1.The parent/guardian/carer (parents) or person(s) responsible for payment of fees shall pay Helena College such fees and charges for the education and maintenance of and for the supply of goods and services to the student as determined by the College Council from time to time.
2.Unless court orders/legal documents state otherwise, parents are jointly and severally liable for all fees, interest and charges stated in each school account for the applicant.
3.Fees are payable prior to the first day of the term to which they relate. Other charges are payable on demand and may be subject to alteration from time to time without notice. The Principal/Head of Junior School may refuse permission for the applicant to re-enter the College if any fees or charges for any preceding term remain.
4.The Principal/Head of Junior School and/or Registrar must receive one school term’s notice in writing prior to the withdrawal of a student, or one term’s tuition fees will be charged.
5.The College reserves the right to discipline, suspend or expel the student at any time if his/her behaviour is considered by the Principal/Head of Junior School to be unacceptable.
6.Parents will make good any damage to school property and/or equipment.
7.The College accepts no liability for personal property or equipment brought to school by the student.
8.Parents are responsible for ensuring the punctual attendance of the student at the beginning of each term, on a day to day basis and for his/her punctual return after any period of leave.
9.Parents must notify the College if the student is to be absent from school for any reason and indicate the period of time he/she will be absent. Please see the Attendance Policy on the College website and on SEQTA Engage.
10.The student must wear the appropriate school uniform in good and clean condition, in accordance with the Uniform Policy and in such a way as to show pride in being identified with the College.
11.All students are bound by rules and regulations as may from time to time be issued by the Principal/Head of Junior School for the conduct of the College. Parents agree to ensure that the student obeys these rules and regulations.
12.The student is required to participate fully in the College’s sporting, physical education and outdoor education programmes. This includes, but is not limited to, compulsory camps and expeditions. Exemptions are permitted only if the Principal/Head of Junior School has received relevant medical advice and/or a doctor’s certificate.
14.The School Education Act (1999) requires parents to provide “details of any condition of the enrolee that may call for special steps to be taken for the benefit or protection of the enrolee or other persons in the school.” (16G). Thus, this application must include specific details, reports and information that satisfy this requirement. This includes reports on any medical issue: psychometric testing; cognitive; mobility; vision/hearing; behaviour management; speech and communication and any current orders including restraining orders. Failure to disclose such information may jeopardise the student’s enrolment at the College. Details of special funding or services, which the applicant may receive from an external agency, should be included.
15.It is the responsibility of the parent(s) to advise and update the College of any changes in the student’s health or development, as well as any changes to court orders, family circumstances or contact details.
Darlington campus (Years K-5)
Ryecroft Rd DARLINGTON WA 6070
Telephone +61 (08) 9299 6626
Glen Forrest campus (Years 6-12)
Bilgoman Rd GLEN FORREST WA 6071
Telephone +61 (08) 9298 9100