The selection process is governed by the following criteria, in order of priority:
- Catholic students from Catholic primary schools
- Catholic students from non-Catholic primary schools
- Students from other Christian denominations including Orthodox
- Students from primary schools local to Iona College (Grovedale, Marshall, Charlemont, Armstrong Creek, Mt Duneed, Torquay)
Students enrolling as Catholics will require documentary evidence which includes a certificate of baptism, certificate of communion, and certificate of confirmation.
The information presented below summarises and explains the sequence of activities during the enrolment year and gives approximate dates/deadlines for each of the enrolment events.
Tour of the SchoolOur Principal Damian McKew will be hosting a number of information sessions and tours of the school throughout Term 1, 2020. Tour dates and times will be advertised shortly.
|Term 1 2020|
Application for EnrolmentFamilies must complete and submit the online Enrolment Form. Enrolment Applications close 8 May 2020 for Year 7, 2021 Enrolments.
|Submissions are accepted from first day of the 2020 school year.|
Assessment of ApplicantsFamilies with multiple applications (at Iona and/or Sacred Heart and/or St Ignatius and/or Clonard and/or St Joseph’s) who are likely to receive an offer are contacted and asked to indicate their first preference.
|Late May to early June|
First Round OffersFamilies are notified by email of either successful application or unsuccessful application.
Acceptance (or decline) of OffersAccepting families must submit an Enrolment Form and pay an Establishment Fee of $250 by the date specified. Unsuccessful families are asked to reply to the unsuccessful letter by the specified date if they would like to remain on the waiting list.
|End Term 2|
Waiting List ComposedThe waiting list is composed of families whose application was not initially successful and who indicate a desire to be placed on the waiting list.
|Early Term 3|
Second Round OffersVacancies created by families declining enrolment or for any other reason, are filled from the waiting list. Emails will be accompanied by an Enrolment Form and families will be asked to submit completed form and Enrolment Establishment Fee (see "Acceptance (or Decline) of Offers", above) by a nominated date to confirm their enrolment. (Note: the waiting list may be retained after the start of the next school year, if appropriate.)
|From Term 3 until the end of the school|