St John’s is a co-educational school enrols boys and girls from Kindergarten to Year Six.
The school has a basic philosophy of education that is grounded on the Catholic Faith.
All children attend all classes and activities whether educational or religious.
The School exists to serve parents’ needs for the Catholic education of their children.
The School considers those parents who have financial difficulties and are the genuine needy people in our society.
Both parents and their children are supportive of the general policies and practices of the school.
The school makes provision for children with special needs by a policy of integration within the mainstream
The School considers the enrolment of children after an interview with the Principal
The School considers the enrolment of non-Catholic children after an interview with the Principal.
Class sizes for Kindergarten to Year 6 should be in the following ranges
Kindergarten ~ 30 pupils
Pre Primary ~ 30 pupils
Year 1 – 3 ~ 30 pupils
Year 4 – 6 ~ 32 pupils
Priority of Enrolment
Catholic children from within the Parish of Scarborough and Catholic children who have or have had brothers or sisters at the school.
Catholic children who are in the State Schools due to lack of vacancies in local Catholic Schools.
Catholic children from Catholic Schools from outside the region.
Non-Catholic children if places exist. Non-Catholic children will not be accepted to the exclusion of Catholic children.
The Principal retains the right to exercise special discretion in exceptional circumstances.
St John’s students attend a range of secondary schools, among them Newman College, Sacred Heart College and John XXIII College. This means that at the completion of their primary school education, Catholic children are given priority at these Colleges.
Please complete an application form and return to the school, alternatively the completed form can be emailed to St John’s Primary School (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you choose to complete the form electronically, please consider utilising the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to ensure compatibility with the PDF form. Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded here, http://get.adobe.com/reader/.
This is an application for enrolment only and does not mean automatic acceptance. Parents will be notified whether their application has been accepted or refused. The enrolment fee is payable on acceptance into the school
For further information- please refer to our Enrolment Policy above.
St John’s School collects personal information, including sensitive information about pupils and parents or guardians before and suring the course of a pupil’s enrolment at the school. The primary purpose of collecting this information is to enable the School to provide schoooling for your son or daughter .
Some of the information we collect is to satisfy the School’s legal obligation, particularly to enable the School to discharge it’s duty of care.
We will not disclose your personal information to a third party for their own marketing purposes without your consent.
Further information regarding the Privacy requirements for a school are available from the office.
St John’s School, as part of the Catholic faith community, strives to provide a caring, compassionate and supportive environment, where each person is valued and encouraged to develop to his/her full potential.