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FAQs

How do I enrol my child?
  • First you must fill out an enrolment form – you can get this in two ways:
    1. Phone 9375 1600 and ask to speak to Enrolment Officer, Denise Diamond who will send you a form
    2. Download the form from the website

If you are offered a place, you will then receive an Acceptance of Enrolment Form and another form requesting your child’s personal data

How much is the enrolment fee?

  • A fee of $50 must accompany the enrolment form

Are there other costs involved?

  • No, not on application
  • Once you are offered a place, you will need to pay a non- refundable half a term’s fee in advance to secure your child’s place

When will I hear from the College?

  • You will receive confirmation that we have received the enrolment form
  • Approximately nine months before your child’s commencement date, you will be notified whether or not your child can be offered a place

At what age is my child eligible to attend school?

  • Your child must be must be five years old by the 30 April of the desired year of entry

My child is due to commence school soon and I haven’t sent in an enrolment form – is it too late?

  • It’s not necessarily too late but you may end up on a waiting list with no guarantee of acceptance

What is the procedure if I want to transfer my child from another school?

  • You simply obtain the enrolment form and send it in with your $20 application fee or complete on line

What are your intake years?

  • Preschool
  • Year K
  • Year 7

Are any students given priority for entry?

  • Yes:
    • Siblings of Moriah students
    • Children of past students. For this purpose, the definition of a past student is someone who has completed a minimum of four consecutive High School years including HSC in Year 12
    • Students attending Mt Sinai College who meet the Moriah College enrolment criteria. This applies for entry into Year 7 only and the student is required to have attended Mt Sinai College in Years 4, 5 and 6.

Can priority status be lost?

  • Yes, if you move a child from Moriah to another school, any siblings of that child lose their sibling priority status

Can I transfer my desired entry to another year?

  • Yes, absolutely but you must let the Enrolment Officer know ASAP

Can I pay my enrolment fee and/or my school fees with my credit card?

  • Yes, we accept all credit cards

Do you offer subsidies?

  • Yes, a detailed application form is available on request
  • All subsidies are re-assessed on an annual basis by a committee
  • Families need not apply for subsidies until they have been offered a place at the school. The granting of subsidies does not affect a student’s enrolment chances

Is it compulsory for my child to do Jewish Studies and Hebrew?

  • Until their matriculation years, all students attend compulsory structured Jewish Studies and Hebrew programs.  All students must attend morning prayers and say grace after meals at the end of lunch time

Moriah is a large school – will my child get lost?

  • Moriah has created ‘discreet schools within a school’
  • Whilst there are overlapping mentoring and buddy programs, each section of the school: Primary, Middle and High is a separate entity – this ensures the intimacy of each section is not compromised

My child has special needs. Can he/she be catered for?

  • Yes, we have an extensive special needs program and highly skilled educators can cater for children with a wide range of needs
    We are always available to discuss your child’s special needs with you