St Joseph Catholic School

Starting School

Children who turn five on or before 30 April will begin school in Reception in Term 1 of that year. Children who turn five on or after 1 May will be eligible to start Reception in Term 3 of the same year.

Under normal circumstances, children who begin school in Term 1 will move into Year One at the start of the following year, while those who have commenced in Term 3 will have an additional full year in Reception the following year.

Children transferring into the school at other year levels will be admitted on a mutually agreed day.