There is no better way to discover the St Catherine’s experience than when you step through our historical Heyington Gates. It is then that you will see the authentic learning experiences and quality of teaching provided by our professional and dedicated staff, you will see our students actively engaged in learning experiences and gain a true understanding of the unique St Catherine’s community.
We know that choosing a school is one of the most important decisions you will make on behalf of your child. Our experienced Admissions Team will take the time to understand your family’s story, listen to what matters to you most, and respond to any questions you may have. There are many specific questions you may like to ask that are particular to your daughter, her interests and her Year level.
Explore the heart and soul of St Catherine’s through our Principal’s Tour mornings, an immersive experience led by our dynamic student leaders. These tours offer prospective students and their families a unique perspective into the vibrant life of our school. Our Principal’s Tours allow you to hear from our Principal, meet our students and have your questions answered.
As you stroll through our campus, you will have the chance to interact with students, hear firsthand about their experiences, and gain a genuine feel for the supportive and inclusive atmosphere at St Catherine’s. Our student guides are passionate about sharing their stories, showcasing the unique aspects of our School, and answering any questions you may have.
2024 Principals Tours
- Tuesday 27 February 10am – Fully Booked
- Thursday 16 May 10am – Register Now
- Tuesday 4 June 10am – Opening Soon
- Thursday 8 August 10am
- Tuesday 22 October 10am
Small Group Tours
Embark on an intimate journey of discovery with our Small Group Tour mornings in Junior School and Senior School. These mornings offer an exclusive opportunity to explore our Junior School (Prep – Year 6) and Senior School (Year 7 – 12) in a small, close-knit setting.
Led by students and senior members of staff, our Small Group Tours provide a detailed look into the heart of St Catherine’s. Explore our inviting campus, witness the vibrancy of our classrooms, and engage in meaningful conversations with educators.
Our Small Group Tours promise a warm welcome, a wealth of information, and the chance to envision how your family can thrive within our nurturing educational environment.
If you are interested in seeing both the Junior School and Senior School, please ensure you book separate session times to tour each campus.
2024 Small Group Tours Junior and Senior School (run concurrently)
- Friday 22 March 9am, 9.30am, 10.15am, 10.45am – Register Now
- Friday 6 September 9am, 9.30am, 10.15am, 10.45am
2024 Small Group Tours Junior School
- Friday 8 November 9.15am or 10.15am
ELC Discovery Mornings
Our beautifully designed indoor and outdoor learning spaces inspire children to wonder, question, discover and create and Discovery Mornings are the perfect opportunity to find out more about our ELC program. Held on a Saturday morning, our Discovery sessions enable you to take the time to speak with our ELC educators while your children immerse themselves in activities and explore the playground.
2024 ELC Discovery Mornings
- Saturday 4 May 9am and 10am – Register Now
- Saturday 24 August 9am and 10am
- Saturday 19 October 9am and 10am
Experience a tailored and exclusive exploration of St Catherine’s with our Private Tours. Crafted for families wishing to take a deep dive into the intricacies of our School, private tours offer a bespoke experience designed especially for those seeking to commence their journey with us soon. These private tours are available to families considering enrolment at St Catherine’s for entry years 2024 to 2026 (current intake years). Contact our Admissions Team to arrange a suitable time to tour the Campus.
Take a Virtual Tour
We are thrilled to be able to offer digital tours of the campus, showcasing some of the facilities and learning spaces with 360 degree images from within classrooms.
Experience St Catherine’s
We invite students considering Years 3 to 10 to experience life at St Catherine’s with the opportunity to experience a full or half-day in the classroom. Your daughter will be matched with a buddy for the day, gaining insight into our exciting academic and co-curricular programs.
Our Illawarra Boarding family invites you to Experience Illawarra. Matched with a Boarding buddy, you will experience a full day in our senior school participating in our academic and co-curricular programs followed by a night in our National Trust-listed Victorian mansion – Illawara.