Enrolling in Prep for 2024

We welcome you to enrol your child into our School for 2024.

We are now accepting enrolments for 2024. We are very excited to offer you and your child a quality Catholic education, in an environment of safety, respect and responsibility.


Eligibility Criteria for 2024

To be eligible for enrolment for Prep in 2024, your child:

  • Must be at least 5 years old by 30 April 2024;
  • Should live with you within both the Parish Boundary and the St James the Apostle Primary School zone;
  • Should be on the Priority for Enrolment; and
  • Should have the required paperwork, including birth, baptism and immunisation certificates.

Enrolment Policies, Procedures and Agreement

How to enrol

If your child meets the eligibility criteria, there are some simple steps to take:

  1. Come to the school and check in with the office staff to:
    • Fill in an Enquiry Form, with your contact details, and receive an application pack.
    • Make an appointment to meet with the Principal or Deputy Principal.
  2. Complete the application form, including all the required paperwork as stated on the form, including evidence of citizenship and immunisation, and certificate of Baptism for Catholic children.
  3. Bring or send your completed application form and documentation to the school.
  4. Attend your scheduled interview, along with your child.

For Prep enrolment, there are some important dates to be aware of. These dates will also be provided in your application pack.

Key dates for 2024 enrolment

Prep 2024 offer letters posted: Monday 5 June

Acceptance letter and enrolment agreement due to school: Monday 19 June

Prep Orientation: Friday 3 November, Monday 20 November, Tuesday 5 December

More Information

If you need more information about enrolment:

  • Visit the MACS Find My Catholic School website to check what school you’re zoned to
  • Call us on 03 97491000 to talk about enrolment
  • Send an email to info@sjhcn.catholic.edu.au