FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
Attach all supporting documentation. All documents/reports must be received by Faith Lutheran College with this application as per section 6.1.
4.1 The College collects personal information, including sensitive information about students and parents or guardians before and during the course of a student’s enrolment at the College. The primary purpose of collecting this information is to enable the College to provide schooling for your student.
4.2 Some of the information we collect is to satisfy the College’s legal obligations, particularly to enable the College to discharge its duty of care.
4.3 Certain laws governing or relating to the operation of colleges require that certain information is collected. These include Public Health and Child Protection laws.
4.4 Health information about students is sensitive information within the terms of the National Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act as of December 2001. We ask you to provide medical reports about students from time to time.
4.5 The College, from time to time, discloses personal and sensitive information to others for administrative and educational purposes. This includes to other schools, government departments, medical practitioners, and people providing services to the college, including specialist visiting teachers, coaches and volunteers.
4.6 If we do not obtain the information referred to above, we may not be able to enrol or continue the enrolment of your student.
4.7 Personal information collected from students is regularly disclosed to their parents or guardians. On occasions, information such as academic and sporting achievements, student activities and other news is published in college newsletters, magazines and website and is at times, forwarded to local newspapers for advertising and publication purposes.
4.8 Parents may seek access to personal information collected about them and their student by contacting the College. Students may also seek access to personal information about them. However, there will be occasions when access is denied. Such occasions would include where access would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of others, where access may result in a breach of the College’s duty of care to the pupil, or where students have provided information in confidence.
4.9 As you may know, the College from time to time, engages in fundraising activities. Information received from you may be used to make an appeal to you. (It may also be disclosed to organizations that assist in the College’s fundraising activities solely for that purpose). We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes without your consent.
4.10 We may include your contact details in a class list and college directory however if you do not agree to this, the College will need to be notified.
5.11 If you provide the College with the personal information of others, such as doctors or emergency contacts, we encourage you to inform them that you are disclosing that information to the College and why, that they can access that information if they wish and that the College does not usually disclose the information to third parties.
5.12 The Department of Education, Training and the Arts (DETA) is collecting the information on this form for the purposes outlined in the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 (EGPA 2006) and in particular for:
This collection is authorised by ss 155, 428 and 433 of the EGPA 2006. DETA will disclose personal information from this form to the Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) when opening student accounts, in compliance with ss 253 and 254 of the EGPA 2006. Personal information from this form will also be supplied to Centrelink in compliance with ss 194 and 195 of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 (Cth). De-identified information from optional questions is supplied to the Commonwealth Department of Education, Science and Training in compliance with Commonwealth/State funding agreements.
Personal information collected on this form may also be disclosed to third parties where authorized or required by law and otherwise in accordance with Information Standard 42 – Information Privacy (http;//www.governmentict.qld.gov.au/02 infostand/standards/is42.pdf). Your information will be stored securely. If you wish to access or correct any of the personal information on this form or discuss how it has been dealt with, please contact this College in the first instance.
In the event of a breach of student or parent/carer personal information, the College is obliged to advise all parents/carers by email within 30 days of the breach, outlining the personal information involved in the breach, a description of the data breach, the College’s contact details andrecommendations for steps to be taken to minimise harm. The College is also obliged to notify the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).
Senior management in large business organisation, government administration and defence, and qualified professionals:
Qualified Professionals generally have degree or higher qualifications and experience in applying this knowledge to design, develop or operate complex systems; identify, treat and advise on problems; and teach others.
Other business managers, arts/media/sportspersons and associate professionals.
Associate professionals generally have diploma/technical qualifications and support managers and professionals.
Tradesmen/women, clerks and skilled office, sales and service staff
Machine operators, hospitality staff, assistants, labourers and related workers
Office assistants, sales assistants and other assistants.
Labourers and related workers
A priority for enrolments is to ensure that Faith Lutheran College creates a community that will both nurture and support Christians in their faith and reveal the gospel of Christ to all members. When children are enrolled, parents will undertake to support the beliefs and values that underpin Faith Lutheran College.
The Principal reserves the right to offer or decline to offer a place; to offer subjects or activities within the constraints of the College.
