St Marys Senior High School

Mente Manuque

Telephone02 9623 8333

Emailstmaryssen-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Enrolment

Our school can help with enrolment queries throughout the year.

Local enrolment area

Most schools have designated local enrolment areas. The School Finder shows our local enrolment area. Note: local enrolment areas are subject to change.


 Non local enrolments

Students are able to apply for non local enrolment to our school.

A student is eligible to apply for St Marys Senior High School as a non local enrolment if he/she:

  • Is a permanent resident of Australia or holds an authority to enrol issued by the Department of Education and
  • Is not under unresolved suspension or expulsion from another NSW government school and
  • Provides a completed Non Local Expression of Interest (EOI) form accompanied by adequate documentation as outlined below, including evidence of an attitude and commitment to learning that is positive in character.

For more information about non local enrolment in Year 11 and Year 12 at our school, please read the following sections of this page.


Enrolment procedures for non local enrolment - Year 11 2021

The expression of interest process for non local enrolment in 2020 is now closed. 

The school will open applications for non local enrolments by the start of Semester One each year for the following calendar year. During this enrolment period, those who reside outside the school drawing area may lodge a Non Local Expression of Interest (EOI) for enrolment. 

When applications for Year 11, 2021 open during December 2019, the following process will apply.

Applicants must:

1. Register your details online using this link. The link will be available December 2019.

2. Download the St Marys Senior High School Year 11 Non Local Expression of Interest (EOI) form. Applications will be available December 2019.

3. Complete the St Marys Senior High School Year 11 Non Local Expression of Interest (EOI) form.

4. Provide copies of the following documents which are all necessary for an application to be considered:

  • Copies of two school reports certified on every page by a Justice of the Peace. These must coincide with the applicant's last two semesters of education. For Year 11 2021 this will require the Semester 2 Year 9 report and the Semester 1 Year 9 report. Interim and progress reports will not be accepted. 
  • Applicants who have recently been engaged in employment or education in a TAFE setting should contact the school regarding required records.

5. Lodge the completed Non Local EOI form with the school office by the advertised closing date. 

All expressions of interest lodged during the non local enrolment period will be reviewed by the enrolment panel in one process. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application within six weeks of the closing date.

We will assess applications for non-local enrolment on a case-by-case basis.

Key dates for non local enrolment in Year 11 2021

  • These dates will be advised in late 2019 or early 2020.

Enrolment procedures for non local enrolment - Year 12 2021

The expression of interest process for non local enrolment in 2020 is now closed. 

The school will open applications for non local enrolments in Semester One each year for the following calendar year. During this enrolment period, those who reside outside the school drawing area may lodge a Non Local Expression of Interest (EOI) for enrolment. 

Applicants must:

1. Download the St Marys Senior High School Year 12 Non Local Expression of Interest (EOI) form.

2. Complete the St Marys Senior High School Year 12 Non Local Expression of Interest (EOI) form.

3. Provide copies of the following documents which are all necessary for an application to be considered:

  • Copies of two school reports certified on every page by a Justice of the Peace. These must coincide with the applicant's last two semesters of education. For Year 12 2021 this will require the Semester 1 Year 11 report and the Semester 2 Year 10 report. Interim and progress reports will not be accepted. 
  • Applicants who have recently been engaged in employment or education in a TAFE setting should contact the school regarding required records.

4. Lodge the completed Non Local EOI form with the school office by the advertised closing date. For 2021 applications, the closing date is 3pm on Monday 27 July 2020. 

All expressions of interest lodged during the non local enrolment period will be reviewed by the enrolment panel in one process. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application within six weeks of the closing date.

Key dates for non local enrolment in Year 12 2021

  • Expression of interest forms available - Monday 16 December 2019
  • Open Evening - To be advised
  • Expressions of interest close - 3 pm on Monday 27 July 2020
  • Selection process - August 2020
  • Successful applicants will be notified in early September 2020

Local enrolments

A student is eligible to apply for local enrolment at St Marys Senior High School if he/she:

  • Is a permanent resident of Australia or holds an authority to enrol issued by the Department of Education and
  • Is not under unresolved suspension or expulsion from another NSW government school and
  • Resides within the designated drawing area (as shown above) and
  • Provides a completed Local Expression of Interest (EOI) form accompanied by adequate documentation as outlined below.

Enrolment procedures for local enrolment

Applicants must:

1. Download the St Marys Senior High School Local Expression of Interest (EOI) form.

2. Complete the St Marys Senior High School Local Expression of Interest (EOI) form.

3. Contact the school for an enrolment interview with copies of the following documents which are all necessary for an application to be processed:

  • Copies of two school reports certified on every page by a Justice of the Peace. These must coincide with the last two semesters of education. Interim and progress reports will not be accepted.
  • For those who have been engaged in employment or education in a TAFE setting, please contact the school regarding required records.
  • Proof of identify and evidence of your residential status (e.g. birth certificate, passport and visa).
  • Documents that confirm medical conditions experienced by the student and a current medical plan from a general practitioner. This includes anaphylaxis, asthma, allergies and all serious medical conditions. The Department of Education requires parents to provide full disclosure of all medical conditions. Parents must contact the Principal and/or Deputy Principal to discuss medical conditions and appropriate documentation.
  • Please note that the Department of Education requires all students with anaphylaxis to carry their Epipen autoinjector and a current ASCIA anaphylaxis personal action plan with them at all times at school. The plan should be wrapped around the Epipen box and secured with a rubber band.
  • You will be required to provide documents that add up to a minimum of 100 points. Please refer to the 100 points checklist found in the EOI form. These documents must be in the family name, for the current residential address and be originals or certified true copies. In some circumstances the enrolment panel may request additional documentation to support enrolment applications.


Distance education

Distance education is an equity program for students who are geographically isolated or whose individual circumstances prevent them from regularly attending school. Students must meet one of the conditions in the Distance Education Enrolment Procedures to be eligible to access this program as a full-time student.

Distance education schools also provide single subjects for students in Years 9 to 12 to enhance curriculum choice. Please contact us for details.

For more information about educational opportunities in rural areas, visit Rural and distance education.

 


International student visa holders

More information regarding international students wishing to apply to enrol at our school can be found here.


 Temporary visa holders

Contact: 1300 300 229. Following the issue of an Authority to Enrol, follow the procedures outlined above for Australian Residence enrolment.


 Appeals

Where a parent/carer wishes to appeal against the decision of the enrolment panel, the appeal should be made in writing to the Principal. The Principal will seek to resolve the matter in line with the school policy. If the matter is not resolved at the local level the Director Educational Leadership will consider the appeal and make a determination. The purpose of the appeal is to determine whether the stated criteria in the school policy have been applied fairly.