Parent Information

Enrolment Information for 2021


Families may place applications at any stage but we close our applications during May each year. This year, applications close on Friday the 22nd of May. Offers of places are made before the end of term 2 for families joining us in the coming year. I look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the community of St Francis of Assisi. Below you will find PDF versions of our Parent Information Booklet, Enrolment Policy, Enrolment Timeline and Enrolment form.

Open Days

There are three scheduled dates for open days in 2020:

Saturday 22nd February 9:30am-12pm

Saturday 14th March 9:30am-12pm

Saturday 2nd May 9:30am-12pm


School tours

You are most welcome to contact the School for a personal tour or for an information package

School tours are conducted every Tuesday from 9:30am in terms 1 and 2.

Bookings essential.


Information & Enrolment Session

The Information and Enrolment session will take place on Tuesday the 24th of March, 2020, at 7pm.

School Policy Documents


Major School Events

St Francis of Assisi prides itself on the many outstanding school events we hold throughout the year. The following is a brief list of some of our major events, organised by members of our staff, PA, Parish and students:


  • Good Friday Passion Play (Gospel performance by our Year 6 students)
  • Reconciliation & First Communion (Year 3 Sacramental Program)
  • Confirmation (Year 6 Sacramental Program)
  • Parish Fair
  • Mothers’ Day Breakfasts
  • Fathers’ Day Breakfast
  • Year 4 Basket Supper Evening
  • Year 5 Camp
  • Year 6 Camp
  • Year 6 Graduation Dinner Dance
  • Prep – Year 2 Christmas Concert
  • Senior Athletics Carnival

Parent Association & School Education Board

Parent Association

The St Francis of Assisi Parent Association is made up of several parents and our admin staff, including our Principal, Mark Basile. The PA help to organise a range of wonderful events and fundraisers, including our annual Parish fair. In order for these events to occur, the PA meet regularly.

School Education Board

Our School Education Board meets regularly throughout the year to discuss our school’s facilities, planning, events and initiatives to improve student learning outcomes. We value the contributions of all members of the board:

  • Fr Anthony Girolami (Parish Priest)
  • Ruth Lee (Parish Representative)
  • Mark Basile (Principal)
  • Grace Lucic (Deputy Principal)
  • John Dwyer (Deputy Principal)
  • Anne Coleiro (Bursar)
  • Angela Sicari (OSHC Representative)
  • Nadia Totham (Stables Kinder Representative)
  • Phillip Atallah
  • Michael Smyth
  • Jessica O’Connell

Secondary School Transition

At St Francis of Assisi we are proud to have built strong partnerships with several Catholic feeder secondary schools in the local area, which many of our year six students attend. Below are some links to these schools’ websites.

School Leadership Team

Principal – Mr Mark Basile

Deputy Principal (School Community) – Mrs Grace Lucic

Deputy Principal (Religious Education & Wellbeing) – Mr John Dwyer

Literacy Leader – Mrs Mary Costanzo

Learning and Teaching Leader – Mrs Christina Rafael

Numeracy Leader – Mrs Brooke Brennan

Learning Diversity Leader – Mrs Nicole Federico


Extra Curricula Teachers

Italian – Mrs Teresa Di Giulio & Mrs Domenica Tartaggia

Japanese – Mrs May Park

PE – Mr Brett McCarthy,  Mr Adrian Talarico & Mrs Natalie Vilevski

Library – Miss Colette Hickey & Miss Michelle James

Art – Mrs Jenny Brown

Computers – Mrs Jo Muir

Music – Mrs Christine Grey & Ms Christina Antoniou

Drama – Mrs Melissa Ferraro Martin (Prep), Mrs Vanessa Vittorio (Year 1 & 2) & Mrs Kalane Horwood (Years 3 & 4)

Science – Mr Adrian Talarico (Year 3 & 4)

Passion Project Teachers

Visual Arts – Mrs Jenny Brown

Robotics – Mrs Jo Muir

Performing Arts – Mrs May Park

Health & PE – Mr Brett McCarthy

Kitchen Garden – Mrs Christine Grey & Miss Colette Hickey

Science – Mrs Domenica Tartaggia / Mrs Christina Bagas

Creator Maker – Mr Adrian Talarico

Photography – Ms Teresa Di Giulio

* Passion Projects are offered to students in years 5 and 6 in place of all other extra curricula classes, except for PE and a language study