ELC Enrolment

St Thomas Aquinas Preschool enables children to take their first step into Catholic education. Enrolment at Preschool is stage one of a Catholic education pathway from Preschool to Year 12. Children who will be four years of age by 30 April of the year of enrolment are eligible to enrol.

Below are the available options for Preschool for the year.  Please view the options available prior to Enrolment as this form will need to be completed and submitted to the Preschool once you have submitted your application.


You can now enrol online, through the online enrolment link:

Click here to view the enrolment application form

To complete the application form, you will need to upload the following information. Original documents will need to be presented at the time of interview.

  • Birth certificate (not commemorative) or passport.
  • Certificate of Baptism (if applicable).
  • Student’s immunisation records (applicable to all NSW schools and ACT Primary).
  • Family Law, Personal Protection Order or Other Relevant Court Orders (if applicable).
  • Any previous ELC reports (if available)
  • Visa grant notice for permanent and temporary visa-holders (if applicable) – for both student and parent(s) / legal guardian(s)
  • Any medical reports and/or other assessment reports for students with additional learning needs (if applicable).
  • Proof of residential address, such as rates notice, electricity, water or telephone bill
    The minimum age for enrolment in a Preschool is 4 years by 30 April in the year of enrolment.

Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in your school of choice. An offer for your first choice of ACT Catholic Preschool will depend on your priority enrolment area.

A non-refundable application fee applies of $55 applies.


Once the application has been submitted, you will receive an email with the completed application. Please ensure this document is signed accordingly (all relevant legal guardians and parents) and submitted to the school at the time of interview. 

Please also complete the Program Selection Form below and return to the Preschool.

Documents and Policies 

Enrolment Policy and Other Related Documents


Preschool ELC Enrolment Fee  $ 55 one off payment
Enrolment Bond - Acceptance of Place - Credited against first fee statement $100
Preschool (9:00am - 3:00pm) $ 90 per day
Preschool Plus (8:00am - 5:30pm) $130 per day

Families will be enrolling for their Preschool years as follows:

  • 48 weeks per year (includes school term and breaks)
  • 40 weeks per year (school term only)

Note: Preschools are approved childcare providers. The Child Care Benefit and Child Care Subsidy is available to assist families with fee payments, click here for Human Services. Fees compare favourably with those of local long day care centres.Fees do not include refunds claimable under the Commonwealth Government's Child Care Subsidy Scheme.