Enrolment details and fees
We welcome new pupils at St Laurence’s, and parents should do everything possible to encourage their friends to enrol their catholic children at catholic schools.
An orientation programme is held in term 4 of each year for children entering Kindergarten the following year.
For all enquires please contact the school office on 6852 1918. Children enrolling for school must turn 5 years prior to April 30th to be eligible for entry into Kindergarten.
All fees are compulsory. Accounts are sent out at the start of each term, and arrangements can be made to pay weekly, fortnightly or monthly if desired. The following options are available for fee payment: cash, cheque, direct deposit, EFTPOS and Centrepay (fortnightly deductions from Centrelink payments).
School Fees for 2014 are as follows:-
One child $317.00 per term (plus $30 workbook fee per child billed in Term 1 only)
Two children $559.00 per term
Three children $768.00 per term
Four children $828.00 per term
These are broken up into the following areas:
The tuition fee is billed each term with a discount given to the second, third and fourth child of the family attending the school. The fees are as follows:
One child $202.00 per term
Two children $384.00 per term
Three children $533.00 per term
Four children $533.00 per term
This money is incorporated in fees over four terms. This money is used to cover the issue of stationery, exercise books, photocopying, art supplies, cardboard etc.
Years K - 6 . . . . . . $120.00 - paid over four terms ($30.00 per term per child)
TRAVEL AND CULTURAL FEE
This fee is to cover all Cultural Visits and specific trips within the Forbes area by bus. (Will not cover class excursions but does cover such things as athletics day, high school visits, concert practice, eisteddfod - all whole school activities.)
Years K - 6 . . . . . . $60.00 - paid over four terms ($15.00 per term per child)
Years K - 6 . . . . . . $20.00 - paid over four terms ($5.00 per term per child)
This money is used to pay off the school buildings and for maintenance.
The levy is $220.00 per family per year. This levy will be billed quarterly at $55.00 per term.
WORK BOOK FEE
Each grade level uses set class texts
The school purchases these books for the children and bills each family an average amount. The work book fee for 2014 is $30.00 per child and is billed with the Term 1 School Fees.