Vision Screening Testing

Trained technicians provide free vision screening testing at:

  • 4 years,
  • 5 years (if missed at 4)
  • year 7
  • year 9 in Decile 1-3 schools
Preschool Screening

B4School Check (B4SC)
In preparation for starting school, all eligible 4 year olds have a long vision screening test as a component of their B4SC.

This screening test is are carried out in community clinics alongside Well child / Tamariki ora nurses or at Early Childhood Centers and home visits:

School Based Vision screening

New Entrant Vision Screening Test
A long vision screening test is provided for all eligible new entrant children who missed having a B4School Check.

Year 7 Vision Screening Test
A long vision screening test is provided for all eligible Year 7 children at school.

Year 9 Vision Screening Test
A long vision screening test is provided for all eligible Year 9 students in Decile 1, 2 and 3 schools as part of the Year 9 HEEADSSS Assessment.

Need more information? Contact Us
  • Far North - 09 408 9181 extn 7865
  • Mid North - 09 404 2858 extn 7865
  • Whangarei/Kaipara - 09 430 4101 extn 7865

Or email geraldine.philpott@northlanddhb.org.nz

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