Thank you for considering our College. We are confident we offer the best mix of opportunities for your child locally. Joining our community is a four-phase process outlined in our enrolment handbook, and summarised below.
Our major enrolment period occurs between late April and late July, when applications are received, interviews conducted and places offered. As part of our response to Covid-19, our annual Open Day has been cancelled.
We have experienced extremely high demand across all year levels for 2021 places. If, after July, you are interested in a position for 2021, please return and enrolment agreement and subject selections as quickly as possible.
If you are an Australian Defence Force family, visit here for more information about the support we offer you.
Our handbook is the first place to start!
Download here, or as part of the complete enrolment pack further below.
Take a tour
We usually run these most Thursdays in terms two to four, from 9 – 10.45am. However, these have been cancelled due to COVID-19 response guidelines until further notice.
A. Download an enrolment pack
Each pack contains multiple documents. It downloads as an ‘Archive.zip’ file.
Which year level is relevant to your family?
The Victorian education system is different to other states; year levels may not be equivalent and VCE is conducted over two years.
B. Download subject documents
At particular times of the year, applicants are to provide subject preferences when applying. Subject availability depends on date of enrolment, existing student choices, and electives class sizes. Subject selections are not required for 2021 applications received in April – July 2020.
- Read the Arts and Technology options
- Make a list of 8 preferred subjects and return with the enrolment agreement.
- A language is chosen at interview.
Due to the number of enrolments in 2020, please contact the College if you have subject questions for this year.
- Read the Guide
- Make a list of 10 preferred subjects and return with the enrolment agreement.
- Contact the College to access supplementary subject forms (i.e early advancement, Youth Ministry, VCAL)
- As above
- Visit our Careers website. Read stories from past students and their pathways to further study, traineeships and apprenticeships.
C. Return an enrolment agreement, subject selections and documentation
- In person to 1 Bowman Court, Wodonga, Victoria 3690
- Emailed to email@example.com
- Posted to PO Box 591, Wodonga, Victoria 3689
D. Pay an application fee
Agreements will only be processed upon receipt of an application fee.
The non-refundable fee is payable at the time of lodgement. It is $50 for children from St Francis of Assisi, St Monica’s and St Augustine’s Primary School, or $100 for children from other schools. If emailing or posting an Agreement, please include your remittance advice as evidence of payment of the application fee. If you are lodging at Reception, EFTPOS facilities are available.
If you are experiencing financial hardship, please contact the Finance Team on firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, ring Kim Bird on 6043 5566, or Tony Holt on 6043 5513.
- Account Name: Catholic College Wodonga
- Branch No: 083 543
- Account No: 4576 296 34
- Reference: Surname
E. Attend an interview
This can be a Zoom or phone interview.
Prior to interview, we require mid and end-of-year reports for interstate applications to help determine the most suitable year level for entry.
3. Accepting a place
A. Accept promptly
Places are offered at interview, or electronically. Offers are at the discretion of the Principal. If the need arises, he may establish a waiting list with priority order.
B. Communicate, engage, interact
The moment you accept a place, we begin a partnership with your family to maximise your child’s potential. From mid Term 3 into Term 1, we are in regular contact with you about the transition. Our main form of communication with you is via email. Parents are provide a login to our online management system PAM. Together, we commit to communicate, engage and interact.
C. Complete and return transition forms
Our admissions officer Leslie Gaskin and our accountant Kim Bird will email documents and online forms to families for completion. For a smooth transition, these are to be returned in the timeframes requested.
D. Attend transition events
E. Organise uniforms and transport
F. Organise textbooks and resources
G. Understand our approach to ICT and laptops
Who to talk to
Our handbook outlines explains why your Learning Mentor (LM) is your first point of contact. Before starting school, your LM will contact you and introduce themselves.
A parent from the year level your child is joining will also be in contact to support new families.
Term dates, transition events
A typical day looks like this…
|8.55am||9.03am||8||Learning Mentor administration. Compulsory for all students.|
Communications & Development Jodie Kensington | 02 6043 5534
Admissions Officer Leslie Gaskin | 02 6043 5500