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The Parish Primary Schools Enrolment Policy is consistent with the Catholic Education Office Melbourne (CEOM) Policy 2.4 Enrolment for Schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne.


Our Parish Catholic school is open and welcoming to all students.

As the first educators of their children parents are encouraged to enter into partnership with our Parish schools to promote and support their child’s education.  This partnership requires a shared responsibility between family and teachers. We strive for excellence in student learning, their wellbeing and spiritual growth.

As a Catholic primary school we offer a broad comprehensive curriculum with an authentic Catholic understanding of Christ and his teaching, as well as a lived appreciation of membership of the Catholic Church.

Our Catholic schools are an integral part of the mission of the church.  We ensure an authentic Catholic identity and the Policy is reflective of the guidelines approved by the Archbishop of Melbourne.

Enrolment Policy

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, in the Christ the Light Parish exists to enable the Catholic Church to carry out its responsibility to provide for the baptised Catholic child, a formation in faith.

Documentation Required

Parents are required to complete the Application for enrolment form before enrolment into a school can be considered.

The following documentation is required for enrolment:

  • Birth certificate
  • Baptism certificate (if applicable)
  • Immunisation certificate
  • Relevant Visa and Passport (if applicable)

Enrolment Process and Procedures

CEOM Policy 2.4 will guide all decisions that relate to Enrolment process and procedures.

Enrolment applications forms can be downloaded here.

Please return the enrolment form via email ( or send to:

Enrolment Officer
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School
44 Mernda Village Drive
Mernda VIC 3754

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