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Enrolment

Prep enrolments at St. Agnes Primary School will be accepted in the year prior to commencement. We endeavour to have enrolments finalised by mid-year but if there are vacancies, all enrolments will be considered.  Prospective families are welcome to tour the school on any day listed below or by making an appointment with the Principal.

 

2024 Open Days

Come along any time during school hours on the following days for a tour and a chat with our Principal

  • Wednesday 28th February

  • Wednesday 28th March

  • Tuesday 23rd April

  • Tuesday 21st May

 

Or alternatively please contact our school office to make an appointment for a tour or make an inquiry via our website.


Prep Enrolments
Children must turn 5 years of age by the 30th of April in the year they are commencing school.

A PrepTransition program is held in Term 4. This includes:

  • Visits to Kindergartens

  • Transition sessions with their prep teacher

  • An Information Session for Parents
     

Enrolment Application Forms should be accompanied by:

  • An Immunisation Certificate (may be obtained from your local council or Medicare)

  • A copy of your child’s Birth Certificate


Places at St. Agnes' are offered in accordance with the school’s Enrolment Policy. Children who are baptised in the Catholic Church are entitled to a Catholic education. Although preference is given to baptised Catholic children, should numbers permit, places will be allocated to any members of the community seeking a Catholic education for their child.

Order of Prep Acceptance

  1. Siblings of children already enrolled at St Agnes'.

  2. Catholic children who live within the boundaries of the Parish and active members of the Parish.

  3. Active members of the St Agnes' Parish community who live beyond the boundaries of the Parish.

  4. Catholic children who live in neighbouring parishes and whose parents have reached agreement with their own Parish Priest.

  5. Eastern Orthodox Christians within the Parish boundaries.

  6. Children of other religious denominations seeking a Christian education.

  7. Entry other than at Preparatory level will be considered on a case by case basis at the discretion of the Principal.

  • All enrolments are at the discretion of the Principal.

  • Parents seeking enrolment must first complete and sign an ‘Application for Enrolment’ form and submit this to the school Principal.

  • The Principal will interview parents who meet the criteria and who wish to enrol their child. At the point of application for enrolment, parents will be made aware of their obligation to pay school fees.

  • The Principal reserves the right to enrol a child whose special needs can be specifically met at St Agnes'.
     

  • New Enrolments at Other Year Levels
    Families are welcome to make an appointment to tour the school and meet with the Principal. Parents of new applicants are required to complete the Enrolment Application Form below and attend an interview.

Pre-Prep Playgroup at St Agnes'

In 2023, we have introduced a Pre-Prep Playgroup for four-year-old kinder children and their younger siblings. Give your child a flying start to their primary schooling!

 

The goals of our Pre-Prep playgroup include:

  • To give kinder aged children an insight into the workings of a primary classroom

  • To establish a connection between local families and children

  • To connect families and children to our school grounds, staff and community

  • To enhance the transition program for our new Prep students

All children and families are welcome and it is free of charge. The sessions run from 9am-10am on the dates listed below. Parents are asked to stay with their child(ren) for the duration of the playgroup. The first half-hour will be a structured activity for the children in the classroom or hall, followed by time for play and engagement together in the playground or other school spaces.

The dates for Term Two are:

Monday 24 July, Wednesday 2 August, Monday 7 August, Wednesday 16 August, Monday 21 August, Wednesday 30 August

 

Please register using the link below:

https://forms.gle/WRCFhXG4AbEoVbci6

CONNECTION AND BELONGING

An inclusive community, where every child and their needs are known

STUDENT WELLBEING

 

A whole-school, holistic approach

QUALITY LEARNING AND TEACHING

 

Explicit teaching to engage learners at their point of need

STRONG VALUES

Faith expressed through action

CHALLENGE AND EMPOWERMENT

 

A learning environment that promotes critical thinking and problem-solving

FACILITIES

 

Large spaces, excellent facilities

WHY

ST AGNES'?

St Agnes' Primary School Highett - Logo.
St Agnes' Primary School Highett - Logo.

BOOK A TOUR

At St Agnes' Primary School, every day is an open day. To book a tour of the school or to request further information, please fill out the form below:

Come & See Our School in Action

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