Announcement : 

SchooI Board Parent Election 2022 – nominations close on Wednesday 3 August at 12 noon. Election day is Wednesday 7 September. Please follow this link for more information:


Short-term places for Terms 2 & 3, 2024 are now full. 
For long-term enquiries and applications, please email:



Students from Year 1 (5 years old) to Year 6 (11 years old) are welcome to apply to study at Botany Downs School.  Acceptance will depend on enrolment information provided and space availability in a class at the child’s year level.  All international learners must be living with a parent at all times.

Application Pack :


All international learners must hold a valid visa to study in New Zealand and adhere to their visa conditons.  

Visit the Immigration New Zealand website for more information on student visas: Immigration New Zealand – Student Visa information 


Health Insurance

Medical and Travel Insurance is compulsory for international learners while in New Zealand.  Insurance can be organised through companies such as the one listed below:

Southern Cross Travel Insurance

Click on the link to download a brochure.