Thank you for your interest in enrolling at our school. To ensure that every family has the appropriate opportunity to enrol their child, all Ballarat Catholic Primary Schools collaborate throughout the process of Foundation (Prep) Enrolment. Information collected through the enrolment process is collated on a common database, which is shared by the Catholic Primary Schools in Ballarat.
The application process for 2024 Foundation (Prep) Enrolments:
1. Register for a school tour by clicking here.
2. Register your interest in enrolling your child at a Catholic school in the City of Ballarat by completing an online “City of Ballarat Expression of Interest for Enrolment” form found here. At this stage, you will be able to nominate St Columba's Primary School as your first preference.
While completing the Expression of Interest form you will be required to indicate your first, second and third preference schools and upload your child’s birth certificate and baptism certificate (if applicable).
Enrolment for 2024 Foundation (Prep) students is now open.
Completing this form does not guarantee that an enrolment offer will be made.
For all enrolment enquiries for year levels 1 - 6 please call our school office on 5332 4894.
Please see the outline of the current process with the relevant dates below.
A link to the 2024 online enrolment form will be sent with offers of a placement.
KEY DATES - 2024 Enrolment
|Wednesday 8 February, 2023||Foundation (Prep) enrolment applications open|
|Thursday 25 May, 2023||Expression of Interest forms close|
|Friday 2 June, 2023 at 12.00pm||
First round placement offers sent
|Friday 9 June, 2023 at 4.00pm||First round Acceptance closes|
|Wednesday 14 June, 2023 at 10.00am||School principals meet to determine allocation of placements|
|Friday 16 June, 2023 at 12.00pm||
Second round placement offers sent
|Friday 23 June, 2023 at 4.00pm||Written acceptance of enrolment required from parents|
Each Catholic Primary School will make offers of enrolment in line with the Diocese of Ballarat Enrolment Policy which takes into consideration a variety of factors. Diocese of Ballarat Enrolment Policy which takes into consideration a variety of factors.