We would like to inform families that the enrolment application period for our Reception 2025 intake is now closed. Any future applications received for Reception 2025 will be considered if there is a position available. Enrolments for other year levels will depend on available vacancies.

We are currently accepting enrolments for Reception 2026. Applications close at the end of Term 2, 2024. We recommend submitting early applications to avoid disappointment.


Enrolment Information

Reception Intakes at Emmaus Catholic School

Emmaus Catholic School extends a warm invitation to new Reception students twice a year, offering a transition program to facilitate their smooth integration into our vibrant school community.

Term One Reception Enrolment

Children who will turn 5 years of age on or before April 30 are eligible to commence school at the beginning of the year, in Term 1.

Term Three Reception Enrolment

For children turning 5 before October 31, Emmaus Catholic School offers a mid-year intake, starting in Term 3.

Please note, children who turn 5 years of age after October 31 will commence Reception at the beginning of the following year. Those commencing in Term 3 will have a minimum of 6 terms in Reception.

Determining Your Child's Start Date

In South Australia, most children begin primary school the year they turn 5 or 6 years old. Use our Enrolment Calculator to determine your child's school start date based on their date of birth.


School Tours

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