Enrolment

IMPORTANT UPDATE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS 

In light of the restrictions in place due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, St. Luke’s is only able to offer onsite tours at or after 3.45pm. We are also offering live online meetings and tours via the Zoom OR Google Meet platforms. To arrange a tour, please contact Liz Sullivan via the office or email principal@slblackburnsth.catholic.edu.au

PREP ENROLMENTS PROCEDURE

Term 1: 

Enrolment information is available throughout Term One. Enrolment applications are available at the school office or can be downloaded from this site. To be eligible for school a child must turn five by the 30th April in the year he/she begins school. School tours can be organised via our friendly staff in the school office on 9877 4023.

Open days are held throughout the year and are a wonderful opportunity to see the school in operation and experience our learning environment and large open spaces.

 

Term 2: 

Applications are received

Offers of enrolment acceptance will be sent after May 31st. Acceptances are returned to the school with a $100.00 deposit (This is deducted from Term 1 fees the following year). Interviews for current families and siblings are then organised.

Applications need to include: 

Enrolment form

Baptism Certificate (where applicable)

Birth Certificate 

Immunisation Certificate

Visa information (where applicable)

 

Term 4: 

Teachers from our school will visit and/or make contact with Kindergarten/Pre-School to observe prospective children at work and play. Contact with Kinder teachers and parents will assist the school to plan for our new Prep enrolments and ensure considerations and needs are highlighted for individual students. Enrolled students are involved in three Orientation sessions in November. Each session will be approx. 45-60 mins. Information regarding these dates, times and groupings will be forwarded to families at the beginning of the term.

 

ENROLMENTS IN OTHER YEAR LEVELS

Enquiries regarding placements for students in other year levels can be made any time and an appointment with the Principal will be organised. Places in other year levels are dependent on availability and in accordance with our enrolment policy.

 

ENROLMENT POLICY

In accordance with the Catholic Education  Melbourne Enrolment Policy 2.4, St Luke the Evangelist School gives priority to baptised Catholic children who reside in our Parish boundaries. 

 

TRANSITION TO PREP

Stage 1

  • Attend an Open Day or arrange a Principal Tour of our School

 

Stage 2

  • Complete enrolment documentation for St Luke's 

  • Parents sent a letter of offer.  

 

Stage 3

  • Student / Family welcome interview with the Principal

Stage 4

  • Orientation 1 = Meet your Buddy with Parent Information session

  • Orientation 2 = Computer share and learn with Parent Information session

  • Orientation 3 = Let's create with Parent morning tea

 

Stage 5

  • Kinder/Pre school contact

 

Stage 6

  • Prep Parent Information Night

 

Stage 7

  • St Luke's Carols Night

 

Stage 8 

  • Individual meet and Greet with Prep teacher the day before Prep starts. 

Extra Curricular

We encourage all students to fully utilise their time at school by engaging in all activities and opportunities on offer. We also inspire students to become actively involved in the school and the wider community. These activities are offered to further enhance our regular school program.

 

Instrumental Music Lessons

St Luke’s offers Piano lessons during the school day with a qualified music teacher. Students also have the opportunity to learn Guitar in a small group each week via and external provider.

 

International Competition and Assessment for Schools ( ICAS)

The International Competition and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) is an independent, skills-based assessment program which recognises and rewards student achievement. Students have the opportunity to enter these tests in a number of learning areas:

Digital Technologies,

English,

Mathematics,

Science,

Spelling,

Writing

Our Extra Curricular Programs:

Social Justice Program

Confirmation retreat day

Sacramental preparation

Mass participation

Altar service

Christian Meditation

Excursions/Incursions

Camps (yrs. 5-6)

ICAS Testing

Swimming

Cross Country

Athletics

Interschool sport (Winter)

Representative sport

Runners Club

Transition Program

Bully Prevention

Resilience Program

Positive School Wide Behaviours

House token system

Drama

Choir

Instrumental Lessons

Book week activities

Art Show

School Production

Sports Leaders- Green, Blue, Red

Library/Technology Leaders

Environment Leaders

SRC/Liturgy Leaders

Social Justice/ Well-being Leaders

Arts Leaders

Book a Tour

 

At St Luke the Evangelist Primary School, every day is an open day. To book a tour of the school or to request further information, please fill in the form below:

St Luke the Evangelist

46 Orchard Grove

Blackburn South, 3130

Victoria Australia

Phone: 03 9877 4023

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