Enrolments in systemic Catholic primary schools are made in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Baptised Catholic children of regularly worshipping Catholic families with strong demonstrable links to the local designated Catholic parish or parishes.

  • Siblings of children already attending the school whose families have demonstrated ongoing support for the ethos and values of the Catholic Church.

  • Children of families who have ‘special pastoral circumstances’ as assessed by the Enrolment Committee or, where appropriate,the school Principal and/or the Parish Priest in conjunction with the Principal.

  • Children of Catholic families not covered above, or who are outside the local designated Catholic parish.

  • Children of regularly worshipping Orthodox families who have strong demonstrable links to their faith community and who are prepared to support the ethos and values of the Catholic Church.

  • Children of regularly worshipping families from other Christian denominations who have strong demonstrable links to their faith community and who are prepared to support the ethos and values of the Catholic Church.

  • Children of Orthodox families who are prepared to support the ethos and values of the Catholic Church.

  • Children of families from other Christian denominations who are prepared to support the ethos and values of the Catholic Church.

  • Children of families from other faith traditions or non-religious backgrounds who are prepared to support the ethos and values of the Catholic Church.

The formal enrolment period at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Primary School is between March and May and is advertised in the Parish bulletin.

Enrolment packages can be obtained from the school office during the formal enrolment period.


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