Enrolment

St Brendan’s welcomes children of other Christian traditions and other faiths who seek a Catholic education. We strive to be welcoming, inclusive and collaborative with parents as partners in the education of their child. We make every effort to ensure a Catholic education is accessible to every family through the provision of family-friendly fee policies. 

 

FAQs

What size are your classes?

The average size of our classes is 24 students.

What are your school times?    

School begins at 8:45am and finishes at 3:15pm.

8:45 am – 9:00 am Morning Prayer, Roll and Tuning in to the Day

9:00 am – 11:00 am Learning Session 1

11:00 am – 11:30 am Morning Snack Break

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Learning Session 2

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch Break

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm Learning Session 3

Do you have Before and After School Care?

Youth Leadership Australia provide a quality after school care service at St Brendan’s each day of the school year. Before School care can be provided upon request. 

A Day Program is available on school closure days.

For more information visit: Youth Leadership Australia

How do I enrol my child/ren at your school? 

Book a personalised tour of our school with the Principal or a Leading Staff member. You will see our school in action and we will be able to answer any questions you may have.

When do students receive their sacraments?

Eligible students prepare for and receive their sacraments in the following years:

  • Sacrament of Penance / First Reconciliation – Year 3

  • Sacrament of First Eucharist / Communion – Year 4

  • Sacrament of Confirmation (bi-annually) – Year 5 or 6

What extra curricula opportunities does your school provide?

At St Brendan’s we provide a diverse range of extra curricula opportunities for all our students including:

  • Books in Homes

  • Breakfast Club

  • Choir

  • Intensive Swimming Program

  • Inter-school Sports Program

  • Keyboard

  • School Camp

  • Tennis

What opportunities are there for parent involvement?

  • Classroom Helpers

  • Excursions

  • Fun Day (fete)

  • Fundraising

  • School Board

  • Special Lunches

  • Working Bees

All our valued parent and community volunteers must have a current Working With Children Check.

What Schools are available for Secondary education?

Past students from St Brendan’s have attended:

  • St Aloysius College – Girls Years 7-12

  • Simonds Catholic College – Boys Years 7 – 12

  • Ave Maria College - Girls Years 7-12

  • Buckley Park Secondary College - Co-Educational Years 7-12

  • Brunswick Secondary College - Co-Educational Years 7-12

  • Chisholm College - Co-Educational Years 7-12

  • Genazzano - Girls Years 5 -12

  • Loreto Mandeville Hall - Girls Years 5-12

  • Mount Alexander Secondary College – Co-Educational Years 7-12

  • St Columba’s College - Girls Years 7-12

  • St Kevin’s College - Boys Years 5 – 12

  • The Academy of Immaculate Mary - Girls Years 7-12

  • University High - Co-Educational Years 7-12

  • Xavier College - Boys Years 5 – 12