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Enrolment Policy

Can anyone attend Patrician Brothers' College, Fairfield?

Children from all families who are prepared to support the ideas and principles of the Catholic school are eligible for enrolment. Priority in enrolment is given in the following order, except in special circumstances. The criteria is in accordance with the Sydney Archdiocese SACs' Board Policy Statement or Enrolment for Catholic Systemic Schools.

Enrolment preference is given in order to:

* children of Catholic families who are actively involved in the parish on which the school depends
* children of Catholic families residing in other parishes, such families being actively involved in their home parishes
* children of families affiliated to churches in communion with the Roman Catholic church e.g. Maronite
* children of Orthodox or other Christian families
* children of families of other religious convictions

The Principal of the College may also exercise his discretion and consider children of families for he following reasons:

* enrolment of siblings or parental enrolment
* family situations requiring a special pastoral approach
* family circumstances involving family relocation
* special consideration may be given to children with disabilities to the extent which the school is able to meet the child's needs. The policy of the Catholic Education Office, Sydney in this regard will be observed.

Financial hardship and related inability to pay school fees fully or in part is not an obstacle to enrolment within the terms of the criteria above.

All completed applications for enrolment are treated equally in accordance with the provisions of this policy, except for cases outlined in the Principals discretion.

If my son is attending a government school, can they enroll into Patrician Brothers' College, Fairfield?

Yes, but please note the enrolment criteria listed above.

When to enrol?

While enrolments are taken throughout the year, the main enrolment period is during the month of May each year.

How do I enrol my son into Patrician Brothers' College, Fairfield?

All students who wish to enroll at Patrician Brothers' College, Fairfield must complete an "Expression of Interest to enroll Form". All sections of the enrolment form must be completed.

What documents are needed to enrol into Patrician Brothers' College, Fairfield?

* school reports with academic records for (at least) the previous years
* some form of identification, such as a birth certificate
* passport, if coming from overseas.
* medical record, especially if there has been any special medical condition such as physical or mental disability
* endorsement from your parish priest or parish of worship
* any other documents that supports the "Expression of Interest to enroll"

Need more information?

Please go to the Contacts page of this website if you require more information. You can also telephone, email or visit the College. Click on the following link to download the following flyer for enrolment details.