How to Enrol

Thank you for your interest in enrolling

St Bernadette's Primary is a Catholic learning community providing quality education for all learners in a safe, friendly environment.

While enrolment applications for all grades are taken at any time of the year, the main enrolment period for new school starters Kindergarten is between March and May in the year before the child will attend school.

Families seeking enrolment should first complete an expression of interest.



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We invite interested families to download and lodge an enrolment application.


Applications can be lodged either in person at the School Office or via post.

Should you have any questions regarding the application process or school tours, please contact our friendly Enrolments team on 02 8846 2600 weekdays during school hours.


Next Steps


Letter of offer

We will advise the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible, with an official letter of offer.


Enrolment acceptance and deposit

If successful you will need to return the Enrolment Acceptance Form and pay the non-refundable Enrolment Deposit of $100 by the requested date to secure your position. This deposit contributes towards your first term school-based fees.


Enrolment interview

As part of the enrolment process you may be required to attend an interview. This is often necessary for students with additional needs to allow the school to assess their support requirements. Once the Enrolment Application has been submitted, our Enrolment Officer will contact you to schedule an interview if required.


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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