How Do I Enrol My Child?

All children and families are welcome to apply for enrolment at one of our 45 妖精动漫 systemic schools in the Diocese of Broken Bay. We welcome enrolments from both Catholic and non-Catholic families who support the ethos of a Catholic education.

Primary School Enrolment Form
Secondary School Enrolment Form

Enrolment Process for Primary School

Enquiry (optional)

Parents/Carers complete an enquiry into one of our primary schools within 妖精动漫 Broken Bay. See below button to Enquire Now.

Open Day Tours (optional)

We welcome families to visit our schools during term time for tours or attend one of our school Open Days which commence end of February through to April.

Application

For Kindergarten enrolment, it is advisable to apply as early as possible in the year before your child commences school. Children enrolling in Kindergarten must reach age 5 by 31 July in the year of commencing school. We welcome families wishing to apply for years 1-6 at any time throughout the year and all applications are considered.

Interview

Following receipt and assessment of your application, parents/carers alongside your child/ren will be invited to attend an interview with the school Principal or their delegate. To learn about our enrolment principles see below.

Offer and Acceptance

If successful, your family will receive a written offer for enrolment for the year applied for. Parents/Carers will need to accept the offer within the stated time frame from the school.

Orientation / Transition (Kindergarten only)

Orientation days for new Kindergarten students will be held in Term 3 or 4. Many schools also hold information nights for parents in Term 4 or Term 1 of the year of commencement. Your family will receive communication directly from your enrolled school regarding transition into school program.

Welcome

Your child will start in their enrolled year.

Enrolment Process for Secondary School

Enrolling from one of our primary to secondary schools is considered a new enrolment and is subject to our Enrolment Principles.

Enquiry (optional)

Parents/Carers complete an enquiry into one of our secondary schools within 妖精动漫 Broken Bay. See below button to Enquire Now.

Open Day Tours (optional)

We welcome families to visit our secondary schools during term time for tours or attend one of our school Open Days which usually commence end of February through to April.

Application

For Year 7 enrolment, it is advisable to apply as early as possible in the year before your child commences school. The application period for secondary school usually commences when students are in Year 4.

Whilst early application to our schools is encouraged, it does not guarantee placement. We welcome families wishing to apply for years 8-12 at any time throughout the year and all applications are considered. To apply for one of our schools, please complete and submit the relevant enrolment application form below and submit with supporting documentation. Secondary schools may also require academic results or reports from the previous school.

Note: submission of an application form does not guarantee placement in one of our schools. Where spaces are limited, preference is given based on the Catholic School Broken Bay Enrolment Prioritise (see below).

Interview

Following receipt and assessment of your application, parents/carers alongside your child/ren will be invited to attend an interview with the school Principal or their delegate. To learn about our Enrolment Prioritise see below.

Offer and Acceptance

If successful, your family will receive a written offer for enrolment for the year applied for. Parents/Carers will need to accept the offer within the stated time frame from the school.

Orientation / Transition

Orientation days for new Year 7 students will attend their secondary school in Term 4. Many schools also hold information nights for parents in Term 4 or Term 1 of the year of commencement. Your family will receive communication directly from your enrolled school regarding transition into secondary school.

Welcome

Your child will start in their enrolled year and early in the year, a special event organised to assist Year 7 students transition includes Belong Day; a festival style event for Year 7 students across the diocese.

Enrolment Process for Support Classes

Parents of students with disabilities, seeking enrolment in an Eileen O’Connor Catholic School Support Class, are encouraged to enquire through the Eileen O’Connor School Website.

Enrolment Criteria

  • Autism and/or Mild 鈥 Moderate Intellectual Disability
  • K-6 in 2025

Application Process

  • Complete the Primary School Enrolment form selecting Eileen O鈥機onnor Catholic School
  • Submit to eocs@dbb.catholic.edu.au along with supporting diagnostic reports

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Primary School

In response to the increased demand for enrolment in our school system and to provide families with a seamless educational pathway from Kindergarten through to Year 12, we have recently updated our Enrolment Principles

  1. Baptised Catholic children of Catholic families of the local designated parish
  2. Siblings of children who are already enrolled in the school.
  3. Baptised Catholic children of Catholic families beyond the local parish.
  4. Children from other Christian traditions, other faith traditions or non- churched backgrounds.

Secondary School

  1. Baptised Catholic children who have attended a CSBB primary school for at least the previous 3 years and have completed the appropriate sacramental programs.
  2. Sibling of children who are already enrolled in the school.
  3. Baptised Catholic and other children who have attended a CSBB primary school for less than 3 years.
  4. Baptised Catholic children from non-CSBB schools.
  5. Children from other Christian tradition, other faith traditions or non-church backgrounds.

Note: Where there are no vacancies at a particular school, parents/carers will be supported by CSBB for enrolment at another CSBB school.

Enrolment Principles