Assessment (including Examination) Rules for Home-Schooled Students 2022

3. Home-Schooled Student Enrolment, Entry and Eligibility

  1. Home-schooled students and other persons who are not enrolled in a School are only eligible to be assessed against standards on the Directory of Assessment Standards or enter in a New Zealand Scholarship subject through linking with a School with Consent to Assess.
  2. There is no obligation on the part of any School to act as a Link School for home-schooled students wishing to enter for standards assessment or enter a New Zealand Scholarship subject.
  3. Home-schooled students wishing to enter for assessment standards or enter a New Zealand Scholarship subject must do so through a Link School using the appropriate form (DOC, 114KB).
  4. A home-schooled student must meet all entry and eligibility criteria as specified in the Assessment (including Examination) Rules for Schools with Consent to Assess 2022, and are subject to the requirements of those Rules.
  5. In addition to the requirements of paragraph c. and paragraph d. of this Rule 3, a home-schooled student who wishes to enter for New Zealand Scholarship must not have completed their secondary education in a previous year, and must attest to their eligibility through a Justice of the Peace.
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