How to Enrol

Selecting St Bernadette’s Primary School as the school for your child means that you are choosing the opportunity for your child to develop academically, spiritually and socially through partnership in Catholic education.


St Bernadette’s is now accepting enrolments for children eligible to commence Kindergarten next year. Enrolment enquiries are also welcome for primary school aged children seeking enrolment during the school year.

 

 

Explore the amazing opportunities we're creating for our students in this video tour of our school

We encourage parents to organise a time to tour our school, meet our staff and see our learning in action. There are also a number of organised events, such as Open Days, which will also help future parents to get a 'feel' for our school.

What We Offer   Open Day  360° Virtual Tour

 

Families seeking enrolment should first complete an expression of interest


Should you have any questions regarding current vacancies, the application process or school tours, please contact our friendly Enrolments team on 9407 6600 weekdays during school hours.

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

 


Next Steps

Step 1:

Review the
enrolment instructions
Before completing the Enrolment Application, read the Enrolment Instructions and Checklist for relevant supporting documents in the Enrolment Application Form.

Enrolment packages containing the Enrolment Instructions and Application Forms are also available from the school office. 

Step 2:

Enrolment Application
Complete and submit an:
The completed Enrolment Application, together with all requested supporting documentation, must be submitted, in person, to our school office. Please be aware that we are unable to accept or process incomplete applications and note that submitting an application does not guarantee automatic placement. Please bring with you original documentation to be sighted and copied, if required.

Step 3:

Enrolment Interview

All students seeking enrolment at St Bernadette's Primary are required to attend an interview. Once the Enrolment Application has been submitted, our Enrolment Officer will contact you to schedule an interview. The enrolling student and at least one parent/carer are required to attend the interview.

Step 4:

Enrolment Acceptance
We will advise the outcome of your application in writing shortly after the interview.

If you receive a Letter of Offer, you are required to return the Enrolment Acceptance Form and pay the $100 non-refundable Enrolment Deposit by the requested date to secure your position.

This deposit contributes towards your first term school-based fees.

A quality Catholic education is affordable and accessible for every family!

 

 

 

Byawalla

Did you know we offer fee support
for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander families?*

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Bishop Manning Support Fund

We offer full or part financial support for families for whom the cost of a Catholic education is out of reach.*

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High Needs Support Centres

Do you have a child with moderate intellectual disabilities who would benefit from an alternate platform for learning?

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* Conditions apply


Learn more about fees

 


Important Notice

 

Parents of students with additional needs are encouraged to begin the enrolment process in advance of the normal enrolment period to allow for assessment of the support and adjustments required. Initial contact should be made with the Principal.

Parents are asked to provide copies of assessments or reports concerning learning needs.

It may be suggested that further assessments be undertaken by the school leadership team, or by staff from the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta.

The enrolment process involves consultation and clarification of student needs. Available support and resources are investigated with parents, school personnel and Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta.


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