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Each one of our schools has its own enrolment criteria, fee structure and availability of places. 

Enrolment policy

Enrolment policies vary depending on the needs and characteristics of each school’s local context.

Catholic schools offer either one or two intakes per year for children starting in Reception.

Term 1 intake

  • The Term 1 intake includes children who turn 5 years on or before 30 April.

Term 3 intake

For those schools offering a second intake:

  • The Term 3 intake includes children who turn 5 years on or before 31 October.
  • Children commencing in Term 3 will have a minimum of 6 terms in Reception.

Children who turn 5 from November 1 onwards will commence Reception at the beginning of the following year. 

How to Enrol

We encourage you to visit the website of the school you are considering and look at their enrolment processes and practices.

You might also like to explore their fees, policies and other information about joining their school community.

Please contact the school if you require further information.


Affordable and Accessible

Each school is responsible for setting and collecting fees individually.

School fees generally comprise:

  • Composite fee
  • Tuition fees
  • Levies for building funds and fundraising activities.

Please check each school’s website for their fee schedule and policy.

Payment options

Our schools offer a variety of payment options to suit your family.

Catholic Schools can offer support to families during times of financial stress. Just make an appointment to discuss this with the Principal or Business Manager.
Depending on your family's income you may also be eligible for support through school card, a South Australian Government program.