Thank you for considering Waverley College for your son's education.
Choosing a school for your child is a difficult decision, so we welcome you to visit us for a tour, or to chat with our Registrar. Everything you need to know about the enrolment process is detailed below. A downloadable application form, links on tours and scholarships, and contact details for our Registrar can be found at the bottom of the page.
All students whose parents are prepared to support the religious principles and ideals of the school are eligible for enrolment. The college does not have ‘feeder’ schools and accepts students from all over Sydney. Applicants with at least one of the selection criteria listed below will be given priority over others in admissions:
- Members of the Catholic community who have taken the sacraments.
- Sons of Old Boys of the College.
- Brothers of those who are attending or who have graduated from the College.
Enrolment intake years are Years 5 and 7.
Applicants will be considered for entry to other Years subject to availability of places. An enrolment application form must be submitted with all documentation, plus payment of the non-refundable enrolment application fee of $275, for a student to be considered for entry to the College. Applications for entry may be lodged at any time, but the College does not enrol students on a ‘first in’ basis. Closing dates for applications for Year 5 and Year 7 are published and late applications may not be considered. Candidates and parent/s or carer/s will be required to attend an enrolment interview, after which, the College may elect to make an offer.
Applications for Year 5 and Year 7 close in March of the year before commencement and interviews are conducted in April and May. Students with at least one of the selection criteria will be interviewed first and offered a place as a priority. Entry is not determined on a ‘first in’ basis. An interview does not guarantee a place. To confirm acceptance of a place, a non-refundable/non-transferable enrolment fee of $1000 is required. Decisions on offer of places communicated by the Headmaster are final and no correspondence will be accepted or entered into thereafter.
Steps to admission
First, complete the enrolment form available to download at the bottom of this page (hard copies are also available from the Enrolment Office). A non-refundable application fee of $275.00 applies.
Then, attach copies of the following documentation:
- Birth Certificate.
- Baptismal Certificate and certificates for the other Sacraments.
- Latest NAPLAN results.
- Latest academic school report.
- Letter of reference from your parish priest.
- Family law or other relevant court orders (if applicable).
- Immunisation History Statement.
Finally, send the enrolment form with the required documentation and payment to:
131 Birrell Street
Waverley NSW 2024
The College will contact you by the end of April in the year before commencement to arrange an interview.
Successful applicants will be required to sign the Student Commitment form which outlines the policies of the College. The payment of a $1000.00 enrolment fee (non-refundable) will confirm the student’s admission.
The college is currently processing applications for 2018. If you would like your child to be considered for a place in 2018, you should lodge your enrolment application prior to 10 March 2017.
Applications for 2019 should be lodged prior to 10 March 2018.
Applications for 2020 or later are welcomed at any time.
Waverley College accepts transfer students on a case-by-case basis. Applications are accepted throughout the year, but places are subject to availability.
Waverley College welcomes applications from students of all nationalities, however, the College is not CRICOS registered. This means it is unable to enrol full fee paying overseas students with temporary subclass 571 visas.
While enrolment is primarily restricted to Australian citizens and permanent residents, students who are dependents of a temporary visa holder may also be enrolled. In this case, the College will determine if the student must pay domestic or international student fees based on their eligibility for Government funding.
Students whose first language is not English often require additional ESL support and this is provided by the College wherever necessary.
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