6.1 Application for admission of a student can only be made on this official application for admission form and accompanied by:
(a) Non-refundable $50 application fee (GST inclusive);(b) Copy of the prospective student’s birth certificate, and passport if required;(c) Photo of the student(d) Copy of the latest school report;(e) National testing reports (NAPLAN), i.e. year 3, 5, 7 and 9 – copies can be obtained from your child’s school;(f) Current relevant medical reports/information – e.g. allergies, asthma or diabetes (this is required for the purpose of enabling Faith Lutheran College to assess how to meet any medical or health needs of the student);(g) Other relevant allied health professional reports which may refer to social/emotional, behavioural or additional learning needs that are pertinent to the student, e.g. speech, language, occupational therapy, psychologist or audiologist – in some cases an updated report may be requested by the college (this is required for the purpose of enabling Faith Lutheran College to assess how to meet any health or other needs of the student);(h) Any court or parenting order exists pertaining to the guardianship arrangements for the student, this must also be provided
All the above information/reports MUST be presented with this application. This application will not be assessed until all of the above information/reports have been provided).
6.2 In determining an offer of enrolment, the following factors will be considered:
The above criteria applies to all applications, including those which have been put on a waiting list.
We may at appropriate times request further information about the prospective student, including school records and reports and evidence of outside interests and activities. In some instances, the College may also require prospective students to undergo testing and/or attend interviews.
The decision to make an offer of enrolment is ultimately at the sole discretion of the Principal.
6.3 Tours of the College are conducted upon request.6.4 Programs and subjects offered may vary from time to time.6.5 If a vacancy arises throughout the year in any year level, a representative of the College will contact families in the wait list pool to organise a formal interview with the Principal/Deputy Principal.6.6 Faith Lutheran College’s expectation of parents
(a) support and commitment to the College; support activities and events where possible;(b) prompt payment of term fees by the specified date or by payment plan in place with Principal and Business Manager;(c) willingness to work through issues, if or when they arise in an atmosphere of mutual respect;(d) willingness to obtain additional assessment/s if requested to assist in the student’s future learning;(e) abide by the conditions as stated in the enrolment agreement and other College policies; and(f) agree to adhere College procedures, e.g. special leave requirements/students arriving at school on time; and(g) Any matters relating to additional needs of the student will be raised in discussion.
6.7 Faith Lutheran College’s expectations of students
(a) attendance requirements (as governed by the Education General Provisions Act 1989 and other relevant Acts, including the ESOS Act governing the enrolment of international students);(b) behavioural expectations;(c) educational expectations;(d) homework expectations;(e) uniform policy;(f) participation in all compulsory programs at the College – camps, excursions, carnivals, sporting, cultural and co-curricular activities as required; and(g) involvement in all aspects of Christian studies, chapels and assemblies.
6.8 In confirming an enrolment, parents/caregivers accept and agree to adhere to all Faith Lutheran College policies. A range of policies are available upon request. If an offer of enrolment is made, parents and students are asked to complete all necessary documentation and amend any personal details which may have changed. Should the enrolment not proceed, the enrolment deposit fee is non-refundable.
I/We understand that the initial and continuing enrolment of my child at Faith Lutheran College is dependent upon open and honest disclosure of information relating to the educational needs, health and wellbeing of my/our child.
I/We hereby apply to enrol the below-named student at Faith Lutheran College.
I/We undertake to support the ethos of Faith Lutheran College and its rules, regulations and work programs, including any changes that may be introduced in the future.
I/We accept that the Principal reserves the right to cancel my/our child’s enrolment at the College in the following circumstances:
I/We understand that once a student commences at the College, one full term’s notice in writing to the Principal is required before a student is withdrawn from the College. If this notice is not given a term’s fees are payable as we commit resources based on your enrolment. This does not apply to students exiting at the end of year 12. All enrolment offers are made at the discretion of Principal.
I/We give permission for Faith Lutheran College to contact my/our child’s previous/current school and/or nominated allied health professional to seekfurther documentation if deemed necessary.
I/We have read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions of the enrolment policy