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Welcome to St Brendan’s Lake Munmorah!

As a member of system of schools known as Catholic Schools Broken Bay we seek to inspire hearts and minds to know Christ, to love learning, to use their talents to be the very best they can be.

Our principal, teachers, staff and parents all work together with the wider community to deliver authentic, professional Catholic education with care and compassion.

Our teachers are committed to the mission of Catholic education and apply evidence-based practice to support students to learn and to gain the confidence and skills to enable them to be involved in shaping their society.

DO YOU NEED TO BE CATHOLIC TO ATTEND A CATHOLIC SCHOOL?

No, your child does not need to be Catholic to enrol at a Catholic school. While preference is given to students of the Catholic faith, particularly if you are active in your parish, our schools welcome families from all backgrounds or faith traditions who share in our mission and purpose.

K-12 Enrolment

Catholic Schools Broken Bay will offer K-12 enrolment during 2021. This will provide you with some surety around enrolment in our systemic secondary colleges for your child.  As the option becomes available, you will only need to provide one enrolment form in primary school and complete a simple updated form to ensure your child’s continued enrolment in one of our systemic secondary colleges.

Enrol at St Brendan’s Catholic Primary School Lake Munmorah

As one of the best primary schools in Lake Munmorah and surrounds, enrolling at St Brendan’s Catholic Primary School is an excellent choice for local families.

We are a safe and inclusive primary school that encourages agile, collaborative thinking. Your child will be included, noticed and heard here. Meaningful, authentic learning enhances each child’s education and we use flexible learning spaces to help each student achieve success.

Your child will gain a holistic education at St Brendan’s, based on the Catholic values which underpin our curriculum and guide all our actions.

We welcome students of all backgrounds, cultures and religions to join our school family. Children enrolled in our school do not need to be of the Catholic faith and will be welcomed into our Catholic values.

You are welcome to come for a tour of St Brendan’s anytime. Please contact the office and we will be in touch shortly to book a time for your private tour.

We are the feeder school for St Brigid’s Catholic College. Your enrolment at St Brendan’s, especially from Kindergarten, gives you preferred entry to St Brigid’s. We encourage you to continue your journey with Catholic education from Year 7 onwards.

How to enrol

Enrolment applications are open throughout the year. Application for St Brendan’s is a straightforward process that begins by completing an online enrolment form in our enrolment pack. You can also pick this up from our school office or contact us to have it posted to you.

Download your enrolment pack here.

Enrolment Form Enrolment Policy Standard Collection Notice Parent Handbook

You will need to provide the following with your application form:

  • Birth certificate
  • Immunisation record
  • Baptismal certificate
  • $66 application fee

If you are seeking to enrol a child who is a temporary or permanent visa holder, the following will also need to be provided:

  • Visa documentation
  • Child’s passport
  • Parent’s passports

We will then contact you to book a private tour of the school and meet our principal, Craig McNee.

A non-refundable confirmation fee of $60 will be required upon acceptance of an offer. Payment can be made by cash, EFTPOS or cheques at the school office. Cheques must be made payable to “St Brendan’s Primary School” and attached to your enrolment form.

You will only receive one enrolment offer from one Catholic school to maintain fairness for all families in our area.

Kindergarten enrolments

New Kindergarten enrolments are ideally accepted in May but are welcome throughout the year. For Kindergarten enrolments, children must be aged 5 prior to July 31 of that year, as per NSW Education Standards Authority guidelines.

Families wanting to enrol in Kindergarten will be invited to meet the principal in May and can enjoy a tour of our school to get a feel for all that we have to offer your child.

Kindergarten applications follow the same enrolment process as above. Download your enrolment form here.

School fees

We are committed to making Catholic education accessible for your child, regardless of your financial circumstance. That’s why we aim to keep our fees as low as possible.

We will never exclude a Catholic student from attending our school because of financial hardship. If you would like to organise a payment plan to make it easier to manage your school fees, please contact the Fee Liaison Unit at the Catholic Schools Office schoolfees@dbb.org.au or email the school.

2021 School Fees

COVID-19 Fee Relief

Catholic Schools Broken Bay are committed to supporting families as the impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt in the community. No family will be excluded from our school because of financial difficulties.

Even if you have not enrolled yet, we would like to offer the following help with school fees if you need it:

  • A full reduction on ALL fees if your family gets JobSeeker.
  • A 50%+ reduction on ALL fees if one parent in your family gets JobKeeper.

If you are unsure if your family can get fee help or need assistance completing the form please contact our COVID-19 FEE HELP HOTLINE on 9847 0728 (8am – 4pm Monday to Friday).

Please find the 2021 Fee Relief Request form here and return to us at schoolfees@dbb.org.au

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