Resource Fee (Years K - 6)
The Resource Fee of $110 supports student learning in each key learning area: classroom equipment, including visual art supplies, exercise books, stationery and diaries, for Mathematics equipment, Literacy, Library and Religious Education resources, and administration costs such as paper and printing.
Technology Fee (per family)
The Technology Fee is $65 per family per annum. This fee enables the school to provide updated technology to support the classroom learning.
Fundraising Educational Fee (per family)
The Parents and Friends (P & F) Fee is $60 per family per annum. This fee has been set to provide the school with the much needed revenue formerly raised by school fetes. It is supplemented by other small fundraising activities conducted by the fundraising committee of the P & F.
Intensive Swimming Program (Years K - 4)
A swimming fee of $125 per annum per student is part of St Patrick’s Physical Education Program. Students in Years K-4 participate in a two-week intensive swimming program at the Seven Hills Aquatic Centre, in Term 3.
Gymnastics Program (Years 3 - 6)
A gymnastics fee of $40 per annum per student is part of the St Patrick’s Physical Education Program. Students in Years 3-6 participate in a program where qualified instructors teach the skills of gymnastics at school each week, for ten weeks in Term 1.
Excursion Fee (Years 1 - 6)
An excursion fee of $70 per child for Years 1-6 covers the Swimming and Athletics Carnivals, St Patrick’s Day, class excursions and any incursions held at the school. For Stage 3 (Years 5 and 6), the fee includes Personal Development and Voice of Youth.
Stage 3 attends a Formation Camp or Canberra Excursion in alternate years. This is an additional cost which is added to the school fees.
Flexible Payment Options
Flexible payment options are offered to all families. This provides you with the opportunity to select a payment method and plan that best suits your circumstances. School fee payment methods include cash, cheque, direct debit, credit card, EFTPOS, BPay, Australia Post BPay, and deductions from Centrelink payments. Payments can also be made on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis at no additional charge and by arrangement with the School Finance Officer.
A reminder notice for outstanding fees will be sent 30 days from the date of the original statement. However, if you encounter unexpected changes to your financial circumstances that may make it difficult to pay your fees on time, please make an immediate appointment with the Principal who will respond to your situation with care and confidentiality. You may also need to bring supporting documents to show your financial situation.