Students residing within the school’s zone, or who have a prior association with the school, have priority right of entry. 

If there are more applicants in the priority groups than there are places available, selection will be by ballot conducted in accordance with instructions issued by the Secretary under Section 11G(1) of the Education Act 1989. 

There are 280 places available for Year 9 students in 2018.

2019 Prospectus

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Priority of Entry

Students residing within the school’s zone have priority right of entry. If there are still places available after the receipt of applications from students within the zone, other applications will be accepted in the following order of priority:

  • Siblings of current students of SBHS
  • Siblings of former students of SBHS
  • Sons of former students of SBHS
  • Sons of Board members or Board employees of SBHS
  • Any other applicants will be selected by ballot

Enrolment dates for Year 9 2019

  • Year 8 Open Day (invited schools) – Friday 11 May
  • Parents ‘meet the Headmaster’ evenings – Monday 7 to Thursday 10 May, 6.00-7.30pm
  • Community Open Night – Thursday 24 May, 6.30-8.30pm
  • Enrolments Open – Thursday 24 May
  • CV Gallagher Academic Scholarship Exam – Thursday 7 June, 1.00-3.00pm in the Assembly Hall. Please register here
  • Enrolments Close – Friday 27 July
  • Ballot (if required) – Tuesday 31 July
  • Deadline for acceptance of places – Friday 24 August


New Zone Announced

The Ministry of Education has approved an enrolment zone for Shirley Boys’ High School ahead of their move to QEII Park.  You can read the Ministry of Education’s Enrolment Scheme and see zone details below.  A paper copy can also be collected from our school office.

Letter from BOT Chairman – Tony Deavoll

Enrolment Scheme

Media Release