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Year 7 Order of Preferences

College Enrolment: Year 7 Selection Criteria

  1. Applicants who have or have had sisters attend the College
  2. Catholic applicants who have had a mother attend the College and who currently attend a Catholic primary school
  3. Catholic applicants who are residents of a designated Priority Parish and attend a Catholic primary school (see below)
  4. Catholic applicants who are residents of a designated Priority Parish and have not attended a Catholic school
  5. Catholic applicants from other parishes
  6. Other Christian applicants
  7. All other applicants

For the purpose of enrolment, a baptism certificate must be provided by Catholic and Orthodox applicants.
Criteria 2 & 3 applies to applicants who are Eastern Orthodox Christians.

The Priority Parishes for Our Lady of Mercy College are:

ParishPrimary School
Alphington/Thornbury EastSt Anthony's & Holy Spirit
BulleenSt Clement of Rome
BundooraSt Damian's
DoncasterSt Gregory's
DonvaleOur Lady of the Pines
Greensborough NorthSt Thomas's
GreensboroughSt Mary's
HeidelbergSt John's
Heidelberg WestSt Pius X

Mary Immaculate & St Bernadette's

KingsburyOur Lady of the Way
Macleod/RosannaSt Martin of Tours
Mill Park/South MorangSt Francis of Assisi
Montmorency/North ElthamSt Francis of Xavier & Holy Trinity (North Eltham)
TemplestoweSt Kevin's & St Charles Borromeo

All applicants must return an Application form before the closing date stipulated by Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools. Forms are available on request from the College.

Late Applications will not be considered.

Enrolment decisions are made by the Principal and the College reserves the right to exercise discretion in these decisions and to respond to pastoral needs.