Enrolment

 

Applications for 2019 at Robert's are now closed.

New family tours are presently taking place at the school.

 

ENROLMENTS 2018 

 

Enrolments for new families open on Thursday 1st March 2018 and close on Friday 1st June 2018.  Enrolment forms are can be obtained from the school office between 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday.  New families will receive an enrolment package at their meeting with the Principal.

  • Applications for enrolment will not be processed or considered until after the closing date of Friday 1st June 2018.  At this time all enrolments will be considered based on the Enrolment Criteria.
  • First Round Offers of places will be made in writing by Friday 15th June 2018 and acceptances must be returned to the school office by Friday 22nd June 2018.

 

 ENROLMENT PROCEDURES


  • Expressions of interest are made to the school and parents are invited to collect an Application For Enrolment Form from the School Office at 13 Nicholas Street, Newtown. Parents are then asked to contact the school and arrange a meeting with the Principal to discuss relevant issues.
  • Following discussions with the principal parents can then complete the Application to Enrol Form and lodge it at the school office on or before the close of applications date.
  • On receipt of all forms, applications are processed and decisions regarding enrolments are made.
  • Parents are notified of result.


PREREQUISITES FOR PROCESSING OF APPLICATIONS OF ENROLMENT


Before any application for enrolment can be processed, it is a requirement that the following documentation be supplied to the school:


1. Copy of Birth Certificate
2. Copy of Baptism Certificate
3. Immunisation Certificate issued by Local Shire Office


Acceptance of applications for Enrolment at St Robert’s Primary School shall be considered according to the following priority of criteria.


  • Siblings of children already enrolled at the school.
  • Baptised Catholic children who are residents of Newtown.
  • Catholic children who do not reside in the Parish but are recognised as Parishioners by the Parish Priest.
  • Physical proximity to school of first choice for Catholic children who are residents of areas bordering Newtown.
  • Children of other Christian religious backgrounds who reside in the Parish.
  • Children of non-Christian background who reside in the Parish.

 

All families are invited to participate in two aspects of our enrolment process.

 

1. Interviews with Principal:

  

Families are invited to make a time to meet with the principal of St Robert’s to discuss their child’s potential enrolment at St Robert’s.  The interview will be approximately 15 minutes long and your child is not expected to attend the interview:  Please contact the school to arrange an interview time.

  

2. School Tours:

  

The school will conduct tours for parents to look around the school and ask any questions about St Robert’s School.  Our Senior Six Students will be the guides on each of these tours.  Please contact the school office to organise a tour date/time. 

Tours will be conducted from Monday to Thursday afternoons, commencing on Monday 14th May and concluding on Thursday 31st May, times will be between 2:30pm and 3:15pm and take approximately 15 minutes.

 

 

 Enrolment Agreement Policies