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We invite you to visit Austin Cove Baptist College and see first hand what it means to be a part of our Austin Cove Baptist College Community.

Meet and hear directly from one of our Principals about the opportunities we offer, and tour the campus exploring its facilities.

To book a visit at the Primary Campus please call 9537 7177 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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New School Fee Structure - 2018

 

Kindergarten: $2,400

 

Pre-Primary to Year 6: $1,700

 

Secondary (Year 7 - 12): $2,500

 

* Uniforms, booklists and camps are not included in the tuition fees and this will be at an additional cost to families.


School Fees - 2017 (Current)

 

Kindergarten: $3,310  (plus non-refundable Resources Fee - $115)*

 

Pre-Primary to Year 6: $3,645  (plus non-refundable Resources Fee - $260)*

 

Secondary (Year 7 - 12): $5,925  (plus non-refundable Resources Fee - $280)

 

Payment
Tuition fees and charges are paid using Direct Debit from bank account or credit card. Payments may be organised per month, per term, per semester or annually and will only be accepted using the bank direct debit authority system on your cheque or savings account. Payments will be debited at the commencement of the agreed cycle.

Family Concession (does not apply to 2018 fees)
A reduction of fees will apply (as per the Fee Schedule and excluding the non-refundable Resources Fee), based on the first, second, third and subsequent children, depending on their year level of enrolment

(eg. Second child less 20% if attending simultaneously, Third child less 40% if attending simultaneously.)

 

Compulsory Camps
Compulsory Camp costs are included in the fee structure.

College Building Fund

The College will operate a voluntary tax deductible building fund.

Notice of Withdrawal of Enrolment

One term's notice in writing must be given to the Principal before the withdrawal of a student from the School. Failure to give such notice may render parents or guardians liable for fees equivalent to one terms fees in lieu of notice.

 

(*Apart from the booklist, Kindergarten and Pre-Primary to Year 6 will have no other additional charges)

 

Credit Card Authorisation

Direct Debit Authorisation

DDR for Credit Cards

Student Enrolments

Enrolment Process
Should you wish your child to be put on the waiting list for Austin Cove Baptist College please complete the Registration of Interest form below and return to the College with a $100 non-refundable registration fee. On receipt of your expression of interest you will be formally notified of the waiting list and should a place become available you will be contacted for an interview.

Based on the interview process and subject to availability should your child be offered a placement at Austin Cove Baptist College a $400 deposit is required to hold the enrolment. This money is then deducted from your Semester One fees in the year your child begins at the College, however, should you withdraw your enrolment this $400 payment is non-refundable. Enrolment offers must be accepted within two weeks of receiving the offer.

Affiliation with a church is not a prerequisite however students and parents must accept that teachers have the right to interpret knowledge from a Christian perspective.

Please note: if paying by cheque or money order please make payable to: Austin Cove Baptist College.

Credit Card Authorisation                        Registration of Interest

Study and Home Learning

At Austin Cove Baptist College, we believe that home learning is a valuable aspect of the learning process and it contributes to the development of sound study habits. Some students regard home learning as work set by the class teacher which is due to be checked by that teacher within a given time frame. However, home learning should be viewed as learning activities of any sort that take place outside of the class contact time.

Learning is enhanced through the provision of opportunities to review, reinforce and apply what has been learned at school. Home learning also enables parents to become aware of what students are studying at school and monitor student ability in various areas of study.

Policy

1)  There are two main categories of home learning in which students will be involved:

     i.  Review Work

This may be initiated by the students as study or revision of topics covered in class or for a specific assessment. This is an important part of the learning process as it helps students to reinforce skills, knowledge and understandings from class work. It also enables students to reinforce and perfect their study techniques and build their confidence as they master specific units of work.

     ii.  New Learning

This type of work may be initiated by the student or the teacher. The aim of this work can be twofold:

·  to introduce a new topic or piece of knowledge e.g. An explanation of a time period in History.

·  to acquire new skills and understanding based on work already covered e.g. a new Mathematics concept that builds on the skills and principles already learned over time. This type of work is often set as a challenge for students and helps them to learn through a process of prior knowledge and problem solving.

2)  Students are expected to complete home learning on a regular basis. This incorporates:

·  Work set by the teacher, usually on a weekly basis.

·  Learning Journals - review of the day's new work. (see Learning Journal)

·  Revision.

3)  The following is a guide to the quantity of home learning to be undertaken at each Year level. There will be times when these suggested timings are exceeded especially prior to examinations and the submission of major assessment work.

Year 7

45 min to 1 hour

4 to 5 times per week

Year 8

1.5 hours

4 to 5 times per week

Year 9

2 hours

4 to 5 times per week

Year 10

2.5 hours

4 to 5 times per week

Year 11

2.5 hours

5 to 6 times per week

Year 12

3 hours

5 to 6 times per week

1)  All home learning should be written in the College diary. Set homework that is not completed will be followed up by the teacher and if necessary, the parents are informed of regular or repeatedly missed and incomplete work.

2)  Management of study and home learning time is a crucial factor in academic achievement. Students are encouraged to create a study/home learning timetable. Students receive instruction in class groups on study and home learning planning. Parents are encouraged to read the students’ diary pages and become familiar with set homework as well as due dates for assessments. The latter are available on the College website.

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