Enrolling Online

Thank you for taking the first step in considering a Catholic education for your child at St Joseph’s College, Lochinvar in 2025.

We recognise that this is one of the most important decisions as parents or carers, you will ever have to make. Here at St Joseph’s we value the individual child and understand that our role is to provide a learning environment in which the full range of needs of our students can be addressed in our academic, pastoral and co-curricular programs.

The First Time Enrolling

If you’re a newcomer to Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

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Enrolling a sibling

If you already have a child enrolled in a Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle School.

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Changing Schools

If your child is already attending a Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle School and you wish to enrol in another.

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How to Enrol

Check out the Compass Enrolment Module – guide for parents to help guide you through the easy application process.

Compass Enrolment Module

Key Enrolment Dates

The Enrolment process commences one year in advance for our Kindergarten, Year 7 and Year 11 intakes.

1 March 2024 – Enrolment period opens.

24 May 2024 – Initial enrolment period closes. (All applications must be submitted and completed by this date to be considered for the initial outcome notification).

24 May 2024 – Applications submitted after this date are only considered if there are available places (after initial enrolment offers) and on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the school and Principal.

14 June 2024 – Initial enrolment outcome notification – Letter of Enrolment Offer or Waitlist.

1 July 2024 – Initial enrolment offer acceptances due.

What will I need to enrol?

To complete your application you’ll need the following enrolment support documents:

  • Birth Certificate (required)
  • Two documents verifying residential address (eg utility bill, rates notice, drivers licence, Centrelink, car registration) (required)
  • Immunisation History Statement (required)
  • Religious sacramental certificates – Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist, Confirmation (if applicable)
  • Passport or Australian Citizenship (if applicable)
  • Visa (if applicable)
  • Family Court Orders (if applicable)
  • Academic Report Year 1-12 (if applicable)
  • Latest NAPLAN report (if applicable)
More Information

If you require further support please directly contact St Joseph’s at admin@lochinvarsj.catholic.edu.au