Enrolment Process

All enrolments to Star of the Sea school follow our enrolment procedure and are assessed by the Principal.

At Star of Sea has Reception intake in Term 3. 

The mid-year enrolment will enable children turning five between May 1 and October 31 to begin school in third term.  These students will complete six terms of Reception.  This intake, is in addition to the regular intake at the beginning of the year (where students complete a full year in Reception).

Children who turn five on or after November 1 will commence Reception the following year.

How enrolment works

  1. Following your application (which may be done by phone, letter or personally), we will provide you with an Application for Enrolment Form and accompanying letter. You can download an Application for Enrolment form (see below) or request a prospectus.
  2. Once we receive your Application for Enrolment Form, we will send you an acknowledgement letter with receipt for the enrolment fee. (New families to the school are requested to supply two references, where possible one of these being from a priest or minister.)
  3. We then assesss all applications in light of our enrolment criteria.
  4. We will then arrange an interview with your family and our Principal.
  5. Following these interviews, offers of placement are made formally through an Offer of Enrolment letter .
  6. You return a signed Application for Enrolment Form to us.
  7. Once we receive your Acceptance of Offer form, we will then send you an Acknowledgement of Acceptance letter.
  8. Families not accepted are also advised by letter. 

Please phone 8115 7400 for more information or email vdepalma@star.catholic.edu.au.