4.1 (a) Completion of an Application for Enrolment Form and acceptance
of the application by the school do not guarantee a place at the
school, nor does it guarantee an enrolment interview.
(b) Each Application for Enrolment will be considered individually.
4.2 Priority in selection is given to:
• Catholic students from the Parish with a Parish Priest reference.
• Catholic students from outside the Parish with a Parish Priest
• Other Catholic students.
• Siblings of non-Catholic students.
• Non-Catholic students from other Christian denominations.
• Other non-Catholic students.
4.3 The final decision regarding the enrolment of a student is left to
the discretion of the Principal.
4.4 Before an offer of a place is made, prospective students and their
parent(s) or guardian(s) shall be interviewed by the principal or a
member of the school Leadership Team.
4.5 The Catholic/Non-Catholic Enrolment Percentage Parameters approved
by the Bishop of the diocese shall be referred to when enrolling
4.6 The principal may vary the above priorities to suit particular local
circumstances prevailing at the time after prior consultation with the
Executive Director of Catholic Education.
4.7 If the school does not have the necessary physical and/or human resources
to provide adequate and positive learning experiences for that child, the
Principal will suggest alternatives to best meet the child’s needs.
4.8 On applying for enrolment, parents are requested to send a copy of the child’s Birth Certificate, Baptism Certificate, Parish Priest Reference form, MyGov Immunisation Record, Visa Documents and any relevant reports from preschool or the previous school at the time of enrolment. In accordance with statutory requirements, children are to turn: Three years old to be eligible for enrolment in the Pre Kindergarten Programme Four years old by June 30 in the year they are enrolled into Kindergarten. Five years old by June 30 in the year that they are admitted to Pre Primary. Six by June 30 in the year that they are admitted to Year 1. A copy of any parenting or custody court orders needs to be supplied with the application.
4.9 Parents of the students seeking enrolment are expected to support
the Catholic policies and practices of the school. Parents must show an
interest in the Christian values of the school and work with the
teachers in helping their child achieve these values.
4.10 All families are expected to support the religious education and participate in the Sacramental programmes provided by the school. Accordingly, new families will be requested to meet with our school priest as part of their welcoming into our school community.
4.11 Parents are expected to support the school financially by paying
fees and also by becoming involved in the Parents & Friends Association
and other school activities.