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Applications for Enrolment into Year 7 at St Leo’s Catholic College should be submitted by the 1st May for children currently in Years 5 & 6 . The College Prospectus may be obtained from the College Reception or at the Open Day held in March each year. You can download a pdf of the College prospectus here.
Applications for other years are dependent on vacancies and may be made at any time. Please read our Standard Collection Notice which addresses Privacy Act issues and the Diocese of Broken Bay Enrolment Policy for Systemic Schools contained within the Enrolment Pack 2017. Also, please use the Document checklist and payment slip to confirm you have included all required documentation.
Mr Anthony Gleeson, Principal
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How many students attend the College?
Where is St Leo’s Catholic College located?
On the Upper North Shore. A short walk from Waitara Station.
How do I apply?
Click to download an Enrolment Pack 2017.
Please include copies of most recent school report and NAPLAN.
Please download the document checklist to ensure the expediency of your application.
A $100 non-refundable application fee applies.
When should I apply for Year 7?
Applications should be submitted when your child is in Years 5 or 6. Existing families should apply 2 years prior to commencement, as siblings cannot be guaranteed a place.
What are the School Fees?
See the School Fees 2018. There are discounts for second and subsequent children.
How much is the uniform?
The school uniform is available from Cowan and Lewis, 1315 Pacific Highway, Turramurra
Ph: 9449 9777
How would my child travel to school?
There are a number of methods depending on the starting point.
Bus direct to school. Train travel to Waitara station then a short walk down Yardley Avenue. Free travel is available to students who live more than 2.6km distance from the School. Application forms available on request.
Is there a waiting list?
Applications for Year 7 often exceed places available. As outlined in the Diocesan Enrolment Policy, priority is given to practicing Catholic families. Positions are offered as vacancies occur.
What subjects are studied?
A wide choice of subjects is available including traditional core academic subjects, the full range of subjects in the Humanities as well as a range of subjects in Creative and Performing Arts, Technology and Applied Studies, PDHPE, Languages and Vocational courses. Please visit Our Curriculum.
What sports are available at St Leo’s?
Representative and school-based sport in the following areas: rugby league, rugby union, football, basketball, netball, tennis, cricket, volleyball, swimming, softball, athletics, touch football, aerobics, water polo, cross country, surfing, surf lifesaving, biathlon and golf. Please visit our Sports Programme.
A wide co-curricular program includes opportunities for sporting representation and performing arts representation, debating, public speaking, music tuition, bands, musical soirees, drama productions, Outdoor Education Program, Retreat Program and the Duke of Ed program. Please visit Beyond the Classroom.
Do you have a band?
A wide range of bands. Please visit Creative and Performing Arts.
Do you take Overseas Students?
Unfortunately we are unable to accept Overseas Students.
What about TAFE options for senior students?
Please refer to the VET section in The Pride Newsletter.
Does St Leo’s offer a program to support Gifted students?
Gifted students are well catered for through a differentiated curriculum and access to external competitions such as the Da Vinci Decathlon.
Does the College cater for students with special needs?
The staff of the College have a strong focus on knowing each student’s academic strengths, weaknesses and interests. Through this focus and differentiated instruction, the special needs of all students are addressed. St Leo’s is a school community that caters for a wide range of students with individual special needs. We have a completely inclusive school program with integrated support for individual students’ needs.
For further information contact the Leader of Learning Support and visit Learning Support.