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Prep Transition


Prep enrolments are taken at any time however Columba focuses on Prep enrolments between March and August each year. Children must meet the required age of turning five by the 30th of April in the Prep yearInformation regarding enrolment requirements can be obtained from the school office during school hours.

The process for enrolment is as follows

  • Attend the school open day in March (optional).
  • Pick up an information pack on the open day or from the school office during school hours.
  • Complete and send the Online Enrolments forms found below. These can also be delivered to the office at your earliest convenience.
  • Columba will call you with an interview time for you and your child to meet the principal.
  • A confirmation of Enrolment letter will be sent by mail confirming your enrolment for the following year.
  • Prep Transition processes will be communicated and commence.

This is a suggested process for enrolment for Prep students and is not compulsory.

Enrolment Paperwork

To enrol your child for their Prep year, please visit or contact the school office between 9:00am and 4:00pm

to collect enrolment forms or have them emailed to you Ph: (03) 56295933 or

DOWNLOAD Enrolment Handbook
DOWNLOAD Columba Catholic Primary School Application for Enrolment Form
Columba Fee Schedule 2023

2023 Prep Information Booklet

School Tours and Open Days

Columba will have at least 1 Open Day each year. This years open day is scheduled for Term 1 date TBC.

School Tour dates are now available for parents or carers wanting to visit the school. We have done our best to make times that suit all families. Below are the times and dates that we have available for Term 2, 2022.

 Dates have expired for 2022.

Prep Transition 2022-23

Columba offers in coming Prep students a smooth transition to their primary school life, through an extensive Prep Orientation Program held between October and December Parents will be provided with information regarding all areas of the school including uniform, school times and learning expectations.

Key 2022 Dates for Prep transition

Prep 2022 Information Night - Tuesday 25th October 7:00pm

Orientation Days

Tuesday 22nd November 2022

Wednesday 30th November 2022

Tuesday 14th December 2022

Please download our PREP INFORMATION BOOKLET 2023