Policies & Documents
Thank you for taking an interest in St Bede’s as a place of excellence in education. The choice of school for your child is an important step for your family. The decision you make impacts on the development of your child as a whole person, physically, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually. Please take the time to read the enclosed information. There may be questions or concerns you have that could be simply answered by contacting our Front Office. Applications are available from the Front Office.
Here is a checklist of what is required for enrolment:
- Completed Enrolment Application
- Enrolment Application signed by BOTH parents (if applicable)
- Copy of Birth Certificate
- Copy of Baptism Certificate (if applicable)
- Copy of Immunisation Records
Please understand that an application will NOT BE PROCESSED without this documentation.
If possible we would also appreciate:
- Copy of current School Report
- Copy of reports related to Special Needs, Learning Difficulties or relevant Medical Conditions
Tuition Fees are set by the Archdiocesan Catholic Education Commission. It is used to supplement Government per capita grants to pay staff salaries.
School Levies are set by the School Board to cover administrative, educational and cleaning costs.
Canberra Catholic Schools Building Fund Levy are payable by families for the ongoing maintenance and provision of educational services to Catholic families in Canberra. This donation is fully tax deductible.
School excursions, camps and performances, where possible, are billed in advance for the term. Larger costs, such as camps, are divided between the four terms so as not to place undue pressure on families.
The School Board and Catholic Education Commission are responsible for setting the school fees each year. Every attempt is made by these parties to minimise the fees. Accounts are sent out in the second week of each term and are due for payment by Week Six.
Policies & Guidelines
At St Bede’s we believe it is important that our teaching and learning reflects the needs of students in today’s current climate. Integration of technology must be meaningful and balanced. We believe that all students can learn, and do so in a variety of ways. We endeavour to provide staff and students with the skills, tools and mindset to achieve success in a rapidly changing technological and information rich world. We aim to the raise awareness of staff, students and parents to better understand their responsibilities as digital citizens. We encourage critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, communication and lifelong learning. We understand that technology such as iPads are important tools that enable students to show their thinking and understanding in a new and individual way. We believe that meaningful technology integration is an essential element of learning in the 21st Century.