Catholic Education South Australia

Enrolment Information

We wish to advise families that the enrolment application period for our Year 7 2023 intake has now closed. Future applications received for Year 7 2023 will be placed on a waiting list. Enrolments for other year levels will be subject to vacancies.

We are currently accepting enrolments for Year 7 2024 and early applications are advised to avoid disappointment.

Students currently attending a Southern Catholic Primary School will be given first preference in enrolment offers, but are also encouraged to apply early.

For any questions relating to enrolling your child at Cardijn, please contact the College on 8392 9449.

Enrolment Information

If you are interested in enrolling your child at Cardijn College, visit the Request a Prospectus page, fill in your details to receive a prospectus via email or post.

Applications should be lodged by 30 November, the year your child is in Year 5 for entry into Year 7.

For further information please contact our Registrar, Mrs Michelle Gaffney.
Phone: (08) 8392 9449 | Email:

The enrolment process
Your application must include:

  • a copy of the child’s birth certificate/passport 
  • a completed copy of our enrolment form
  • a reference from your Parish Priest (not required if your child currently attends a Catholic School)
  • if you are unable to provide a religious reference, then a reference from your current Principal or classroom teacher is essential
  • copy of the latest school report
  • a certificate of any sacraments received
  • a $50 application fee
  • reports in relation to special needs (if applicable)
  • copy of Custody Order (if applicable)

After receipt of your application, an interview will be arranged with the Principal or his delegate at an appropriate time.

At the interview, copies of the most recent school reports should be made available.

How many students do we accept?
Year 7 (first year of secondary school in Catholic Education SA): approximately 250 new students are accepted at this year level. Early application is advised.

Years 8 -12: Enrolments are accepted if there are vacancies at the time of application to these year levels.

Enrolment Priority Guidelines