Welcome to Siena Catholic Primary School Lucas

About Us

Our Vision

"With Jesus in our heart,
and in the spirit of St Catherine of Siena,
we aspire to be a community of love and
courage where learning and harmony flourish"


Welcome to Siena Catholic Primary School Lucas

2023 Foundation (Prep) Enrolments


>Step 1 (Enquiries): Attend a School Tour. We recommend having a school tour to decide which school is your first preference. Click here for dates and to Book a Tour. Click here to also complete the online Siena Enrolment Enquiry Form so that our school has a record of your child (this is not the application form).

>Step 2 (Application): To register your child for an enrolment place, click here to complete the online City of Ballarat Expression of Interest for Enrolment form. By completing this form, your application is recorded on the centralised system for 2023 Foundation enrolment.

  • Complete the City of Ballarat Expression of Interest for Enrolment form by Friday 27 May 2022. This applies to both New and Existing Siena Families.
  • If you wish to do so, please nominate Siena Catholic Primary School as your first preference for your child’s education. Please note that completing this form does not guarantee an enrolment offer.

>Step 3 (Allocation): Allocation of Applications by Principals of Catholic Schools in Ballarat. Principals meet to determine the allocation of placements.

>Step 4 (Offer): First round placements offers. If your child’s application is successful, Siena Catholic Primary School will forward a placement offer to your family by the email address you submitted on the City of Ballarat Expression of Interest for Enrolment form. This will include a link to Siena’s Online Enrolment Form for you to complete asap.

>Step 5 (Acceptance): Accepting the Offer/Completing Online Enrolment Form. Parents must accept the placement offer by email by the date provided, and they must complete the online Siena Enrolment Form included in the email with your child’s placement offer.

>Step 6 (Transition): Orientation and Information Night. Your child will attend three transition days in Term 4 before they commence, as well as our Whole School Orientation Day. An information session for parents will be held during this period. Information will be sent to you via email early in Term 4.

Key Dates

2023 Foundation (Prep) enrolment applications open

Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Deadline for registering enrolment expression of interest

Friday 27 May, 2022

School principals meet to determine allocation of placements

Friday 3 June, 2022

First round placement offers sent

Friday 10 June, 2022

Written acceptance of enrolment required from parents

Friday 24 June, 2022

For other enquiries, please email the Siena office: admin@slucas.catholic.edu.au or call 5334 3096.

We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you to the Siena community!