Enrolments open upon the beginning of the school year (last week of January) and close on the last day of March each year.
Children must turn 5 years of age before 30 April in the year they are commencing school. Enrolment applications for children to attend School of the Good Shepherd will be accepted in the year prior to the child beginning school. In May of that year, the Principal will meet with all newly enrolled families.
Years 1-6 Enrolment
Enrolment in other year levels can be made at any time and will be accepted throughout the year, subject to vacancies. Tours can also be arranged at any time. Enrolment forms are available to download or by contacting us.
A non-refundable application fee of $50 is payable when the form is lodged with the School.
Kinder-Prep Transition Program
Stage 1: Tours
Parents can book into one of the many school tour offered in Term 1.
Stage 2: Enrolments open
Applications to be lodged at School Office with all relevant documents and a non-refundable administration fee of $50.
Stage 3: Enrolment Meetings & Offers Made
Each family and their child is offered the opportunity to meet with the Principal to discuss the enrolment. It is a time to understand more about each student and family.
Parents are sent a letter of offer if their enrolment has been successful.
Stage 4: Information Night
Parents will be required to attend an Information Night once their child has been accepted to School of the Good Shepherd. This will give you an insight into life at our school.
Stage 5: Transition Days
In November/December, students will be expected to attend 3 transition mornings where they will work with Prep teachers and experience life as a Prep child. During this time, parents will be asked to stay and attend a series of information sessions, that will provide further information around life at School of the Good Shepherd.
Stage 6: First Day of School 9:00am- 1:00pm
During February, Prep students will attend from 9:00-3:30 each day EXCEPT WEDNESDAYS. On one of these Wednesdays, your child will meet with their classroom teacher for 45 minutes for some testing.