Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to commonly asked questions can be found below. If the answer to your question is not provided, please use the further information form at the bottom of the page and your query will be answered.

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    What does your school offer our child?

    St Augustine's is a Catholic primary school from Prep to Year Seven. The school's co-educational population is approximately 490 students.

    Our school, is arranged in four learning stages, in line with QSA models. There are five classes in each learning stage, each of which incorporate a co-operative teaching philosophy providing specialist attention to individual learning needs, enriching student learning opportunities and preparing student for the transition into secondary schooling. We employ PE specialists, a Music specialist, a Visual Arts teacher and an Information Technology Specialist. The cost of these specialists is met through school fees.


    What are the school fees?

    Please visit the school & enrolment fees page for the latest fee information.


    What is the procedure for enrolling my child?

    We will mail the enrolment form and the parent handbook to you. Alternatively you can download the enrolment form from this website (see enrolment information). The Parent Handbook is also available from this web. Please complete the enrolment form and return to the school with the following documentation (Birth certificate / baptism certificate / latest school report (if applicable) Please also include any other necessary documentation (medical reports / court orders etc). Upon receipt of the enrolment form we will contact you to arrange an interview with the principal.


    Does the school charge an enrolment fee / enrolment deposit?

    Yes. There is a pre-enrolment fee of $65 per family paid at the time of application.

    Once accepted, we ask families to pay a holding deposit of approximately $200 which is credited against the first term school fees.


    Can non-Catholic children enrol?

    The school follows an enrolment criteria which is available to read on this web site in the enrolment section. Siblings of children already enrolled have first enrolment priority followed by Catholic children within the parish; then by Catholic children outside the parish and finally non Catholic children. The principal, in consultation with the Parish Priest makes the final decision regarding all matters of enrolment.


    Is your school a private / independent school?

    St Augustine's is a Catholic primary school and is one of approximately 135 schools managed by the Archdiocese of Brisbane.


    What are your class sizes?

    Coming Soon.


    Are the children taught another language other than English?


    Does your school teach art and music?

    Yes. We have a part-time art and music teacher (Art is held for years 4-7 in our purpose built art room).


    Do you have before and after school care?

    Our OSHC (Outside School Hours Care) runs separately to the school, though its location and philosophy are linked to the school.

    Morning care is available from 7:00 am


    Do you take overseas students?

    No. Our school is not registered with the Commonwealth to enrol overseas students.


    Do you have a support teacher?

    Yes. The school has two Support Teachers - Inclusive Education who manage programs to support children with high level needs.


    Does your school offer any extra curricula activities?

    Yes. Piano Lessons / Speech & Drama / School Band / Chess Classes / Art Classes / Violin Lessons


    How much religion is taught within the curriculum?

    Religion is taught both as a Key Learning Area and as an integral component of all school activities. The direct teaching component is in the order of 30 minutes per day.


    Further Information Required

    Please Contact the School During Business Hours