St Joseph's Catholic School New Plymouth - Primary School catering for children from new entrants to year 6

Parent Information & Enrolment

Download Parent Handbook here

We are a Catholic state integrated school and as such a percentage of our roll is non-Catholic children.  This figure is currently set at 16 students.

Criteria For Preference of Enrolment in Integrated Catholic Schools

5.1   The child has been baptised or is being prepared for baptism in the Catholic Church.

5.2   The child's parents/guardians have already allowed one or more of its siblings to be baptised in the Catholic faith.

5.3    At least one parent/guardian is a Catholic and although their child has not yet been baptised, the child's participation in the life of the school could lead to the parents having the child baptised.

5.4     With the agreement of the child's parent/guardian, a significant familial adult such as a grandparent, aunt or uncle who is actively involved in the child's upbringing undertakes to support the child's formation in the faith and practices of the the Catholic Church.

5.5     One or both of a child's non-Catholic parents/guardians is preparing to become a Catholic.

Download Preference Form

Download our Enrolment Procedure


Fee structure


A donation is requested to cover the day to day running costs of the school so that we are in a position to equip the school and our children with the very best of resources and effective up-to-date classroom programmes.
The annual donation is set at $150.00 per child with a discount of $20.00 offered before the end of Term 1.
School donations are tax deductible.


All students attending Catholic schools are required to pay Attendance Dues.   
Currently this is set at $447.00 per primary students per annum.  The Diocese of Palmerston North administers this and invoices parents directly in March each year.  You can pay the full amount immediately or in instalments or by making regular payments, weekly, fortnightly or monthly.  They are happy to discuss this with you.

Stationery Lists

Stationery List 2019 (Year 0 &1)

Stationery List 2019 (Year 1)

Stationery List 2019 (Year 2)

Stationery List 2019 (Year 3 and 4)

Stationery List 2019 (Year 4 and 5)

Stationery List 2019 (Year 5 and 6)