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Prep Transition


Columba focuses on Prep enrolments between February 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

  • Enrolments open on the second Monday of February (February 12th 2024)
  • Complete and send the Enrolment forms to our office (found below). A paper copy can also be collected and delivered to the office if this is your preference.
  • Once your enrolment form has been submitted, a spot is put on hold for your child.
  • Columba will email you with an interview time for you and your child to visit the school a meet the teachers (Term 3).
  • A Confirmation of Enrolment letter will be sent by email confirming your enrolment for the following year.
  • Prep Transition processes will be communicated and commence.

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

You can also download and submitt online forms.

DOWNLOAD Enrolment Handbook

ENROLMENT FORM - DOWNLOAD Columba Catholic Primary School Application for Enrolment Form

School Tours and Open Days

Columba will have a Learning Expo in Term 1 each each year. The Expo allows all community memebers to visit the school. The 2024 Expo will be on Wednesday 27th March staring 4:30pm

Please see tour dates and times

Please contact administration on 03 56295933 for enquires.

or use our contact form

Prep Transition 2024-25

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 2024 Dates for Prep transition

Prep 2024 Information Night - Thursday 17th October 6:30pm

Orientation Days

Tuesday 12th November 2024

Tuesday 19th November 2024

Tuesday 26th November 2024