Frequently Asked Questions 

 

Are you a Primary School? 

No, we are a registered secondary school from years 7 – 12. 

 

Are you a behaviour centre or a special needs school? 

No, we are a CARE school for students who find secondary school is not suited to their needs. 

 

What does CARE stand for? 

Curriculum And Re-Engagement. 

 

What does the school provide? 

We use relational, innovative, and strength-based approaches, to re-engage and support students academically, emotionally and developmentally. 

 

How are you different? 

We are smaller in size with a higher teacher to student ratio. We are able to develop practical, purposeful and engaging programs based on student interest and need.  

 

Do you have to be Catholic to attend the school? 

No, we are here for all students. 

 

How are students referred to the school? Who can refer students to the school? 

Students may be referred by their current school, an agency or a parent may fill in an Expression of Interest form to start the process. 

 

What is the enrolment process? 

  1. Fill in an Expression of Interest Form
  2. Discuss the suitability of the school with the principal 
  3. School tour
  4. Interviews with parent and student
  5. 3-week trial period begins
  6. Final meeting to confirm enrolment process is complete