Building on Our Mission and Our Vision was the development of our Educational Strategic Plan and College Masterplan. These incorporated the adoption of exciting, new programs and the restructure of the Campuses in order to best meet future educational challenges and the needs of our students.
This has led to Padua College offering:
Members of the Padua College Board have spent much time deliberating the 2021 budget, including setting the fees for 2021. In considering all factors, including the financial impact COVID-19 has had on a number of our families, the Board has determined a 2% increase for 2021 school fees.
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A Composite Fee incorporates the following fees and charges.
No reductions are available for the Composite Fee.
Other optional Programs available to students not included in the Tuition Fee are:
- Year 10 $425.00 per semester
- Year 11 $850.00 per year
- Year 12 $850.00 per year
Padua College encourages the Exchange Student Program.
Overseas students who elect to attend the College under this scheme will be expected to pay the Composite Fee for the period concerned in addition to supplying their own uniform, textbooks and electronic devices. Any extra-curricular activities and transport charges will also be the responsibility of the host family.
It is expected that the upfront payment of the pro-rata Composite Fee is settled upon enrolment of any exchange student.
Students from the College embarking on an Exchange Program will not be charged full fees for the period of exchange. Their place at the College will be guaranteed on their return, conditional on the period of exchange not exceeding twelve months.
Fee Relief is available to assist families who are experiencing financial hardship and have a current Health Care Card or Pension Card.
Consideration will only be given to those completing an Application for Concessional Fees form along with required documentary evidence. This form is required to be completed every year even if you were a prior recipient of relief.
Forms are available from the accounts department at the beginning of the year and must be submitted by Monday 1st March, 2021.
Those families with outstanding fees from previous years may not be eligible for concession.
For information regarding Financial Assistance (CSEF) and the Camps, Sports and Excursion Fund (CSEF) provided by the Victorian State Government, please access these documents:
A full terms notice in writing must be given to the Principal when withdrawing your child/children from the College, subsequently one full term fees (i.e. One quarter of the annual tuition fee) may be charged.
Special arrangements will be determined on an individual basis, following consultation with the Business Manager. Any outstanding fees that exist at the commencement of the absence are expected to be paid in full prior to leaving.
If you have any fee enquiries please email email@example.com
Padua College offers multiple options for the payment of fees:
A lump sum payment of total fees is due by Monday 1st March, 2021. All fees received in full on or before this date will receive a $270.00 discount per student.
Other Instalment Options
We will charge all fees to your account by Friday 11th December, 2020 and email this account to you.
You can pay this in four ways:
4 Term payments due and payable on the Friday prior to next term beginning:
10 Monthly payments to start on Tuesday 9th February and due on Tuesday 9th November
20 Fortnightly payments to start on Friday 5th February and due on Friday 29th October
40 Weekly payments to commence on Friday 5th February and due on Friday 5th November
For information purposes, statements will be sent to each family on a monthly basis regardless of the payment method chosen (weekly, fortnightly, monthly or quarterly).
A variety of payment methods are accepted:
For a Direct Debit / Credit Card Authority Form, please access the below document:
Parents/Guardians are responsible for payment of all fees. In all cases, signatories to the enrolment forms will be held responsible for the payment of fees.
The school reserves the right to refuse access to extracurricular activities to students whose fees are in arrears.
In cases where there has been substantial non-compliance with the Colleges terms of payment, the College may impose special conditions upon payment of your account.
The following steps will be taken in relation to the collection of unpaid school fees:
Any concerns or queries about payment of fees and charges may be discussed in confidence with the Accounts department or the Business Manager.
Account queries may also be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: Your ongoing obligations, financial and otherwise are accepted at the time of enrolment. Please contact the Accounts Department or Business Manager for further information on these matters.
|Please note: Your ongoing obligations, financial and otherwise are accepted at the time of enrolment. Please contact the Accounts Department or Business Manager for further information on these matters.|
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