Enrolment Procedure & Policy

Step 1

Please complete and submit your application form online. The application will take approximately 10 – 15 minutes. You are able to save an incomplete form and return later.

You should also review the Scotch College Privacy Policy (available here) that outlines how Scotch College uses and manages personal information.

Step 2

Applications are required for every year level however, our current key intake years are as follows:

  • 3 and 4 Year-Old Programs in the ELC
  • Prep and Reception
  • Years 5, 7, 8 & 10.

For entry into the College an interview is required by the Head of School and/or Principal of the College.

Scotch College is a co-educational school and as such we endeavour to seek a balance of boys and girls in our enrolment.  Priority may be given to assist in managing the gender balance.

Priority of admission to the ELC is based on priority of access guidelines, including the date of application.

Priority of admission to the College, Reception to Year 12, as outlined in our Enrolment Policy is given:

  • To siblings of current students
  • To children of Old Collegians
  • To children of permanent staff members
  • By date of application

As per the Scotch College Enrolment Policy, all applications will be processed and assigned to a wait-list. Upon receipt of your application, you will receive confirmation of your wait list status.

An application is a prerequisite to admission but not a guarantee of enrolment.

A non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of $150 per student is payable.


Step 3

Offers for ELC Placement

Families will be advised by email of an ‘offer of placement’ 6 months prior to the commencement date.

For entry to the ELC, children are required to be fully immunised and records must be provided to our Early Learning Centre before an enrolment can be confirmed.

Scotch College is an Authorised Provider of Long Day Care.  The ELC operates during school term dates only, however a school holiday program is available for an additional fee.

Families may be eligible for the Child Care Benefit.  For more information visit www.mychild.gov.au.

Formal Offers for Reception to Year 12 Placements

Families will be advised by email of an ‘offer of placement’ in the March two years prior to the commencement date.


Step 4

Confirmation of Place

Once an offer is received, families should confirm their acceptance in writing using the forms provided and pay a non-refundable and non-transferable Enrolment Agreement Fee of $3100.

The Enrolment Agreement Fee consists of:

  • a $2,000 Enrolment Holding Fee (this is redeemable against the first term’s school fees)
  • a $500 Old Collegian Lifetime Membership Fee (compulsory)
  • a $600 Enrolment Administration Fee (compulsory)

It is important that you advise the Admissions Office of any changes to your contact details so that we have up-to-date information.

Policies & Guidelines

Director of Admissions
Carrie Cousar


08 8274 4209