The mission of the Catholic School is based on the belief that every individual is called to communion with God. Access to St Joseph's Wandal therefore, is available to those who recognize and seek to respond to this call. The school recognizes that the world today is a multicultural society and respects individual's rights to their own beliefs. In endeavouring to maintain a distinct Catholic character, the school actively promotes the evangelising role of the Church.
Enrolment at St Joseph's Wandal will be open to all students whose families are willing to participate in the life of the school as an educational and faith community. Enrolling your child is as easy as following the below steps:
1. ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM
Complete an Enrolment Application located on the Catholic Education website 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. If you have trouble accessing the internet, need to borrow a device, or need assistance completing the forms, please be assured that our office staff are happy to assist you.
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 Asutralian citizen)
3. PAY ENROLMENT FEE
Families seeking enrolment for their children are required to pay a non-refundable administration fee of $30. This fee is payable online upon proceeding through the various enrolment steps. (No refund is provided for cancelled applications).
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 specially designed educational program for schools offered on a full-time, non-compulsory basis.
Child born 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
Child born 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020
Child born 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021
Child born 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022
ELIGIBLE FOR PREP IN:
ELIGIBLE FOR YEAR 1 IN: