Grade Placement

Grade Placement Guide

The table below provides an indicative grade placement for your child. All new students are assessed subsequent to enrolment to check that the grade placement is appropriate. Please drop us a message below with your child's birthdate and any specific questions you may have regarding grade placement.
Age
Date of Birth
NZSJ Class
International
1.5 - 2
Born after 01 Jul 2019
Kea
Pre-School
2 - 3
01 Jul 2018 - 30 Jun 2019
Kea
Pre-School
3 - 4
01 Jul 2017 - 30 Jun 2018
Kiwi
Pre-School
4 - 5
01 Jul 2016 - 30 Jun 2017
Rapeti
Kindergarten 1
5 - 6
01 Jul 2015 - 30 Jun 2016
Hetiheti
Kindergarten 2
6 - 7
01 Jul 2014 - 30 Jun 2015
Hipi
Grade 1
7 - 8
01 Jul 2013 - 30 Jun 2014
Tia
Grade 2
8 - 9
01 Jul 2012 - 30 Jun 2013
Heihei
Grade 3
9 - 10
01 Jul 2011 - 30 Jun 2012
Honu
Grade 4
10 - 11
01 Jul 2010 - 30 Jun 2011
Tita
Grade 5
11 - 12
01 Jul 2009 - 30 Jun 2010
Tuatara
Grade 6
12 - 13
01 Jul 2008 - 30 Jun 2009
Tane Mahuta
Grade 7
13 - 14
01 Jul 2007 - 30 Jun 2008
Tawhirimatea
Grade 8
14 - 15
01 Jul 2006 - 30 Jun 2007
Ruamoko
Grade 9
15 - 16
01 Jul 2005 - 30 Jun 2006
Tangaroa
Grade 10
16 - 17
01 Jul 2004 - 30 Jun 2005
Maui*
Grade 11
17 - 18
01 Jul 2003 - 30 Jun 2004
Rangi & Papa**
Grade 12

* Maui (Grade 11) will open in Academic Year 2022-2023

** Rangi & Papa (Grade 12) will open in Academic Year 2023-2024

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