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Enrolment Guidelines

Please open the link to Catholic Education Council Policy Statement: Click Here

The process of enrolment is to be guided by principles of justice and equity.  Consideration for enrolment of students will be based on a combination of the following:

  • Catholic baptism

  • Catholic families

  • Acceptance of the ethos and mission of a Catholic school

  • Family and sibling involvement at the school

  • Parents and child with parish involvement

  • Attendance at a Catholic primary school

  • School support eg. enthusiasm, commitment of student and involvement of parents in school life

  • Reference from primary school - especially regarding appropriate relationships and behaviour

NB:  Outstanding fee debt at other Brisbane Catholic Education schools must be resolved prior to enrolment confirmation.

 Enrolment dates and information:

  • Year 7 2017 Parent Information Evening is Tuesday 1 March, 2016, 7pm in the MPC
  • Year 7 2017 interviews take place from Monday 14 March to Thursday 24 March, 2016
  • Enrolment packs will be distributed to St Joseph's and Stella Maris early in 2016
  • Enrolment packs will be available early in 2016
  • Parents with students already at St John's who have a Year 7 student for 2017 will need to ring the office for an enrolment pack as siblings are not automatically enrolled.
  • Only 120 places are available for Year 7s 2017
  • Interviews are scheduled for the following days and times: 

 ​Interview Days for Year 6s entering Year 7 in 2017.

Monday 14 March 2016
Tuesday 15 March 2016
Wednesday 16 March 2016
Thursday 17 March 2016
Friday 18 March 2016
Monday 21 March 2016
Tuesday 22 March 2016
Wednesday 23 March 2016
Thursday 24 March 2016

Special arrangements are available on request


Each interview involves an informal meeting between parent(s), student and a member of the Senior Administration Team.  This is an opportunity for you to ask questions about the College.  It is also a chance for us to get to know your family.

An offer of a place is then posted to you if the enrolment interview has been successful.

Please return the Application for Enrolment form and all the supporting documentation required on the checklist to the College office. You will be contacted once we have received your fully completed application to arrange an interview.  (Feeder schools for Year 7 2017 students have kindly offered to send the Principal’s Reference to St John’s College on your behalf if you ask them to complete the form for your son/daughter).