Saint Ignatius College Geelong

Enrolment

Enrolment Information

Year 7 in 2019

Enrolments for new Year 7 students in 2019 have now closed.

Please see the ‘How to Enrol’ section for details.

Acceptance letters will be processed in late June.

Please Note: Enrolments for Year 7 in 2018 are now closed.

Enrolments for Year 7 in 2019 open in early 2018 and no early enrolment application will be considered.


Application for Years 8 - 12

Enrolments for entry at these year levels can be made at any time. Occasionally, vacancies become available at Saint Ignatius College throughout the year and may occur at any year level. Such vacancies are filled from our waiting list. Parents looking to enrol students need to complete the Application for Enrolment and supply all supporting documentation (see the ‘How to Enrol’ section for details) to be considered.

Saint Ignatius College Enrolment Policy PDF


  • Fees

    College Fees and Charges Information


    The Fees for 2018 are:

    Year 7 $4500 Year 10 $4900
    Year 8 $4900 Year 11 $4900
    Year 9 $4900 Year 12 $4900

    These items are included in the fees:

    • Subject levies used to provide resources to operate each Domain area

    • Year level camps/retreats/special activity days

    • Excursions and seminar days

    • Student Planner

    • “The Magis” Annual school magazine

    • Information Computer Technology resources in all Domain areas

    • Building and maintenance levy to assist continued improvements to college buildings and grounds

    • Mosaic (awards) night entry

    • Schoolcare Student Accident Insurance – during school activities only

    These items are in an addition to the fees:

    Digital Technology 

    The major component of this program is a laptop computer. Students at Year 7 and Year 10 are expected to purchase a MacBook Air from the College.
    For further information please refer to the Digital Technology Policy Booklet.

    The cost of the laptop for 2018 will be $1500.00

    A separate invoice for payment in full will be emailed in early January.

    In addition an Incident Protection levy of $100 per student will be shown separately.

    Senior School Courses

    These Senior School courses attract an additional levy due to their practical nature:

    • Vocational Education & Training (VET) subject levies will be charged separately. Students enrolled in a VET course will be advised in writing of the VET Levy applicable

    • Outdoor & Environmental Studies (VCE Unit) levy, $400 per student.

    • Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Levy $350 per student.

    These fees are payable by the end of Term One for students to remain enrolled.

    Other Examples:

    • School Production

    • Yr 12 Valedictory Dinner

    • Study Tours 

    • World Challenge

    • Leadership Camps

    • East Timor Leste Immersions

    and any other extra curricular activities that may arise.

    Family Discounts

    Discounts are given when two or more students from the same family are attending Saint Ignatius College.
    Two students 10%
    Three or more students 20%

    A discount of $100 per family is also given to those families with children attending a Catholic Primary School.

    Student Withdrawal

    At least one term’s notice must be given in writing to the Registrar by the parent/guardian if the student is to be withdrawn. In this instance, one full term’s fees will be retained and the balance of fees refunded (if fees are paid in advance).

    Saint Ignatius College Geelong Building Fund

    The fund assists with financing the construction or maintenance of the College buildings. It is a voluntary donation which can be claimed as a tax deduction. The amount of $300 per family per year is the usual contribution that families give to assist us in keeping our facilities in the excellent condition that they are.

    Other Information

    Youth Allowance

    Students 16 years of age may be eligible for Youth Allowance payments. Application forms are to be obtained directly from Centrelink.

    Goods and Services Tax

    School fees and levies are in general exempt from GST.

    Fee Payments

    Fee Payment forms will be sent out to each family before the end of the school year offering a variety of fee payment options. Please contact the Finance Officer should you wish to discuss any of these.



  • Scholarships

    Scholarships

    Academic Scholarship Applications:

    Year 7 new enrolments 2019 Academic Scholarship Applications are now closed.

    These scholarships are awarded on the basis of performance on the scholarship examination.

    The scholarship entitles the successful applicants to a reduction of $1,200 off the total school fees for a period of two years.

    The scholarship will be reviewed at the end of the second year based on academic and school performance.
    Parents are reminded that, if your child is sitting the Scholarship examination, you must have completed the enrolment process for students to be eligible.

    Scholarship applications are not processed through the College.

    Academic Scholarship Examinations:

    The ACER Scholarship Test we will use is produced and marked by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). Scholarship level - LEVEL 1 is Year 7.

    The ACER Scholarship Test examination is usually held in March.

    Results

    Parents will be informed via mail as to whether their daughter/son has either been awarded or not awarded a scholarship. It is anticipated that letters will be mailed around mid June 2018.

    If after registering, your child is unable to attend the ACER Scholarship Test, please inform our office on 5251 1136 as soon as possible. The ACER Scholarship Test is quite costly to the College and we would need to inform ACER immediately so we are not charged for your child.

    Please note once you have registered, this will be the only correspondence prior to the exam.

  • Bus Information

    Bus Information

    Bus Travel To Saint Ignatius College Geelong is Easy

    Currently we have students travelling to SICG from the following areas:

    Geelong Country

    Bannockburn, Jan Juc, Lara, Teesdale and Torquay.

    Geelong

    Bell Park, Bell Post Hill, Belmont, Breakwater, Corio, Geelong, Geelong East, Geelong West, Geelong North, Grovedale, Hamlyn Heights, Highton, Leopold, Lovely Banks, Manifold Heights, Marshall, Newcomb, Newton, Norlane, North Shore, Rippleside, St Albans Park, Thomson, Waurn Ponds and Whittington.

    Bellarine & Coastal

    Barwon Heads, Bellarine, Clifton Springs, Curlewis, Drysdale, Indented Head, Mannerim, Marcus Hill, Ocean Grove, Point Lonsdale, Portarlington, Queenscliff, St Leonards, Swan Bay and Wallington.

    The College has set up a bus system to accommodate students from a wide area. Students travel to school by Public, Charter or Contract Bus depending on their residential address.

    Students arrive at our college on time ready to tackle the day.

    Students travel direct to and from the College not having to stop in Geelong to wait for their bus.

    Bus Travel Coordination PDF


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