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Mount Alvernia College

Educating young women in the Franciscan tradition

Enrolment Steps

Mount Alvernia College

Entry into Mount Alvernia College is from Year 7.  We are currently accepting applications for enrolment for Year 7 in 2022.  Please follow our six-step process to ensure your application is successful.

Step 1 – Making an application

Mount Alvernia College accepts application for enrolment for entry into Year 7 from when girls are in Year 3 at primary school (see Guide to Year Level Enrolment below).

We suggest you download the forms in our enrolment pack below and peruse it in the first instance, or we can post this to you upon request.

Download our College Prospectus


Download our Application for Enrolment Form


Download our Enrolment Information Booklet


Download our Enrolment Privacy Statement


Download our Fee Schedule


Download our Guide to Year Entry Level


Download our Enrolment Policy


Fill out the application form and return to:

Enrolments at Mount Alvernia College
82 Cremorne Road
Telephone: (07) 3632 8508
Facsimile: (07) 3857 2231

Application fee

A non-refundable application fee of $250 is payable, on lodgement of an Enrolment for Application Form, to cover administration costs.

Closing date for applications

Closing date for applications is 8 February of the year your daughter is in Year 4.

The application should also be accompanied by copies of the following documents as outlined in the application form:

  • Birth Certificate
  • A copy of the most recent school report
  • NAPLAN results
  • Baptismal, Confirmation & Eucharist certificates (if Catholic) or a letter from pastor or religious leader (if non-Catholic)
  • Specialist reports, education plans, and school learning support assessments
  • Visa documentation (if your daughter was not born in Australia)
  • Any relevant court orders

Enrolments will not be processed unless this documentation is complete. A receipt of your application for enrolment will be acknowledged in writing.

Step 2 – Interview

All offers of places in the College will be made subject to consideration of the information contained in the application for enrolment form and an interview with a member of the College leadership team.

Interviews will take place in Term 1 of your daughter’s Year 4.

Parents will be contacted in writing to arrange a suitable interview time.

Step 3 – Offers of placement

Offers of placement will be made in writing early in Term 1 of your daughter’s Year 4, with the acceptance date being 1 April.

On confirmation of enrolment, a holding deposit of $750 is payable to the College. This deposit will not be refunded if you subsequently cancel the enrolment of your daughter prior to her commencement at the College.

The holding deposit will be retained by the College and will be refunded when all fees and charges have been paid upon the completion of Year 12 or earlier if the student leaves the College.

Step 4 – Parent information evening

A specific parent information evening is held in Term 4 of your daughter’s Year 6 prior to their commencement year. On the evening, parents will receive a package with all the information required to start school, including uniforms and the procedures for student orientation day and the new school year.

Step 5 – Student Orientation Day

We hold two student orientation days in Term 4 of your daughter’s Year 6.

The first day is an opportunity for your daughter, with a small group of peers, to experience a college day as a potential Year 7 student. This day is not compulsory, but recommended.

Our second day provides a time for your daughter to be introduced to her Year 12 ‘Big Sister’, to experience a day as a Year 7 student at Mount Alvernia College and meet Home Room teachers, as well as become familiar with the layout and facilities of the College.

Step 6 – Waiting list

Applications for enrolment lodged after the application close date will be placed on our waiting list in order of date of receipt, regardless of enrolment category.

Applicants on the waiting list are interviewed as places become available. In the event that this occurs parents will be contacted in writing to arrange a suitable interview time.

Applications for other entry points.

Applications for enrolment can be lodged at any time for entry to other than Year 7.

Enrolment is subject to an interview with the Principal and places being available.

A non-refundable application fee of $250 is payable, on lodgement of an enrolment for application form, to cover administration costs.

The application should also be accompanied by copies of the documents as outlined in the application for enrolment form.


Get a copy of our enrolment pack

For more information and a copy of our enrolment information pack please Contact us.

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