How to Enrol

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Thank you for your interest in enrolment at St Bernadette's Primary

Select St Bernadette’s Primary as the school for your child, and you choose a community where all children are developed academically, spiritually and socially, through partnership in Catholic education. In choosing St Bernadette's Primary for your child you are choosing a partnership in Catholic education. It involves a commitment to work with the school and support the philosophy, values and aims of Catholic education.


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Choosing the right school for your child is an important decision.

We encourage parents to organise a time to tour our school, meet our staff and see our learning in action. There are also a number of organised events, such as Open Days, which will also help future parents to get a 'feel' for our school.

What we offer | Open Days | 360° Virtual Tour


Families seeking enrolment should first complete an expression of interest

Should you have any questions regarding current vacancies, the application process or school tours, please contact our friendly Enrolments team on 8869 6400 weekdays during school hours.



Next Steps

Step 1

Review the enrolment instructions

Before completing an enrolment application families should first read the enrolment instructions on how to enrol your child/ren. You will then need to complete the enrolment forms. They consist of several sections which allows the school to best identify your child’s requirements and needs.

Step 2

Application Forms

Complete and submit;

The completed Enrolment Application, together with all requested supporting documentation, must be submitted in person to our school office. Please be aware that we are unable to accept or process incomplete applications, and note that submitting an application does not guarantee automatic placement.

Step 3

Meet and Greet

All students seeking enrolment at St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary are required to attend a Meet and Greet. Once the Enrolment Application has been submitted, our Enrolment Officer will contact you to schedule a Meet and Greet with the Principal. The enrolling student and at least one parent/carer are required to attend the interview.This is an opportunity for parents to ask questions and for us to get to know how we can best support your child.

Step 4

Enrolment Acceptance


We will advise the outcome of your application in writing shortly after the interview.

If you receive a Letter of Offer, you are required to return the Enrolment Acceptance Form and pay the $100 non-refundable Enrolment Deposit by the requested date to secure your position. This deposit contributes towards your first term school-based fees.


A quality Catholic education is affordable and accessible for every family!





Did you know we offer fee support
for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander families?*

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Bishop Manning Support Fund

We offer full or part financial support for families for whom the cost of a Catholic education is out of reach.*

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High Needs Support Centres

Do you have a child with moderate intellectual disabilities who would benefit from an alternate platform for learning?

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* Conditions apply

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Important Notice


Parents of students with additional needs are encouraged to begin the enrolment process in advance of the normal enrolment period to allow for assessment of the support and adjustments required. Initial contact should be made with the Principal.

Parents are asked to provide copies of assessments or reports concerning learning needs.

It may be suggested that further assessments be undertaken by the school leadership team, or by staff from the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta.

The enrolment process involves consultation and clarification of student needs. Available support and resources are investigated with parents, school personnel and Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta.

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