Has the fee structure been determined for 2021?
The 2020 fee for Year 7 is $5650 excluding Iona College Charter Bus service which is an additional $350. This fee is inclusive of all costs including camps, excursions and IT device provision. We are committed to ensuring that we keep future fee increases as low as possible for 2021. Fee discounts are offered for the enrolment of siblings. For those families who require their individual financial circumstances to be considered for fee reduction, please make contact with the College Business Manager, Tom Harriott (firstname.lastname@example.org).
When do enrolments for 2021 open and close?
Enrolments for Year 7 (2021) open at the start of the 2020 school year (February 2) and close on Friday May 22. Enrolments for Year levels beyond 2021 will open in the January of the preceding year of entrance.
Will my daughter/son be able to travel by bus to Iona College?
Yes. In 2020 Iona College has three charter buses in operation. The current bus routes can be found at https://iona.vic.edu.au/school-information-2020/ under Bus Travel & Routes. Each of Iona Charter buses connects to either a Country or Town bus service. As enrolments at Iona College increase, the provision of bus services will also increase.
Do I have to be Catholic to attend Iona College?
Iona will be open to all families who respect and support the Catholic mission and traditions of the college, including non-Catholic families. Our enrolment criteria can be found on the College website https://iona.vic.edu.au/enrolment-2021/and this determines the order of enrolment priority.
How many students are being enrolled at the College in 2021?
The College is expecting to enrol around 150 students in Year 7 in 2021 however this may vary depending on demand.
Will my daughter/son have the opportunity to participate in sports, camps and excursions?
Absolutely! All of these experiences will a student a holistic education experience and as such Iona College is committed to facilitating these things. The Year 7 camp (2021) is already booked for April and we look forward to being part of the Geelong Independent Schools Sporting Association (GISSA).
Will the AFL standard sports oval and associated facilities be available in 2020 for my daughter/son?
Work on the establishment of our AFL accredited oval is due to commence at the start of May (2020) and will be complete for use at the commencement of the 2021 school year. We also expect to commence work on our specialist (Art, Technology, STEM, Science and Media) facility in October along with the College Gymnasium and Food Technology Centre. These facilities will be ready for use at the start of the 2022 school year and involve a further 25-million-dollar investment in ensuring our students have the most wonderful educational resources. These financial commitment for these projects has been approved and works are expected to commence as scheduled.
Will the College be holding an Open Day in 2020?
Unfortunately, due to Covid19 restrictions our College information sessions have been cancelled for the foreseeable future. We are establishing a “Virtual Tour” of the College facilities and will publish this as soon as possible.