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Year 7 Enrolment Process and Timeline

Prior to the Open Night, the Principal visits Year 6 classes in local Catholic schools and provides Enrolment Packs containing the Enrolment Form and other information for each student.
The Principal also invites the Year 6 families to the Open Night.  The Open Night is also advertised in the local media and Parish and School Bulletins.

Enrolment Process

  1. Visit the ‘Enrol Now‘ page at the Catholic Education Diocese of Wagga Wagga.

Before you begin, download a copy of our ‘Enrolling at a Catholic Primary or Secondary School Overview’

This includes an overview of the process, links to online enrolment and a checklist to ensure that you have everything you need to submit your application.

For detailed support, please refer to the Help Guide, which includes step-by-step instructions and tips.

Please ensure you have scanned/photographed the following documents, as these must be uploaded in the online form:-

  • your child’s birth certificate
  • previous School Reports.
  • baptismal certificates (if you are of a Catholic background)
  • any visa/citizenship documents
  • For a complete checklist, view page 28 of the paper application form here

If you have any issues with the online enrolment process or you are unable to use the online form for any reason, please use the paper form or contact the College Office for assistance.

Please email the completed Application for Enrolment form and all supporting documentation to: mdcc-enrolments@ww.catholic.edu.au

Please Note: The capacity for split families (families where parents live at different addresses) to complete an online application is not currently available, please use the paper form linked above.

Open Night 

Mater Dei Catholic College Open Night will be held on 5 March 2024. Families are invited to see student learning in action, view the College’s excellent facilities, meet the staff and learn about the enrolment process amidst the warmth and friendliness of the College community.  It is an opportunity for prospective students and parents to experience first hand the unique learning environment at Mater Dei. Tours of the College facilities are conducted from 5:30pm with time for music and refreshments in the Peace Garden courtyard and an information session to conclude the evening.

Enrolment Offers 

In accordance with the Enrolment Policy for Diocesan Systemic Schools, Wagga Wagga, priority for enrolments will be as follows:

  1. Catholic students from Catholic feeder schools or from parishes without Catholic Primary schools.
  2. Catholic students from other schools.
  3. Non-Catholic students in agreement with the Catholic ethos from Catholic schools.
  4. Students in agreement with the Catholic ethos from non-Catholic schools.

When round 1 Application numbers exceed the number of available places, a Waiting List will be established.

  • In October, correspondence will be sent to all families who have a confirmed enrolment for 2024, containing information about the Orientation Day held on the first Friday in December and the start of the 2024 school year.

Mount Erin Boarding

Applications for Boarding at Mount Erin occur as a separate process from the Mater Dei Enrolment process.

Students from Year 7 to Year 12 have the option of Weekly Boarding at Mount Erin Boarding (MEBS), which is located on Edmondson Street.

Information is available here or by phone at 02 6932 6199.


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Enrol your child today

If you want to enrol your child into Mater Dei, then download our enrolment form.