Enrolment for Reception Students

Catherine McAuley School strives to help students develop an understanding of the world they live in and an understanding of their role in it. Catherine McAuley Scool is a place that opens hearts and minds, unlocks opportunity and leaves nobody behind.

Reception Enrolment

Reception is a common Australian term used to describe a child's first year of school.

Catholic schools offer Reception intakes in Term 1 and Term 3.

Reception Intake, Term 1: children who turn five years old on or before April 30.
These children will spend 4 terms in Reception.

Reception Intake, Term 3: children who turn five years old before October 31. 
These children will spend 6 terms in Reception. 

Children whose birthday falls between 1 November and 31 December will commence school the following year.

You can use the Enrolment Calculator below to assist you calculating when your child will start school.