How to Apply

If you wish to make an application for your son to gain entry at Adams House the first step is to complete this Application for Admission Form.

Year 9 – 2019

Applications close 20 April 2018 and should include:

  • A personal statement outlining why you want your son to attend our School and board at Adams House. Please include details of any association with the School, for example relatives who have attended the School
  • Details of distance to the nearest local secondary school and any difficulties of access that may be experienced
  • Copies of your son’s most recent school reports
  • Details of any sporting or cultural interests outside the school
  • A testimonial from your son’s present school
  • Details of any medical condition your son may have

All applicants (successful and unsuccessful) will be notified by letter mid/late May 2018

Once a placement has been offered, families will be required to complete our Terms of Admission Contract, which all parents of boarders must sign.  This contract remains in force for the duration of the student's stay as a boarder at Adams House. There is also a $500 non-refundable deposit to be made to secure your son's place for the following year.

Other Year Groups – 2018 and 2019

All applicants will be put on a waitlist. Contact will be made if a place becomes available.

All applications and enquiries to:

Janine Larter
Enrolments Officer
Email: larterjtl@staff.cbhs.school.nz
Christchurch Boys' High School
P.O. Box 8157
Christchurch 8440