Applications for enrolment in prep classes are taken at the beginning of the year prior to your child commencing school. Dates for the Prep 2020 School Tours and the Prep 2020 Information Evening are detailed below. Advertisements are also placed in kindergartens in the local area and in the local newspapers during Catholic Education Week, which is usually in March.
Prep 2020 School Tours
School tours will be conducted at 9.30am on each of the following days. Tours will be approximately 30 minutes and will be conducted by staff and Year 6 students.
- Thursday, 7th of March 2019
- Sunday, 17th of March 2019
- Thursday, 14th of March 2019
- Tuesday, 19th of March 2019
- Thursday, 4th of April 2019 *CANCELLED*
- Thursday, 2nd May 2019
If you are unable to attend on one of these days, you are welcome to contact the school office to arrange a personal tour.
Enrolment Information Evening
A Prep 2020 Enrolment Information Evening will be held in the school hall on Thursday, 14th of March 2019 at 7pm.
Enrolment Procedures for Prep:
- Prep enrolments are accepted from the beginning of the school year.
- Application forms are returned along with photocopies of Birth, Baptism and Immunization Certificates.
- A non-refundable enrolment administration fee of $50 applies to new families. This is payable at the time of lodging an application. Upon acceptance of a position, a $200 non-refundable deposit is to be paid. This amount will be deducted from the Term 1 school fees.
- Interviews for new families to meet with Parish Priest/Principal will be arranged.
- Places are offered and confirmed by the end of May. Parent/s sign contract agreeing to abide by school policies and meet financial obligations.
- Siblings of families already attending St. Martin’s.
- Baptised Catholic children who are residents within the parish boundaries.
- Baptised Catholic children from another Parish in consultation with that Parish Priest.
- Others who reside in the parish.
- Others who reside outside the parish and if they can provide good reasons for wishing to attend St. Martin’s.
Please click here for primary school immunisation requirements.
Enrolment Procedures for Years 1-6
Enrolment in Years 1-6 is negotiated with the Principal by appointment.
- At time of enrolment, parents are required to present Baptism, Birth and Immunisation certificates.
- Parents of new families to the school are interviewed by the Principal/Vice Principal and/or Parish Priest. An information booklet is given.
- School tours for prospective families are conducted by senior students at mutually agreed times.
- New children enrolled for Years 1-6 are given the opportunity to attend class orientation in Term 4 of preceding year.
- Liaison is requested with the previous school.