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



Enrolment Process for Prospective 2024
Foundation (Prep) Students

A single enrolment application process is in place for all families seeking Foundation (Prep) enrolment for the 2024 school year at a Catholic primary school within the City of Ballarat, including families with children already attending one of our Catholic schools. Note that information collected through the enrolment process is collated on a common database shared by the eleven schools.

Families seeking enrolment should follow the steps below to apply by Thursday 25 May 2023.

Application Process:
  1. Contact/visit the website of the school/s you are interested in enrolling your child at.
  2. Book a school tour via our website (Click on Parent Info tab then Book a Tour).
  3. Complete the online Expression of Interest for Enrolment form by Thursday 25 May 2023 by visiting the DOBCEL website (click link or scan the QR code). Please note, this is the application form so you must complete this step to be considered for a place.


  • You will be asked to indicate your first, second and third preference schools.
  • You will be required to upload your child’s Birth Certificate and Baptism Certificate (if applicable).
  • If you are unable to access the online form, contact Sarah Johnson at sjohnson@dobcel.catholic.edu.au for assistance.

Key Dates: 2024 Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Process

Wednesday 8 February 2023 Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Applications Open
Thursday 25 May 2023 Expression of Interest Forms Close
Friday 2 June 2023 at 12:00pm

First Round Placement Offers Emailed: This step will consider siblings of current students as well as children who are baptised Catholic within the local parish of the school

Friday 9 June 2023 at 4:00pm First Round Written Acceptance from Parents Closes
Wednesday 14 June 2023 School Principals meet to determine allocation of placements
Friday 16 June 2023 at 12:00pm Second Round Placement Offers Emailed: List of schools still with vacancies published on DOBCEL website
Friday 23 June 2023 at 4:00pm Second Round Written Acceptance from Parents Closes

Each Catholic Primary School will make offers of enrolment in line with the Diocese of Ballarat Enrolment Policy which takes into consideration a variety of factors.

Completing this Expression of Interest process does not gurantee and offer of enrolment in a City of Ballarat Catholic primary school.

Enrolment Enquiries for Years 1-6

Enrolment enquiries for Year levels 1 - 6, please click here to complete our enrolment enquiry form for our consideration. We recommend that you click here to Book a Tour of our school. Please contact our office for further enquiries; P: 5334 3096; E: admin@slucas.catholic.edu.au.

Please note, for children looking to change schools, parents/carers are required to speak with their current school principal first to discuss your interest in your child moving schools before contacting us. Ensuring you have done this, you are welcome to complete an enrolment enquiry form for our consideration.

Acknowledgement of Country

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