Enrolment process

Enrolments at St Patrick’s College, Year 7 2025

We are delighted that you are considering St Patrick’s College for your son. Enrolments for 2025 are now open.

To request a College Prospectus, click here.聽To apply now, click here.

To learn more about a St Patrick’s College education, read our聽Enrolment Information Handbook.

College tours will also be held at 9.30am on Monday 30 October 2023 and Monday 27 November. Numbers are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

Entry Year 8-12

Application for enrolment into Years 8 鈥 12 can be lodged at any time during the College year.聽 Enrolment forms should be accompanied by a copy of the student’s most recent school report, evidence of sacraments undertaken and details of a senior contact person at the student鈥檚 current school.

Interviews for Years 8 to 12 will be conducted by the Deputy Principal. Parents will be notified of the status of the enrolment application within one week of the interview.

Categories of Enrolment聽

The College welcomes all applications for enrolment.聽 It needs to be noted that even though all criteria for enrolment may be met, that there may be more applicants than places available in a particular year.聽 Inevitably there will be applicants to whom the College will be unable to offer a place.聽 Please note that not all applicants will receive an interview and not all families interviewed will necessarily receive an offer of enrolment at the College.

All enrolments remain at the Principal’s discretion.

Full disclosure of current or previous matters which may impact on the applicant鈥檚 ability to engage fully and safely in the life of the College, or in the College being able to safely provide education to the student, will be sought.聽 This will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Identified disabilities, as described in the NCCD categories of disability, or related concerns.
  • Special learning needs.
  • Behavioural issues.
  • History of substance abuse and/or addiction.
  • Distinct behavioural addiction (e.g. gaming).
  • Other family concerns that may impact upon the student鈥檚 engagement in the College.

Incomplete or misleading statements made in the enrolment process will result in a review of any accepted enrolment and may lead to the termination of enrolment with the College.

The College’s full enrolment policy can be found here.

Policy Statement

In supporting parents/guardians as the primary educators of their sons, the College provides enrolment opportunities to families who are prepared to commit themselves and their son to respecting the Catholic ethos of the College and its Foundational Statements.聽 The College is committed to:

  • The full richness of the Gospel.
  • The education of boys, holding their learning and growth at the heart of all that we do.
  • An invitation to all to share in the nourishment of joyous, hope-filled and life-long friendships that shape our living College community.
  • Assistance for students to achieve their potential academically, culturally, physically, socially and spiritually.
  • Creating an inclusive community that extends to all a strong sense of belonging.
  • Meeting and celebrating the diversity of boys.
  • Boys鈥 attendance and engagement in its liturgies, celebrations and significant events.

Based on advice and collected information, the Principal must be satisfied that the applicant and his family are ready to accept and embrace these commitments.

In accordance with these commitments, the College through its Principal and staff welcomes young men and their family into the College as students and members of the College community.