Enrolment

 

 

 

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Interested parents are requested call intp the School Office or telephone us on (08) 6241 8500 to request an Enrolment Package.

An *Application Fee of $35 must accompany each completed Application for Enrolment (including all relevant documentation contained in the Enroment Package and other required documentation required to be sighted by the school). The Application Fee is non-refundable and is no guarantee that the child will be enrolled at St. Gerard's Primary School.  Each Application for Enrolment will be considered individually.  Acceptance of the Application Form and relevant documentation does not guarantee an interview or enrolment into the school.

The family is informed of the enrolment decision and the reasons for the decision should an enrolment not be offered by the school.  

Preference is given to the children of Practising Catholic Families. Enrolment priorities are as follows: 
  • Catholic Students from the Parish with a Parish Priest reference (includes Catholic siblings already within the School with a reference);
  • Catholic students from outside the Parish with a Parish Priest reference;
  • Other Catholic students;
  • Siblings of non-Catholic students;
  • Non -Catholic students from other Christian denominations; and
  • Other Non -Catholic students.

 

Special consideration is given to applicants who are younger brothers and sisters of students already enrolled at St. Gerard’s, but no guarantee of automatic placement is given to these applicants.

 

The Catholic / Non Catholic “Enrolment Percentage Parameters” approved by the Bishops Of Western Australia will be referred to when enrolling students. 

Parents of a selected applicant will be requested to bring their child to an enrolment interview with the Principal. At least one parent and the child will be expected to attend the interview. (Attending the interview does not guarantee enrolment).
 
Parents are requested to bring to the enrolment interview the child’s Birth Certificate, Baptism Certificate, immunisation records and any relevant reports from previous schools / agencies.  A copy of any Court Orders must also be sighted.
 
Parents of students seeking enrolment are expected to fully support the Catholic policies and practices of the school. They must show an interest in the Christian Values of the school and work with the teachers in helping their children achieve these values. All children are expected to take part in all of the Religious Education of the school.
 
Parents are expected to support the school financially by paying fees and amenities and also by becoming involved in the Parents and Friends Committee (P&F) and other school activities. 
All children are admitted on a trial basis. Their continued enrolment at the school depends upon satisfactory behaviour.
 
A successful enrolment will be confirmed in writing to you by the school.  Acceptance must be secured by way of written acceptance of the place and payment of an Enrolment Fee. The Enrolment Fee is is non-refundable, but is deductible from the school fees upon commencement.  The Enrolment Fee is separate to the Application Fee (see above*).
 

A breach of enrolment may occur if the parent / guardian knowingly withheld information relevant to the application / enrolment process.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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