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PARENT HUB COVID-19 and Fee Relief Information

The Community of Catholic Schools, Diocese of Broken Bay have created an excellent resource for parents and families called The Parent Hub.

The Parent Hub contains information for parents about Home Based Learning, Wellbeing at Home and FAQS. This resource also includes a directory of helpful services that might assist families.

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Terms & Conditions Relating to the Payment of Fees

  • The Education Fee is inclusive and covers the cost of delivering an education to your child such items as curriculum resources, incursions, excursions, reflection day, publications, sports levies and general sports expenses, cleaning of the College and associated grounds maintenance, security and other College needs. It supplements the income received from the Commonwealth and State Governments.
  • Fees are billed on an annual basis and represent the annual financial obligation. Fees are due and payable by the date stated. Non-payment of school fees can result in an enrolment being suspended. The due dates for payment will be clearly identified on the invoice at the beginning of the school year.
  • Sibling discounts are not automatic and must be applied for by completing, signing and submitting the Family Registration form available from the Accounts Department at the College.
  • Fees are payable by cash, cheque, BPay, EFTPOS, credit card (Visa & MasterCard only) or via the Qkr app www.matermaria.nsw.edu.au/qkr. Note: Qkr is the preferred payment method for all credit/debit card payments.
  • Families standard payment terms are monthly however we always accept weekly, fortnightly and yearly payments in advance of the due dates.
  • If more than one account is to be issued per family, written approval of all parties involved must be obtained – please contact the Accounts Department at email. Note: Both parents/caregivers are responsible for payment of the fees unless the official application has been received by the Accounts Department.
  • In the case of genuine financial hardship, families should apply to the Principal, through the Business Manager, for consideration. In the first instance, please contact the Business Manager.

Supplementary Fee
Where a particular year group is charged for a compulsory activity that will enhance the educational experience of your child. This may include items such as an overnight camp or retreat, or where there are specific costs related to particular subject choices in secondary colleges.

Eligibility for Sibling Discount

Sibling discounts will apply on the Education fee only. Discounts are available for siblings attending diocesan systemic schools within this diocese on the following scale:

Second child 20% discount
Third child 50% discount
Fourth child 100% discount

Sibling discounts are applicable across systemic secondary and primary schools within the Diocese of Broken Bay. Sibling discounts are only available on application and the form can be accessed via the Family Registration form. Students attending systemic schools in the Archdiocese of Sydney, Diocese of Parramatta and the Diocese of Wollongong may also be eligible for sibling discounts on tuition fees.