Priorities

Enrolment Priorities

The following hierarchy of priorities has been established for the consideration of enrolment applications at each school when enrolment applications exceed available spaces.

Early Learning Centre (ELC) - Our local ELC is located at St Thomas Aquinas in West Belconnen.

Children who are turning four (4) before 30 April and:
1. are baptised Catholic who are resident in the Parish, with siblings who attend a Catholic System primary school in the Parish.
2. have siblings who attend a Catholic System primary school in the Parish.
3. are a baptised Catholic resident in the Parish.
4. are a baptised Catholic resident in a Parish of the Region.
5. have siblings who attend a Catholic System primary school in the Region.
6. are a baptised Catholic and resident outside the Region.
7. whose families support the mission and ethos of Catholic education.
All children who attend a Catholic ELC will be given preference for Kindergarten enrolment at a Catholic primary school.

Primary

1. Baptised Catholic children who are members of the designated local parish communities.
2. Siblings of children already attending the primary school.
3. Baptised Catholic children from other parishes who cannot obtain places in their local parish primary school.
4. Baptised Catholic children whose parents/guardians seek to enrol them in a parish primary school outside their own parish but who can obtain places in their own parish primary school
5. Non-Catholic children whose parents/guardians desire and are committed to a Catholic education