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Enrolment Policy

In recent years the 第一福利导航 Diocese has received unprecedented demand for school entry across our Diocesan schools. This demand, combined with the desire to offer families a pathway for their children from Kindergarten through to Year 12, has led to the Diocese revising and adjusting the Enrolment Policy.听 听听

The new policy sets out the prioritisation for enrolment in 第一福利导航and applies to all students seeking enrolment at a 第一福利导航 School in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle (CDMN).

A commitment to 第一福利导航 education when considering priority of enrolment for secondary education means enrolment at a CDMN primary school from Kindergarten or at least the commencement of Year 4 for priority enrolment for secondary schools.

Please also note the Enrolment Application timeline for 2024;
1 March 2024 鈥 Enrolment period opens
24 May 2024 鈥 Enrolment period closes: All completed enrolment applications due
14 June 2024 - Letters of Enrolment Offers sent
1 July 2024 - Enrolment Offer Acceptance due

Please note slightly different enrolment dates apply to the Diocese鈥檚 inner-city secondary schools: St Francis Xavier鈥檚 College Hamilton, St Pius X High School Adamstown and San Clemente High School Mayfield. The changes relate to the enrolment period closing timing in May and Enrolment Offers in June.

Year 7

1 March 2024 鈥 Enrolment period opens
10 May 2024 鈥 Enrolment period closes: All completed enrolment applications due
22 May 2024听-听Letters of Enrolment Offers sent to pathway students and siblings
29 May 2024 - Enrolment Offer Acceptance due
30 May 2024 鈥 Letters of Enrolment Offers sent to non-pathway students
7 June 2024 - Enrolment Offer Acceptance due

Year 11

Year 11 enrolment at St Francis Xavier鈥檚 College Hamilton and St Pius X High School Adamstown opened Tuesday 2 April, 2024. For more information contact the relevant school.

Enrolment Catchment Suburbs

The enrolment catchment suburbs for our 第一福利导航are a defined geographic area from which a school enrols students from.

The enrolment catchment suburbs in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle will be reviewed annually in case adjustments are required due to new schools, demand, capacity and/or changing demographics. Most catchment suburbs will not change.

Whilst every effort will be made to accommodate students at their catchment 第一福利导航 school, this cannot always be guaranteed. Acceptance into a school in the prospective student鈥檚 catchment area is subject to the enrolment process and prioritisation.

It is important to recognise that the defined enrolment catchment suburbs are the normal pattern. However, under certain circumstances, this may vary following an out of catchment area request with supporting information and consultation between school principals of both the local and preferred school.


Details regarding the enrolment catchment suburbs for Primary 第一福利导航can be found here.

Which high school you attend, will be determined by which primary school you are currently enrolled in. Click here for the Education Pathways Schools.


For further information on the enrolment prioritisation criteria please visit the links in the right hand column or click the images below.

Click here to download an Enrolment Form or contact your local 第一福利导航 School.听