How to enrol

There are a number of steps involved when you are ready to enrol your child at Hillbrook. These steps are fully explained below. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our Enrolments Team using the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Year 7 Enrolment

Step 1 - Application for Enrolment

Submit an online Application for Enrolment with a non-refundable registration fee and required documentation. The acceptance of your registration will place your child on our waiting list. You need to complete one form per child.

Note: this does not guarantee an enrolment. Places at Hillbrook are offered in order of the date of application.

Step 2 - The Application

You will be contacted by the Enrolments Office early in Term 3 when your child is in Year 4 to confirm your intent to proceed with their enrolment.

You will be invited to select a convenient day and time to attend one of our 3 interview afternoons in August. You and your child will be required to complete our interview questionnaires and supply copies of reports, along with any other documentation related to learning support requirements (if relevant), by the date specified prior to the interviews.

Step 3 - The Interview

Families attend interviews at Hillbrook over 3 days – you will have selected your interview timeslot during Step 2.

You and your child will meet with one of the Hillbrook Teachers.

It’s important to note the aim of this interview is to enable parents to make a confident and informed decision about their child’s education and are non-selective. The interview does not influence the offering of a place.

Note: If you do not attend an interview, you will not receive an offer.

Step 4 - The Offer

Following the interview process, places are offered, in writing, based on date order of Application of Enrolment, and our sibling policy. (Siblings of current or future accepted students are given preference.)

The offer process will take several months to complete as not all families who receive an offer will accept. We will gradually work our way down the list until all places are filled. During Year 6 the offer process will commence again, as vacancies arise due to changes in the circumstances of families who have previously accepted.

If you have lodged an application for Year 7 after the Year 4 interview process has taken place, you will be offered an interview as a place becomes available.

The maximum number of students for Year 7 is 150.

Step 5 - The Acceptance

If you accept the offer of a place at Hillbrook for your child, you will be required to sign and return the Enrolment Agreement and pay the initial Reservation Payment in order to secure your place.

A second payment will be due early in the year your child is in Year 6 (the year before high school commences).  The ‘fees in advance’ component of these payments will be credited towards your Term 1 tuition fee. 

Note: Reservation payments are non-refundable should you cancel your child’s place.

Enrolments after Year 7 (including Years 8-12)

Students who do not receive an offer prior to the start of Year 7, or who lodge an application anytime after the start of Year 7

Students who did not receive an offer prior to the start of Year 7 will automatically have their enrolment rolled over into the following year – unless parents advise us to cancel or we are unable to contact you.

Years 8-12

We are happy to accept applications for entry into Years 8-12 and would encourage you to call our Enrolments Office to discuss this option prior to lodging an application. Our offers are made on date of application and as places become available we will contact the family next in line on our waiting list.

Entry from the start of Years 11 and 12 will be at the discretion of the School Leadership Team.

Updating Enrolment Details

If your contact details change

If your contact details change in any way, or your child’s year entry changes, please advise us as soon as possible. If we are unable to contact your during the interview phase your enrolment may be cancelled.

Liz Laws – Enrolment Officer

Email – enrolments@hillbrook.qld.edu.au

Phone – 07 3354 3422

Note: Email is our primary means of communication and we encourage you to keep us updated if your email address changes.

Cancellation of Enrolment

On Waiting List

If you decide to cancel your child’s enrolment, please advise our Enrolments Officer.

Liz Laws – Enrolment Officer

Email – enrolments@hillbrook.qld.edu.au

Phone – 07 3354 3422

Note: Application Fees and Reservation Payments are not refundable.

Current Student

One term’s notice is required if you wish to withdraw your child from Hillbrook. Failure to provide this notice will require payment of a full term’s fees, as per the Enrolment Agreement.

Students completing Year 10 are given until the beginning of Term 4 to decide on their future, although earlier notification of an intention to withdraw will always be appreciated.

As our family’s journey comes to a close, but our connections with the school, students and families continues, Helen and I want to express our gratitude for all that Hillbrook has done in shaping the future and character of our two sons.

Helen and Paul

Thank you to the Hillbrook community for being there and giving the support and nurturing needed to help us build such an incredible young man.

Evelyn

A big thanks to the teaching team and suppport staff at Hillbrook for helping my daughter throughout her high school years.  She has grown up to be an outstanding, caring individual who we are very proud of.  Hillbrook has done a great job in helping her be the best she can be.

Nikki

I would like you to pass on my sincere gratitude to all of the teachers and staff that have taken care of and helped mould my vivacious and enthusiastic daughter into the beautiful young lady she has become.

Kerry

Hillbrook's purpose

Schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.

Jean Piaget

Enrolments Information

Our Enrolments Team can provide you with all the information you need to make the right choice for your family. If you have any further questions, please complete the form and we will contact you.

You can also:

  • Find out more about the enrolment process here 
  • Book a tour of the school here

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