Legal Guardian Details
Please note: it is a requirement of New Zealand regulations that schools must maintain effective communication with parents and legal guardians. To comply with the requirements, contact information provided in this section MUST be the contact information for the parents or legal guardian.
Parent One or Legal Guardian Details:
First Name
Middle Names
Last Name
Relationship (eg mother, father, aunt, guardian)
Current Address
Work number
Mobile number
Email address
Passport number
Parent Two or Legal Guardian Details:
First name
Middle names
Last name
Current address
Work number
Mobile number
Email address
Passport number
Accommodation Requirements
What accommodation do you require?
Homestay Information
Letter to Homestay
Please write a short letter (below) to introduce yourself to your new host family. Tell them about your family, what you like, why you're coming to New Zealand any anything else you want them to know.
Important Homestay Considerations
Please include any important homestay requirements eg special dietary requirements, food allergies, pet allergies, religious requirements, phobias, etc. This information is important and is used to help us choose the best homestay for you.
Designated Caregiver (DCG) Details
(if you are staying with a relative or close family friend)
First name of caregiver
Middle names of caregiver
Last name of caregiver
Relationship to student (eg aunt, guardian, close family friend)
New Zealand physical address
Work number
Mobile number
Email address
Please note: A DCG must be a relative or close family friend of the family. This accommodation must be approved by _SCHOOLNAME_ prior to the student's arrival. Please provide a copy of the passport (and visa if applicable).
Medical and Insurance Information
Do you wish to purchase insurance through the school?

An appropriate insurance policy is required and must cover travel and health to and from New Zealand and for the entire length of stay in New Zealand. Note: This Policy must be provided in English.

Insurance company
Insurance policy number
Insurance policy expiry

Please add your COVID-19 Vaccination Information (if available)

COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturer
Date of First COVID-19 Vaccine Shot
Date of Second COVID-19 Vaccine Shot
Has the student been vaccinated for any diseases? (If 'Yes', upload an English copy of your vaccination certificate below)
Permission is given for _SCHOOLNAME_ to administer Paracetamol.
Permission is given for _SCHOOLNAME_ to administer Ibuprofen.
Medical Conditions
ADD/ADHD Asthma Back/Neck problems Glandular Fever Migraines Diabetes Hepatitis A, B or C Depression/Anxiety Heart Condition Mobility Issues Tuberculosis Food Allergies Eating Difficulties Epilepsy Bee/Wasp Sting Allergy Metal Implants Any Mental Illness HIV or AIDS
Additional medical information
Does the student have any pre-existing medical conditions (for insurance purposes) or history of previous illness that may affect the enrolment, including mental illness? If 'Yes', please provide details. Withholding information may result in your contract being terminated.
Current Medications
If the student suffers from conditions requiring medication, it is advisable to bring their own medication to New Zealand. You will be required to notify the school regarding any medications that you bring with you. The school WILL dispense any over the counter medications as it sees fit to students UNLESS specified below.
Doctor name (in home country)
Doctor phone
Emergency Contact
In your home country, other than your parents
First name
Last name
Relationship to the student
Phone number
Email address
Course Details
Study Programme
When will you start?
In Year 9, all subjects are compulsory.
In Year 10, students choose 3 option subjects (English, Maths, Science, PE/Health, Social Studies are compulsory)
In Year 11, choose 3 options (English, Maths, Science compulsory)
In Year 12, choose 5 subjects. (English compulsory)
In Year 13, choose 5 subjects
Options may be changed later.
Learning and/or behavioural difficulties
Is there anything further that the school needs to be aware of in enrolling the student as an international student? If 'Yes', please provide details.

All Contract Documents for _SCHOOLNAME_ must be fully read and understood and the Declaration Form signed as confirmation of this - to access these Contract Documents and the Declaration Form, click on the link below.

COMPULSORY: You MUST download, complete, and scan the form containing the declarations below


Please print, sign, scan (or photograph) and upload the Declaration in the 'File Uploads' section below under Signed Declaration.

File Uploads
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Your Photo
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Last School Report (translated into English)
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Other file
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Vaccination Certificate
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Insurance Certificate (if available and must be in English)
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Signed Declaration (see above)
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Copy of COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate
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