Enrolment Information

Thank you for considering St Francis Xavier Primary School for your child’s education.

All General Enquiries:

Please fill out our General Enquiry Form  below and we will be in touch soon. Our Admissions team can set up a private Zoom meeting where we can share more about our school and you can tell us a bit about you!

Applications for Foundation 2021 are now closed. If you decide to submit an application for Foundation 2021 enrolment, it will be wait-listed.

The St. Francis Xavier Primary School Prospectus can be requested via the Enrolment Prospectus webpage:

Foundation Application Enrolment Process – for Foundation 2022

This is for families who do NOT currently have older siblings enrolled at a Catholic primary school. If you wish to enrol a younger sibling of a student already at St Francis Xavier Primary School, please contact us directly.

Step 1: Attend an Open Day ‘School Alive’ Tour or “Virtual Live Tour” – Please click here for the dates and to Book a Tour.

Step 2: Fill in an ‘Expression of Interest’ with the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Education Office.

The online Expression of Interest is the second step in the enrolment process. Please note that completing the form does not guarantee an enrolment offer. If you wish to do so, please nominate St Francis Xavier Primary School as your first preference for your child’s education.  Please fill in and submit the  City of Ballarat Catholic School Expression of Interest Form. (link to be updated Feb 2021)

Step 3: Complete and Submit St. Francis Xavier Primary School – Enrolment Form.

Once you have nominated our school as your first preference for your child’s enrolment at a City of Ballarat Catholic School, please download, complete and submit to our school your Enrolment Form. Please click here for the  St. Francis Xavier Primary School – Enrolment Form.

Step 4: Allocation of Applications

Principals of Catholic Schools in Ballarat meet to determine the allocation of placements.

Step 5: Offer of a Place

If your child’s application is successful, St Francis Xavier Primary School will forward a placement offer letter to your family.

Step 6: Accepting the Offer

Parents must accept the placement offer in writing.

Step 7: Orientation and Information Night

Your child will attend three, 1.5 hour transition days before in Term 4 before they commence. An information night for parents will be held during this period.

Enrolment at Year Levels other than Foundation

Please complete the General Enquiry Form – see below  or contact the school office on 5331 6311 for any enrolment inquiries for year levels other than Foundation. Please also download, complete and submit to our school your SFX Enrolment Form and SFX Supplementary Application Enrolment Form.