Enrolling in Prep for 2025

We welcome you to enrol your child into our School for 2025.

Enrolments for Prep in 2025 will open in March. 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 2025

To be eligible for enrolment for Prep in 2025, your child:

  • Must be at least 5 years old by 30 April 2025;
  • 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
  • Must 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 Prep 2025 Information Session 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 2025 enrolment

Prep 2025 Information Session

Date: Wednesday 6 March
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: St James the Apostle Church (336 Derrimut Rd, Hoppers Crossing – next to the school)
All prospective families are invited to attend, especially those who are new to our school.
More info and RSVP via Facebook

 

Open Morning

Date: Thursday 7 March
Time: 9:15am – 10:45am
Venue: St James the Apostle School
Come see us in action as our student leaders show you around.
More info and RSVP via Facebook

Application dates

Applications close: Friday 26 April

Interviews: Across May

Offers sent by post: Friday 7 June

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