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 early May and late July, when applications are received, interviews conducted and places offered.
Our handbook is the first place to start!
Take a tour
We run these most Tuesdays in terms two to four, from 9 – 10.45am. Book here.
Most families enrol after attending our annual Open Day in early May (this year on Tuesday 7 May). They walk through the grounds with students, attend an information session and take enrolment material home.
Our principal and deputies also conduct Learning Walks throughout the term. The dates are listed here.
A. Download an enrolment pack
When you download a pack it will contain multiple documents. Each pack downloads as an ‘Archive.zip’ file that you open.
Which year level is relevant to your family?
Please be aware that the Victorian education system is different to other states; i.e. year levels may not be equivalent and VCE is conducted over two years.
B. Download subject documents
The following subjects are not valid for 2020 applications. These will be available from mid August 2019.
Families are expected to provide subject selections when returning the enrolment agreement. Subject availability depends on date of enrolment, existing student choices, and electives class sizes.
Year 7- 8 families
- Four Arts and four Technology electives (8) are studied across the two junior years.
- Print the Subject Plan and return with the enrolment agreement.
- Select a language at interview: French or Japanese.
Year 9-12 families
- The Year 10-12 zip file has 16 documents, including course guides, toolkits, and early advancement forms.
- Read the Toolkit first!
- Senior students are welcome to visit our Careers website. Read stories from past students who have studied a variety of TAFE and university courses and traineeships/apprenticeships.
- Print the Subject Plan and return with the enrolment agreement. (Along with applications for early advancement, Youth Ministry etc, as applicable.)
C. Return documents
In person, via email, or post to 1 Bowman Court, Wodonga, Victoria 3690.
D. Attend an interview
Due to demand for places across every year level, an interview will only be offered when a place becomes available.
This can be a phone interview for interstate families.
Prior to interview, we require mid and end-of-year reports for interstate applications to help determine the most suitable year level for your child.
3. Accepting a place
A. Accept promptly
Places are offered at interview, or electronically. We are directed by Catholic Education Wodonga (CEW) policies and the Sandhurst Schools Education Board. Offers are at the discretion of the Principal. If the need arises, he may establish a waiting list with priority order.
B. Pay the enrolment fee
Secure your place within the specified time period acceptances (May-June), or immediately after interview (July onwards). A non-refundable $50 is payable by families from St Francis of Assisi, St Monica’s and St Augustine’s Primary schools. It is $100 for families from other schools.
C. Complete and return forms
Our admissions officer Leslie Gaskin will issue or email multiple documents, including a medical form, permission to release information from your current school and a map.
These documents are to be returned to Ms Gaskin prior to your child starting.
A prompt return to Reception will assist your child’s transition.
D. Attend transition events
E. 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 will be via email. Together, we commit to communicate, engage and interact.
F. Organise uniforms and transport
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.
Portals & Parents
We provide logins to our online management system SIMON (for students) and PAM (for parents). For families joining throughout the year, you will be contacted by a parent from your child’s year level, gaining another perspective on life at our College.
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