A non-refundable payment of $100 (including GST) should accompany your Application for Admission to our waitlist.
The Tuition Fees for 2018 are all inclusive of Explorus, Outward Bound, bookhire charges and year group camps. There will continue to be some additional specific costs during the year for excursions or activities which are related to OPTIONAL activities taken by your daughter that do not apply to the whole year group.
There are TWO options for payment:
A two per cent discount will be applied to the annual tuition fee if paid in full by cash, cheque or debit card via BPAY only on or before 25 January 2018.
The annual discount is NOT applicable on the facilities and maintenance levy or when paying by credit card (directly or via BPAY).
OPTION THREE: 18 instalments by direct debit
The annual fee is split into 18 equal instalments paid fortnightly using the bank direct debit system to transfer funds. Commencing 13 February 2018 ceasing 9 October 2018. Please complete and sign the Direct Debit authority form available on the School website and return to the Fees office before 24 January 2018.
* Please use Internet Explorer to electronically complete this direct debit form and submit.
|Kindergarten (five days)
|Kindergarten (2.5 days)
|Years Prep to 2
|Years 3 to 6
|Years 7 and 8
|Years 9 to 12
The table above covers only tuition and boarding fees. Incidental charges will be added to your account and will be due for payment in the month in which they are charged. A late payment will be charged on overdue accounts.
Interest will be charged monthly on balances outstanding for greater than 30 days based on Bankwest’s prevailing business bank overdraft rate (7.7 per cent).
No student may commence a new school term unless the previous account balance has been paid in full.
The School accepts payment by Mastercard and Visa (Note: Amex and Diners Club cards are not accepted). Fees can also be paid using the BPAY facility offered by your bank or financial institution. Relevant details are included on each statement.
Applications to participate in any Perth College organised tour will NOT be accepted unless all fees are paid up to date.
Years 7 to 12 – $675 per year
This charge can be paid using the above payment options, however, if Option 1 is selected, this amount is NOT
subject to discount.
FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE LEVY
A compulsory Facilities and Maintenance Levy of $864 per family per annum will be charged to families at the beginning of the year
. This levy can be paid using the above payment options, however, if Option 1 is selected, the levy amount is NOT
subject to discount.
WITHDRAWAL OF STUDENTS
For a day student, a full term’s notice in writing of withdrawal must be given to the Principal or a term’s fees paid in lieu of notice. If withdrawal is intended by the end of year, notice must be given by the commencement of Term Four.
Boarders may withdraw only at the end of a semester and a full semester’s notice in writing to the Principal is required. This applies in the case of a boarder leaving the School or becoming a day student. In lieu of a fulsemester’s notice, a semester’s fees will be charged.
On acceptance of an offer of a place in the School, a non-refundable Admission Fee must be paid to confirm this place.
Kindergarten to Year 6; Years 8 to 10 Admission Fee
The 2018 Admission Fee of $5,642 is payable upon acceptance of the School’s offer of a place.
Year 7 Admission Fee
The 2018 Admission Fee of $5,642 is payable in two equal instalments. The first instalment of $2,821 is payable upon acceptance of the School’s offer of a place. The final instalment of $2,821 is due by 30 January in the year preceding entry (i.e. 12 months prior to entry).
Years 11 and 12 Admission Fee
The 2018 Admission Fee of $2,821 is payable in full upon acceptance of the School’s offer of a place.
Families with a daughter currently at the School (or families who have previously had a daughter at the School) will pay 50 per cent of the current Admission Fee, on acceptance of the School’s offer of a place. The admission fee will be waived for the third daughter.
There will continue to be some additional specific costs during the year for excursions or activities which are related to OPTIONAL activities taken by your daughter that do not apply to the whole year group (e.g. Art camp).
- Extra Subjects: Tuition is provided by visiting tutors in a variety of fields including Music (Instrumental and Vocal), Speech and Drama, Ballroom Dancing (Year 10), Tennis Coaching and Ballet.
The Perth College Performing Arts department will facilitate arrangements and provide details of fees for Instrumental, Vocal and Theory tuition. They will also liaise between the tutors, parents and students to timetable lessons. Music fees will be charged to your account.
Charges for all other extra subjects will be advised when enrolling for these activities.
- Musical Instruments: Hire of instruments may be arranged through the Performing Arts department.
- Friends of Perth College: Membership of Friends of PC is optional and will be charged and appear on your February statement. The subscription is used to purchase extra items to enrich students’ learning, which are decided upon by the Friends of PC members. Should you choose NOT to join the Friends of PC, the School must be notified by 31 March and the subscription fee will be deducted.
GOODS AND SERVICES TAX (GST)
Tuition fees are generally GST-free. GST will be payable on non-tuition fees in accordance with legislation.
It is strongly recommended parents ensure adequate medical, personal property and liability cover as the School cannot accept responsibility for medical expenses arising from accident or illness, loss of or damage to personal effects and property, or liability incurred by students for bodily injury or property damage.
The School provides insurance for students engaged in work experience activities, course-related activities and community assistance programmes authorised by Perth College. Please note this insurance does not cover medical expenses.
SCHOLARSHIPS, CONCESSIONS AND REBATES
Each year, the School offers two opportunities for students to apply for scholarships.
Girls entering Years 7 to 11 may apply for an Academic, Music or Boarding scholarship, and testing is held in April of the year prior to expected commencement at Perth College. At this time, girls may also apply for an Old Girls’ Association Memorial Bursary for daughters or grand-daughters of OGA life members, offered by the Perth College Foundation.
Testing for the Margaret and Patricia Feilman InsideOut scholarship and the Joan and George Lefroy Academic Scholarship, also offered by the Perth College Foundation, is held in August of the year prior to commencing Years 9,10 or 11 and applications are open to girls not currently enrolled at the School.
For more information, please visit the Perth College website at www.perthcollege.wa.edu.au/scholarships.
In the case of sisters attending school at the same time, a reduction of 10 per cent of the tuition fee is made for all but the eldest. For families with three children attending the school concurrently, a 40% discount applies to the youngest child. Only one concession/discount per student is available. Concessions/rebates will be withdrawn if payments are not made by the due dates.
A concession of 50 per cent of the tuition fee is available for the daughters of Anglican Clergy.
Only one scholarship or concession is available per student. Concessions will be withdrawn if tuition payments are not made by the due dates.
ASSISTANCE FOR ISOLATED CHILDREN
This is an allowance designed to assist those children who, because of the geographic isolation of their homes, do not have reasonable access to a government school offering courses of the appropriate level. Enquiries should be directed to Centrelink by calling 132 318.
TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS
Perth College is able to accept tax deductible voluntary contributions for specific purposes. For further information please contact the Director of Finance and Administration.