A ‘Preference’ certificate is issued and signed by a Catholic Priest and must accompany applications for ‘Preference’ status.
As an integrated Catholic boys high school, the Ministry allow limited places (5%) for non-Catholic students (non-preference students). Non-preference applicants will only be enrolled if places remain after all preference applicants have been enrolled. Please read the enrolment scheme information and the criteria for ‘Preference’ status (i.e. Catholic).
2020 enrolments are closed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org regarding late enrolments
2021 and future year enrolments are welcome at any stage
Please ensure you attach your Preference Certificate and a copy of your son’s birth certificate to your son’s enrolment form
All uniform is purchased through the school. Please contact Ngaire Lester email@example.com with enquiries.
2020 Uniform information:
Pre-ordered uniforms will be available for pick-up on the following dates:
Surnames A-H: Wednesday 15 January from 9.30 am – 11.30 am & 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm Surnames I-R: Thursday 16 January from 9.30 am – 11.30 am & 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm Surnames S-Z: Monday 20 January from 9.30 am – 11.30 am & 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm
If you are unable to come on your allocated day, please don’t call or email, just pick another day; although it is really appreciated if you come on your allocated day.
All uniform must be paid for before it can be picked up.
Exchange of Uniform Days
Tuesday 21 January 9.30 am – 11.00 am
Wednesday 22 January 9.30 am – 11.00 am
PLEASE NOTE: The uniform room will be open on Thursday 23 January, Friday 24 January and Monday 27 January for last minute purchases before the school year starts. Usual uniform hours will commence Monday 3 February. These are:
Please refer to our BYOD page regarding devices to make sure you purchase one that is suitable for your child’s learning. What is important is that you do not purchase an iPad/tablet or Chromebook.A Windows 10 operating system is recommended. Office 365 is provided so please don’t buy this.
With the range of activities and classes we offer it is advised that you purchase the following for next year. Some classes will have separate needs if your son chooses those as options.
To support device use
-Earphones (for online reading/math support programmes)
-USB memory stick
General stationery for Connected classes:
Pencil case – Named scissors, glue stick, felt pens, black pen, red pen, pencil, eraser, pencil sharpener, ruler, protractor, highlighter
1x A4 lined refill pad
3 x 1B5 exercise book (STEM, Kinesiology, Humanities)
1 x1E5 (Math/STEM)
1 x 1B5 Elite Sport
Years 7 – 13 – $839.50 incl Gst per student
Diocesan Catholic Education Contribution
$60 per student
School Resources and Infrastructure Contribution
$700 per student
School Building Contribution (St Thomas of Canterbury College Foundation)
$300 per student
(All Contributions are classed as donations, do not attract GST, and are tax deductible and can be claimed at the end of the financial year)
Some subjects attract a fee for materials used and retained by the student.
Are a legally binding charge on all parents and caregivers who have enrolled their children at a Catholic school. This is payable unless, in special circumstances, the charge has been waived by the Proprietor of the school for issues associated with a family. Attendance Dues are used to provide for capital works and the repayment of loans. Attendance Dues are determined by the Proprietors and approved by the Minister of Education.
The School Resources Contribution
Provides funds for areas such as
Support for the development of IT infrastructure, hardware and software
Additional support to the sports and arts coordinator salaries
Extra curricular sports, arts and cultural equipment
Printing and publications
Photocopying additional to the curriculum
Arrangements for payment in instalments or by automatic payment may be made.
St Thomas' office will be open from Wednesday 22 January 2020