Enrolment Information


Thank you for considering Nayland College for the next step in your education. We are looking forward to showing you the many opportunities that the school has to offer. As well as academic excellence, demonstrated by the high number of scholarships and NCEA endorsements our students achieve, Nayland College offers a wide range of subjects and activities that help all individuals to thrive on their chosen pathway.

If you wish to enrol during the current school year, please make an appointment with our Transition Manager Rachael Purdie by phoning 03 547 9769 or email rachael.purdie@nayland.school.nz

Note: Out-of-zone applications for 2024 are not available however we will still accept in-zone enrolments. 

2024 Prospectus

To view our 2024 Prospectus and Year 9 Information Booklet online, click on the links below:


Downloadable versions are available below:

Hard copies may be collected from reception.

Visit our enrichment programme page for information and enrolment details. A testing day will be held on Friday 17 November.

Subject Information

Year 9 subject information can be found in our Year 9 Enrolment Information Book. Subject information for all other year levels can be found at www.nayland.school.nz/curriculum/subject-selection


We welcome all enquiries and are very happy to assist you in making this important decision for your future. Please contact the College on 03 5479769 or email xtend@nayland.school.nz


For information for International students please click here or email xtend@nayland.school.nz for further information.


To avoid overcrowding, or the likelihood of overcrowding at Nayland College, the Ministry of Education has developed an enrolment scheme that took effect from 2 April 2021. Under this scheme, students will be entitled to enrol if they live within the home zone. The enrolment of out-of-zone students is governed by the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020.

Please click here for more information on the Nayland College Enrolment Scheme.

Picture by Tim Cuff 17 March 2021 - Nayland College prospectus and website imagery, Nelson, New Zealand

"Students are considered central to all school decision making. Each individual is well supported through holistic academic and pastoral pathways for success. Trustees and leaders make deliberate and strategic decisions to direct staffing and other resourcing where it will have the greatest impact for learners."

- Education Review Office Report 2020

Join the Nayland College Family

We welcome all enquiries and are very happy to assist you in making this important decision for your future.