Kia Ora and Welcome!

Trident High School is your choice for Academic, Sporting and Cultural achievement.  We look forward to you being a part of our story of success.  


Enrolment process


  • Read about the enrolment process here.

  • For any enrolment enquiries please call the office on 07 3088159.


If you would like a prospectus please contact the school office on 07 3088159 or open it here.​


The Enrolment Scheme and associated Zone directed by the Ministry of Education continues for 2021. See enrolment scheme boundary map. On the Application to Enrol form you must indicate whether it is an In-zone or Out-of-zone enrolment. If your son/daughter is residing with parents or primary caregivers or legal guardians in the Trident zone then he/she is eligible to attend Trident but will still have to go through the interview process before any enrolment is confirmed.


Out-of-Zone Application Information:

Please call the office on 07 3088159.


Special Programmes

This school operates a unit for students with intellectual disabilities capped at 25 students. Students who live within the school’s home zone and meet the criterion for enrolment in this special programme will be enrolled ahead of out-of-zone students. Acceptance into the programme requires students to be verified as eligible for the Ongoing and Reviewable Resourcing Scheme.


First Priority:  Will be given to students who have been accepted for enrolment in the unit for intellectually disabled students subject to the Ministry of Education cap on roll.

Ballot Priority

Applications for enrolment will be processed in the following order of priority:

Second Priority: will be given to applicants who are siblings of current students

Third Priority:  will be given to applicants who are siblings of former students

Fourth Priority: will be given to applicants who is a child of a former student of the school

Fifth Priority:  will be given to applicants who are children of Board employees

Sixth Priority:  will be given to all other applicants.


If there are more applicants in the second, third, fourth and fifth priority groups than there are places available, a selection within the priority group will be by ballot conducted in accordance with instructions issued by the Secretary for Education under section 11G(1) of the Education Act 1989. Parents will be informed of the date of any ballot by notice in a daily or community newspaper circulating in the area served by the school. 


Applicants seeking second and third priority status may be required to give proof of a sibling relationship.