Process for Enrolment
Thank you for your interest in enrolling your child at Holy Spirit College, Mackay. We understand that selecting a secondary school for your child’s education is a significant decision for families.
Holy Spirit College is a co-educational Catholic college which seeks to nurture all types of learners through Quality Curriculum and through Supportive Pastoral Care, based on the life and values of Jesus. Guided by our patron, the Holy Spirit, we strive to achieve a sense of positive community for all, laying the foundation for a successful and fulfilling future for our students.
The following information will help you with the online enrolment process. If you experience any difficulties, please call our College Office on (07) 4969 2600.
Once again, thank you for considering Holy Spirit College for your child’s education. We look forward to welcoming you into our College community!
1. Completing an enrolment application
1.1 Expression of Interest
Once you click on the link to ‘ENROL NOW’ (below) you will be asked initial questions about you and your child.
Essential documentation to be submitted with your Expression of Interest
- Latest school report card
- Birth Certificate
- Sacramental Certificates (eg. Baptismal Certificate)
- Documents relating to special needs (any reports, action plans or assessments)
- Court orders, parenting plans or access restrictions (if applicable)
After submitting this information, you will receive an email acknowledging that your ‘Expression of Interest’ has been received by the College.
1.2 Application Completion
When enrolment processing opens for the relevant year in which your child has registered, a second email entitled ‘Application Completion’ will be sent to you. At this point, you will be asked to review the information you have provided and add additional information such as Medical Information, Emergency Contacts/Care Arrangements and Consents.
An Enrolment Application Fee of $100 (non-refundable) is payable at this time. Due to the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, families may wish to discuss their financial situation with our College Business Manager. Please email and provide brief details and a telephone number for us to contact you. If the College is unable to offer a place for your child, this fee will be refunded.
PLEASE NOTE: To ensure your child’s enrolment can progress to the Enrolment Interview, please make sure you have completed all sections of the online enrolment process and that all necessary documentation is included. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact our Enrolments Officer at the College via email or phone (07) 4969 2600.
2. Enrolment Interviews
All students applying for enrolment will be required to attend an Enrolment Interview. These will take place at the College and at least one parent/guardian will be required to attend the interview with the student. The College will contact you regarding the date and time of your interview. If the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic impacts this process, alternative arrangements will be made and communicated to you.
3. Offer of Enrolment
The College will contact parents/guardians, via email, indicating the outcome of your Enrolment Application. Parents/guardians will need to confirm, via return email, acceptance or non-acceptance of the offer.
An Orientation Day will be conducted in the last week of Term 4 prior to the student commencing at Holy Spirit College the following year. All students who have been offered enrolment, will be invited to attend this day.
Join us on a Virtual Tour of our College as you start your journey into lifelong learning. You will see our amazing facilities (go to 7 min 48 sec) as well as the many different facets of our College Community. We provide a contemporary education supported by Catholic values. Our passionate and professional staff, will guide your student through secondary schooling as we strive for academic excellence and prepare students for university, vocational opportunities, employment and to become positive contributing members of society. Your student can experience a plethora of opportunities including sporting, cultural and service activities.
In One Spirit… we welcome, we nurture, we excel