In today’s competitive environment, parents face very difficult decisions concerning their child’s education. Choosing a Secondary College for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent to ensure your child’s future educational development. St Joseph’s Regional College is committed to providing an education for students in Years 7-12 an education that is academically rigorous, spiritually challenging and physically exciting.
Open Nights are held for Year 7 in April or May and for Year 11 in July followed by College tours. Interview bookings are taken on the night and also through the College office. Completed enrolment forms can be returned to the College prior to the enrolment interview. Parents and the student are asked to attend the enrolment interview. Requests for zone changes are considered and decisions communicated to parents following interviews.
Places are offered to Year 7 students towards the end of May and to Year 11 students in September.To secure your child’s enrolment you are required to pay a $120 non-refundable enrolment fee.
St Joseph’s Regional College accepts enrolments at any time during the year. Enrolment enquiries for the following year are taken during Term 3 or 4.
The School is located at College Drive Port Macquarie on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. It is located approximately 420 kilometres from Sydney and 520 kilometres from Brisbane.
The school is situated 10 kilometres from the Port Macquarie Town Centre and 10 kilometres from Wauchope which allows a better location for students who live at Wauchope, Telegraph Point and Laurieton.
Zoning for St Joseph’s Regional College is West of Kooloonbung Creek and South of Houston Mitchell Drive
Zoning for MacKillop College is East of Kooloonbung Creek (except for small St Joseph’s Primary School area) North of Houston Mitchell Drive
BOYS UNIFORM View Joprim Website- Price List and Operating Hours
BOYS’ SUMMER UNIFORM (TERMS 1 AND 4) Midford shorts style 155M colour 63 grey to be worn on the waist with a plain black leather belt, white Midford style shirt with college crest and button up collar. Grey school socks with aqua, black and white bands. Shirt is to be tucked in at all times.
BOYS’ WINTER UNIFORM (TERMS 2 AND 3) Midford shorts or trousers style 155M colour 63 grey to be worn on the waist with a plain black leather belt, white Midford style shirt with College crest and button up collar, College tie, black woolen jumper with College crest. Shirt is to be tucked in at all times. Socks the same as summer.
BOYS’ SPORT UNIFORM Black sport shorts (with SAPPS logo), College sport shirt and College sport socks with SAPPS logo, College track suit (optional).
- Note: Students are only permitted to wear sports uniform to and from school on their sports day. For PDHPE practical lessons students must travel to and from the College in their formal uniform and get changed into sports uniform after PC or the nearest break to their lesson.
GIRLS UNIFORM View Joprim Website- Price List and Operating Hours
SENIOR GIRLS’ UNIFORM A box-pleated skirt in colours of black, grey and gold checks, worn to the knee. Over blouse with embroidered St Joseph’s crest available from Joprim. Plain white socks or black pantyhose 70+ denier. No sockettes or ribbed sports socks to be worn. A tie to be worn in terms 2 and 3.
SENIOR MAKEUP No nail polish, acrylic or French-tip nails and minimal makeup.
SENIOR BLAZER A College blazer is optional for seniors, It needs to be ordered from Joprim in advance.
JUNIOR GIRLS’ UNIFORM Double pleated skirt worn on the knee, school blouse with College crest, College tie, black woolen jumper with College crest. White socks or black pantyhose 70+ denier. No sockettes to be worn. Black scarves can only be worn with jumper in winter. In terms 1 and 4 it is not compulsory for girls to wear a tie.
JUNIOR MAKEUP Makeup, nail polish, acrylic or French-tip nails are not permitted.
GIRLS’ SPORT UNIFORM Black sport shorts (with SAPPS logo), College sport shirt and College sport socks with SAPPS logo, College track suit (optional).
SPORT SHOES Lace up sport shoes suitable for running, team sports and other athletic activity. Skate shoes, gym boots, volleys, “canvas shoes” and other casual footwear are not safe nor appropriate.
HATS and CAPS Students are to wear the College cap or hat in the school yard.
JEWELLERY Girls may wear a single pair of gold or silver studs or sleepers on the lower lobe. Small studs no larger than a match head. No rings, bracelets or neck chains. No other form of body piercing is permitted. Plastic substitutes are not permitted. Boys are not permitted to wear jewellery other than a watch. Incorrect jewellery will be confiscated and returned at teh end of the term.
HAIR Long hair must be worn tied up and back. Hair should be neat and clean and of a natural colour. Extremes in hairstyles are not permitted. Shaved hair should be no less than a number ‘3’, patterns are not permitted. No dreadlocks allowed. Ribbons and single coloured, narrow headbands are the only hair accessories permitted and must be in College colours only black, gold, blue or white. Boys must be clean shaven at all times.
UNDER GARMENTS All under garments worn under College shirts must be plain white or flesh in colour.
TATTOOS Tattoos are strongly discouraged and should not be visible while wearing the College uniform or representing the College.
- Note: All uniform requirements can be purchased at the Parish Schools’ Uniform Shop, JOPRIM, located at 10 Boronia Street, Port Macquarie (between St Agnes’ Primary School & OOSH- up the driveway). Joprim is open Tuesday to Friday from 12.00pm to 5.00pm and on Saturday from 9.00am to 12.00pm. Telephone 6584 1076 or Fax: 6583 2820.