How can I find out if my school is outside my zone?
If a school has a zone, you can click “Show / hide enrolment zone” in the box that appears on the map A yellow shaded area shows the school’s zone. If you also live in the yellow shape, you are in the school’s zone. You can apply to go to a school that’s outside your zone, but you might not get in.
Why do schools need home zones for enrolment?
An Enrolment Scheme Home Zone is a means of limiting the roll to prevent overcrowding at a school, and enables the Ministry of Education to make best use of the current accommodation at schools in the surrounding area. Each enrolment scheme must contain a home zone with clearly defined boundaries.
How to manage change in a school district?
Change management planning for larger change events often begins with an advisory group comprised of key stakeholders. When organizing committees, think beyond the confines of people working for the organization and bring second and third level impacted parties into the advisory group.
Do you have to live in school zone to go to school?
If you live inside the zone for a school, you’re guaranteed a place there. Some schools don’t have zones, so you can enrol there no matter where you live. A yellow shaded area shows the school’s zone. If you also live in the yellow shape, you are in the school’s zone.
Why do parents send their kids to schools outside of their requisite zone?
There are many reasons parents opt to send their child to a school outside of their requisite zone. There may be better access to before- and after-school care, an academic focus at a particular school that your child has shown a knack for or a youth sports program that appeals to your child’s skill set.
Is the attendance zone a license to discriminate?
An attendance zone is also a license to discriminate. If the school is full (most of the best schools are), then the attendance zone provides the school with the ability to exclude families who live within the district’s jurisdictional boundaries but outside of the arbitrary zone for that school as drawn by district staff.
Why do you want to go outside your zone?
There are many reasons to apply to a school outside of your zone, from better access to before and after school care, academic focus, a youth sports program, a stellar special needs platform or a
How to help your child adjust to a new school?
Your children may be used to different regulations on makeup, acceptable clothes, locker use, PE, etc. By learning as much as you can about their new school, it will really help the children to feel comfortable in their new school. Look into whether the kids will need uniforms (many public schools require uniforms now, too).