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We are committed to being a low fee Catholic College balancing state of the art facilities, growth and accessibility for families.


College Fees and Levies

Year Level

 Total Per Student 2024

8  - 10


11 - 12

Please note that the above charges do not include: booklist items, uniforms, VET Fees, Non-Curricular Music Tuition, or the Parent Purchase Digital Devices program (see below) .

College Discounts

Sibling discounts for concurrent enrolments as follows:

  • 2nd child 25% of total charges
  • 3rd child 30% of total charges
  • 4th child 100% of total charges

‘Siblings’ for this purpose is sibling or step-sibling living in same household.

Each year the College fees are reviewed and approved by the College Advisory council to ensure any fee increases are kept to a minimum. Student fees cover tuition fees, online resources, outdoor education group camp experience, camps, excursions, reflection days and retreats.
Please note: while the cost of fees includes camps, excursions, outdoor education group camp experience, reflection days and retreats, refunds do not apply for non-attendance at any of these activities.
The cost of optional tours/trips/extra-curricular programs is not included eg immersions, language tours, program etc. Non-refundable deposits may apply to some of these activities.

Concession Card Holders – Camps, Sport & Excursions Fund (CSEF)

Camp, Sport & Excursion Fund (CSEF) is provided by the Victorian Government to assist eligible families with the cost of camps, excursions and sporting funds. To be eligible you will need to hold a means tested concession card or you are a temporary foster parent. The College will match the Government subsidy of $250. Both the Government and College subsidies will be credited to the family account.

Please contact the Accounts Department if you require further information. Click on the application form below to apply.

Financial Hardship Concession Applications

Consistent with the shared mission of the Catholic Church and the Sisters of Mercy, Sacred Heart College encourages families experiencing financial hardship to lodge a confidential concession application per the form below.

[Please Note: when you click on the form below it will download to your computer's 'Downloads' folder. Save the document to a suitable location on your computer, complete the document and submit as outlined on the final page of the form.]

Fee Concession Form

Parent Purchase Digital Devices 

From 2024 Sacred Heart College student digital devices are procured through a parent purchase model per the links below:

Year 7 Digital Device Portal   

Year 10 Digital Device Portal   

New students at Year 8, 9, 11 and 12 for 2024 will join the existing program – the College will provide a device from existing lease stock. In 2025 new students to 9 and 12 will join the College provided device program from existing leased stock.  In 2026 all students will be on the Parent Purchased Model.

Billing Arrangements

Fee accounts for the following year are sent to families in December each year.

Payment Arrangements

The College’s preferred method of payment is Direct Debit Instalments.

Family School Fee Agreement

Families who wish to pay fees for 2023 as a lump sum are asked to do so by 28 February 2023 to be eligible for the early payment discount of $200.
Direct debit options are as follows:
     • 44 weekly payments commencing 2 February 2024
     • 22 Fortnightly ‘A’ payments commencing 9 February 2024
     • 22 fortnightly ‘B’ payments commencing 2 February 2024
     • 10 monthly payments on either 15 or 30 of the month commencing 24 February 2024

If any of these dates fall on a Public Holiday, the direct debit will be processed on the preceding business day.

Whilst the College supports and enables payment arrangements that facilitate full payment to occur across the calendar year, the family payment is applicable one term in advance. Hence, if students exit the College prior to the end of the school year, one term’s fees from the date of written exit notification are required in addition to any arears.

If you have any further queries, please call the Accounts Receivable Officer on 5421 1218 or email: accountsreceivable@shckyneton.catholic.edu.au

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