Prep Enrolments

St Ambrose’s Approach for Prep:



* strong foundations in reading, writing and mathematics

* enquiry-based learning to gain knowledge, skills and attitudes for success

* specialty teachers for S.T.E.M, Art and P.E

* parent partnerships and Buddy Program for smooth learning transition

* technology rich environment and modern facilities

* involvement in events and celebrations within vibrant Parent and Friend community​




Enrolment applications are now being taken for Prep 2019 and applications will close on the 29th June 2018. Your word of mouth is a vital ingredient in raising the profile of our success in the community by spreading the word. Children born between 1st July 2013 and 30th June 2014 are eligible for Prep in 2019.


If you already have children at St Ambrose’s please ensure that you have completed an enrolment form and hand it into the school office. Please direct any enquiries to the school office on 3356 4130.


Who is eligible for Prep?


In line with criteria set by the Queensland Government, to be eligible to enrol in the non-compulsory preparatory year a child must turn 5 by June 30 in the year of enrolment.

Child Born Eligible for Prep Year in Eligible for Year 1 in
1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012 2017 2018
​1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013 2018 ​2019
​1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014 2019 2020
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015 ​2020 ​2021

How to Enrol? ​


We invite you to complete the Enrolment Form and mail your application to the school.  Please include with your application - copies of your child's Birth and Baptism Certificates, Immunisation Records and the $50 application fee.


For new enrolments an enrolment fee of $300 is charged upon Confirmation of Enrolment, of which $200 is deducted from the first fee issued. This fee is non-refundable if you do not attend St. Ambrose's.