Enrolling your child at St Joseph's Blackall is as easy as following the steps below. Please note that enrolment at St Joseph's Blackall implies that parents want their child/ren to be educated in a faith community centred on Christ. Parents are expected to be familiar with the Mission Statement and in partnership with the school, uphold its values.
1. ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM
Complete an Enrolment Application located below for each child you wish to enrol. Please note that there are known issues with the form when using Safari, the default browser for Apple products. For this reason, we recommend completing this step using Google Chrome. Until such issues are resolved, it is best to use Google Chrome. If you have any further issues please do not hesitate to contact our School Office on
4657 4248 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2. ATTACH REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
To facilitate the enrolment process you will be required to attach some, or all, of the following items for each child in PDF format;
Birth Certificate or extract or identity documents (certified copy or original to be sighted at school)
Sacramental Certificates (if Catholic or Christian)
Immunisation Certificate (only required for students enrolling in primary school for the first time)
Health Care or Concession Card (if applicable)
Guardian’s Driver License
Court orders / Parenting plans (if applicable)
Documents relating to additional needs (reports, health action plans, diagnosis etc)
Most recent school report and/or reference from previous school
Passport or visa (if your child is not an Australian citizen)
3. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION WITH ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
The following process will be followed once an Enrolment Application has been submitted:
Further information may be sought if required or if the application is incomplete.
We will invite you, along with your child/ren to attend an interview with the Principal at a mutually arranged time to finalise the enrolment.
Potential places are then allocated to families according to our Enrolment Policy which allocates priority of places. Order of priority for enrolment will be given as follows:
a) Students with siblings who currently attend or have attended the school or college
b) Students whose families worship in a Catholic parish
c) Students whose families demonstrate a commitment to the ethos and values of Catholic Schools and have a desire for faith education in the Catholic tradition.
ELIGIBILITY FOR PREP
Prep is a full time non-compulsory enrolment. A Mini Joey’s program is offered in the year prior to Prep allowing potential Prep students to enjoy time at the school and experience the Prep program. This commences in term 3 with morning sessions only, followed by full day sessions in term 4. The number of these days will be determined by the Principal and Prep Teacher each year
Child born 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
Child born 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Child born 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Child born 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
ELIGIBLE FOR PREP IN:
ELIGIBLE FOR YEAR 1 IN:
The student booklist for the following year is issued in term four. In the case of new students enrolling, booklists, handbook and other relevant forms will be issued at the interview conducted by the Principal.