How to Enrol

Enrolment Applications for Year 7 2021 now available.

Key Enrolment Dates available here

 

Bede Polding College offers an environment where care, guidance, support and respect are promoted with a sense of self-worth and an awareness of the needs of others.

Our College motto, Called to Bring Peace, encourages us to live out the message of the Gospels.

Selecting Bede Polding College will give your child the best opportunity to develop academically, spiritually and socially, and in partnership with our parish and the wider Catholic education community. It involves a commitment to work with the school and support the philosophy, values and aims of Catholic education.

Specifically, joining this community means parents/carers and students are committed to:

  • the development of quality relationships with all members of the school community
  • the Catholic identity and evangelising mission of the school within the Church
  • supporting the school in upholding school policies and procedures
  • involvement by parents and caregivers, where possible, in the life of the school.

Enrolment Procedure

Step 1:

View our facilities

Choosing the right school for your child is an important decision. Why not arrange a school tour to view our facilities? Just contact our school by email or call (02) 4560 2900 weekdays during school hours.

See what we offer Bede Polding College.


Step 2:

Review the
enrolment instructions

Before completing the Enrolment Application, read the Enrolment Instructions and Checklist for relevant supporting documents in the Enrolment Application Form and Letter from the Principal.

Enrolment packages containing the Enrolment Instructions and Application Forms are also available from the school office.


Step 3:

Enrolment Application

Complete and submit an:

 


Step 4:

Enrolment Interview

All students seeking enrolment at are required to attend an interview. Once the Enrolment Application has been submitted, our Enrolment Officer will contact you to schedule an interview. The enrolling student and at least one parent/carer are required to attend the interview.


Step 5:

Enrolment Acceptance

We will advise the outcome of your application in writing shortly after the interview.

If you receive a Letter of Offer, you are required to return the Enrolment Acceptance Form and pay the $300 non-refundable Acceptance Fee by the requested date to secure your position.

This deposit contributes towards your first term school-based fees.


Overseas students on visa subclass 500

Bede Polding College is registered as CRICOS school, CRICOS Provider Number 03340M, to enrol senior secondary overseas students on visa subclass 500.

Currently the school is registered to enrol four students at any one time.

Enquiries regarding application for enrolment by students on visa subclass 500 should be forwarded to the principal.

Please note that Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta does not actively recruit students from overseas and does not enter into any arrangements with education agents or pay any commissions in relation to any prospective student enrolment.



Further Information

For further information regarding the enrolment process please contact the Administration Office on (02) 4560 2900.

 

Byallawa Scheme

Byallawa School Fee Co-contribution Scheme

 

BYALLAWA means ‘yarn up’ or ‘speaking together’ and in this spirit of cooperation, the Byallawa Scheme supports the enrolment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Parramatta Diocesan Catholic schools.

Learn how this can help you

 

Support Fund

Bishop Manning Scholarship Fund

Enquire about fees support

The Bishop Manning Support Fund provides full or part assistance to families in financial need who desire a Catholic education for their children, but for whom the cost is out of reach. Normal school enrolment criteria apply. Contact your local Catholic school to learn more or visit the Bishop Manning Support Fund.

Can you make a donation?

Give the gift of education by making a donation to the Bishop Manning Support Fund. Your donation is a valuable investment in our children's future. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.