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Terms and Conditions for Enrolment

  • All students who wish to attend Chilton Saint James School must have a student visa that has been processed through Immigration New Zealand.
  • All students must obtain and maintain health and travel insurance. The School can obtain this for you, at your expense, if you wish.
  • Students must obey the rules of the School and New Zealand law.
  • All students must stay in a School approved homestay.
  • The year level that the student will work in is conditional upon the results of the English assessment test on arrival.
  • Students must attend school regularly and complete course requirements in order for them to keep their place and fulfill the conditions of their student visa.
  • All students under the age of 18 must have a guardian resident in the local area.

Refunds Policy

  • The enrolment fee is non refundable.
  • If a student is not granted a visa the tuition fee and any paid homestay fee will be refunded.
  • If the withdrawal is prior to the student coming to New Zealand the fees paid will be refunded after the deduction of an administration fee of NZ$250.00.
  • If the student withdraws after a place has been accepted but less than two weeks prior to her indicated arrival date an administration fee of NZ$1,000.00 will be deducted.
  • Once a student has begun her course of study at Chilton, refunds will only be made in exceptional circumstances and then only partial refunds will be made.
  • No refund will be made if a student has passed the half way point of her course.
  • No refunds will be paid if the student is asked to leave the School by the Board of Trustees because of misbehaviour.
  • No refunds will be made if a student wishes to transfer to another school or educational institution.
  • No refunds will be made if a student acquires permanent residence after having enrolled in the School.
  • No refunds will be made if a student returns home during her course unless there is an exceptional circumstance.
  • No refunds will be made because a student has financial difficulties.
  • Unused homestay fees will be refunded.
  • All refund requests must be made in writing by the parent or legal guardian, allowing four weeks notice.
  • No refund of fees will be paid directly to the student.

Next steps

Follow the links to learn more about the application process: