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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to be a Christian to enrol?
We welcome applications for students from all backgrounds. As a Christian School we do encourage Christian families to enrol their children at our school. Children of past students, siblings of current students, and children of staff, are also encouraged to apply.
How much are the fees?
We work hard to keep our fees affordable. You can download a copy of our current fee schedule via the Christian Schools Tasmania website.
Is fee assistance available?
Yes! If you value Christian education, we’ll find a way to help you afford it. Please let us know if you require assistance when you apply and we will arrange for someone to get in contact with you.
How do I enrol? What is the application process?
First - Please complete the Application/Book a Tour form. There is no application fee.
Second - Meet the Principal and have a tour of the school .
Third - Submit an Enrolment Application along with supporting documentation. Receive a ‘Letter of Offer’.
Fifth - Pay the deposit, determine start date, purchase uniforms and start school.
What is included in the fees?
Fees include general tuition costs, stationery, excursions, swimming, performances, annual class camps in Tasmania, annual school magazines, and all subject levies (except senior secondary outdoor education subjects). Additional costs apply for; school uniform, extra-curricular activities, interstate or overseas trips, school photos, Year 7-10 reference books (one-off in Year 7), Year 11-12 subject textbooks and calculator.
What about bus services?
The school makes use of both public and private bus companies to transport our students to and from school. Charges for this are not included in school fees. Please contact us to discuss details of specific routes and locations.
When are Kinder applications due for the following year?
Applications should be submitted in full by end of August each year. Offers are sent out shortly after this.
What makes a Christian School Christian?
While the Australian Curriculum sets the expectations for what Calvin students are taught, our teachers choose contexts for learning, and plan learning in ways that best fit Christian beliefs and worldview as well as our vision for Christian Education.
Does your school teach the Australian Curriculum?
Classes from Prep to Year 10 follow the Australian Curriculum. Through the Australian Curriculum framework, we aim to grow students into independent thinkers who are able to use creativity, invention, and logic to present and interpret their views and the views of others.