Enrolment

Enrolment

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Enrolment

We understand choosing the right school is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child. We are delighted that you are interested in joining John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School and becoming part of our diverse community. Enrolments are open year-round; however, we suggest that you enrol before August to secure your place.

 

Enrolments are still open for 2021 and beyond.

 

Please note that some year groups are limited, should you wish to enrol your child please be aware that you may be placed on a waitlist.

 

Please don’t hesitate to contact the Enrolments Office on 9247 2242 or [email protected]

"Our aspiration is for JSRACS students
to be architects of their lives..."

How to Enrol​

To register your interest in attending JSRACS please print and complete the Application for Enrolment form below or contact the Enrolments Officer 9247 2242 to ask for an Enrolment pack to be sent to you via mail. Alternatively, you can collect an enrolment package from the School’s Main Administration.

 

There is a demand for places, particularly in Kindergarten, Year 7, 9 and 10, therefore parents are advised to register their interest well ahead of the year of anticipated entry.

You may lodge your application via email to [email protected] or at the School’s Main Administration.

Please note:

  • A non-refundable application fee is payable when you submit an application form.
  • Lodging an application form does not guarantee an offer, it registers your interest in a possible position and places the student on a progressive waitlist.
  • In general, places are offered based on the date in which the applications are received and subject to a satisfactory interview with the Principal or the Principal’s nominee.
 

Prior to entry, the JSRACS Enrolment’s Officer will contact families to confirm their intent to proceed with the application.

 

Up to date reports will be requested at this time.

 

Families may then be invited to attend an enrolment interview with the Principal or the Principal’s nominee.

After a satisfactory interview, a formal offer of a place may be made. Places are offered at the Principal’s discretion.

 

The offer letter will be sent to you via mail and will include a letter from the Principal inviting you to join JSRACS. Within this package you will also receive, a Conditions of Offer notice that will need to be signed and returned to Administration (a second copy for your records is also included), A MCEETYA Data Collection form that will also need to be signed and returned and payment details for the acceptance fee.

 

On acceptance of this offer, an acceptance fee is required to be paid. This fee is a non-refundable however it is important to note that this fee does not apply to subsequent children of the same household.

 

Please note: The MCEETYA form is required by the Commonwealth Government who requires us to collect this information for the purpose of accountability and reporting, research and analysis, and resource allocation. Information collected in this form is covered by our Privacy Policy which can be accessed via SEQTA.

**PLEASE NOTE:

 

If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia you will need to provide details of your Temporary Visa Class.

 

For further information please visit the International Student page.

Frequently Asked Questions

No. The Acceptance Fee is a non-refundable payment that represents confirmation by the of the Acceptance of an Offer at JSRACS.

Applications are open to students of all cultures and religions.  Our School embraces our diversity and respects the views, values and traditions of others.  We are fortunate that our school offers many opportunities to understand and share in understanding our vibrant diversity of cultures with Religion and Values included within the core curriculum.

Our waitlist priority is based on the date order of which applications are received. There are some exceptions to this rule as siblings of current students are given first priority.

Please note places are offered subject to availability in the year requested. Therefore we encourage families to lodge their Application as soon as they feel comfortable with JSRACS as their school of choice.

Our major intakes are in KG and Y7.

  • Interviews for KG are conducted during the first Semester of the year prior to entry
  • Interviews for Y7 are conducted during the first Semester, 2 years prior to entry.
  • Not all children on the waitlist are interviewed; we only interview enough students to fill the positions available.
  • All acceptances (of non-siblings) to the school are subject to a satisfactory interview with the Principal.

JSRACS offers five scholarships for students currently attending a school other than JSRACS.

 

All Community Scholarships are open to applicants in January and close at the end of Term 1.

 

Academic Scholarships close at the end of February prior to testing in March.

 

Basketball Scholarships close at the end of May prior to trials being held in June.

  • We are bound by the Education Department guidelines for entry age. Therefore, we do not enroll children prior to their eligible entry age.
  • Students must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • International Students are enrolled through the ASCI.

New legislation pertaining to the Public Health Act 2016 and School Education Act 1999 states that from 22 July 2019, a child’s Immunisation status must be ‘up to date’ according to their AIR Immunisation History Statement. This statement must not be more than two months old. 

 

Please Note: The only acceptable documentation for this purpose is the child’s Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).

 

You can access your child’s AIR Immunisation History Statements any time through:  MyGov; Medicare Express Plus App; Visiting a Medicare or Centrelink office, or by calling the AIR General Enquiries Line on 1800 653 809 to request the Statement be posted to you.

  • Application for Enrolment Form – completed and signed.
  • Payment of $40 Application Fee
  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunisation History Statement
  • Visa Documentation validating residency status if the student is not an Australian Citizen.
  • We are bound by the guidelines set by the Education Department relating to the age of entry.  For example,  a child should be 4 years old by 30 June to be eligible for enrolment into Kindergarten.
  • Students must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents or have a valid Visa.  If a child is born in Australia, but both parents are born overseas, documentation validating residency status is also required. This can be in the form of an Australian Passport, Australian Citizen Certificate or proof of parent’s citizenship/permanent residency at the time of the child’s birth. 
  • International Students are enrolled through the ASCI.

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