Primary School Enrolment

Call Belinda Pulford 6292 1222 for all Primary School (Kindergarten to Year 6) enrolment enquiries.

Holy Family accepts enrolment applications primarily from Gowrie, Fadden, Macarthur, Gilmore and Chisholm residents and siblings of current students. If you reside outside of these suburbs please contact the front office to discuss options.

Orientation Day for 2023 New Students

Kinder Orientation Day- Wednesday 9 November 9.30 am-11.00 am

Years 1-6 Orientation Day- Monday 14 November 9.30 am-11.00 am

2024 ACT Enrolment Period- May 2023

Parents enrolling their children in a Catholic school in the ACT for 2024 are asked to complete an official enrolment form before 26 May 2023. Applications received after the due date can only be considered if vacancies still exist.

Click here to view the 2023 enrolment information booklet


Open days will be held in May 2023, with dates to be confirmed in April. During this time we invite you and your child to tour Holy Family Primary School. Please come to Reception on your arrival, no booking is required.


online enrolment application form

Step 1 – Complete an online application form and ensure all details are correct

 To complete the form, all families must provide the following:

  • Student identification – birth certificate (not commemorative) or passport
  • Proof of residential address, such as rates notice, electricity, water or telephone bill
  • School Report from the previous school (not applicable for Kindergarten)
  • A non-refundable application fee of $50 applies to ACT Primary Schools 

And if applicable to your child or family, please also provide the following:

  • For students born outside Australia - Visa grant notice for permanent and temporary visa-holders – for both student and parent(s) / legal guardian(s)
  • For Catholic Families – Certificate of Baptism
  • For students with additional learning needs - any medical reports and/or other assessment reports
  • Family Law, Personal Protection Order or Other Relevant Court Orders (if applicable)

Step 2 – A meeting with the school Principal, Kate Markcrow, may be required and we will contact you if this is the case.

Step 3 – You will receive an email from us on  Friday 24 June notifying you of the outcome of your application.

Step 4 – If your application has been successful, we ask that you accept the position by completing the online Parent Commitment Agreement by Friday 22 July.

Step 5 - We will contact you regarding the induction process.

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


As with all ACT schools, children are generally enrolled in Kindergarten 2023 if they turn 5 before 30 April 2023. Some parents choose to keep their children at home for an extra year if they were born close to the cut-off date and are perhaps not quite ready for full-time schooling.

SCHOOL TERM DATES (dates subject to change)


Term Begins

Term Ends

Term 1

31 January

6 April

Term 2

24 April

30 June

Term 3

17 July

22 September

Term 4

9 October

15 December


Please contact Tessa Ferguson at the school office for any fee-related queries. 

Holy Family Primary School Fees


Enrolment Policy and Other Related Documents