Enrolment Procedures

​​​​​​​Application for Enrolment Online​


Thank you for your interest in enrolling your child at St Bernard's.  Please use the link below to begin your child's online application for enrolment.

You will need to click on the link​, enter and review the required details, complete and submit the forms with attachments.

If applying for enrolment for more than one student, when the form is complete and option will be available to submit another enrolment for each additional child.

Please contact us directly on  07 3849 4800, should ​you experience any difficulty completing the online application for enrolment.


A $55 application fee (non-refundable) per application applies, payable when submitting an application/s for enrolment. Please click to make the payment online​ or in person at the school office between 8am and 4pm.

To lodge an application for your child, please remember to attach:

  • Fully completed Application for Enrolment form before submitting

  • Birth Certificate​

  • Baptismal Certificate

  • Immunisation Certificate

  • If years 1 to 6 copy of their most recent school report

  • $55.00 non-refundable enrolment application fee

After lodging an Enrolment Application, parents will be invited to attend an enrolment interview.  It is important that your child or children who are enrolling attend this interview.



The table below is a guide to when children are eligible to enrol in the preparatory year.​

Children Born

Eligible for Prep

Eligible for Year 1

​​1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014



​1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015



​1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016



​1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017

1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018






Children applying for Prep must be born within the specific dates as set down by the Government.

  • Eligible children must turn 5 by 30 June in the year they start Prep.

  • Interviews for Prep conducted by Admin in Term 2

  • Offers for positions sent out by June. Confirmation of enrolment letter sent with request for payment of $100 to confirm enrolment. This payment is non-refundable.

  • Pay Offer Fee Online

  • An orientation is conducted for the Prep pupils during term 4.

  • Other year enrolments happen across the year as well as an intake at the beginning of each new school year. These positions are offered if positions become available through pupils leaving.

  • A similar process occurs with interviews and offers of places if available.

  • All new enrolments are supplied with booklists and uniform requirements.


Should it be necessary to limit the intake of Prep or Year One pupils to St Bernard’s, then preference will be given to:

(a) children who have other family members in the school.

(b) children of the Parish whose parents are practising Catholics and who are Catholic.

(c) children of the Parish who are Catholic.

(d) children of other Parishes who are practising Catholics.

(e) children of non-Catholics of the Parish who are practising their faith.

If application is accepted it is understood that parents comply with the spirit of the school Mission Statement and agree to pay such fees and mandatory levies as set by the local authority.

Enrolment Application an​d Support Procedures​ 

Extended Leave from School​

St Bernard's Extended absence policy​​

Exemption for more than 10 school days and under 110 school days

Application for Exemption FORM

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