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Mater Dei Primary School | Parent Fact Sheet

Have you considered enrolling your child at Mater Dei Primary School? Take a look at our parent fact sheet to make sure you’ve got all the information!

Why choose Mater Dei Primary School?

Mater Dei Primary School is a welcome and positive co-educational Catholic primary school for students from prep to year 6. The vision of Mater Dei schools is to “teach as Jesus did” which means that Gospel qualities are central to this learning experience. This faith community fosters the ideals of love, tolerance and justice by offering a sense of dignity to each student and an acceptance of their inherent uniqueness.

Here you will find a strong academic and pastoral culture, innovative and creative teaching practice and excellent resources designed to help your child make the most of their primary years.

What sporting and co-curricular options are there Mater Dei Primary School?

Students can take part in the following sporting activities: (Please note that these will vary each year)

  • Swimming
  • Cross-country
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Netball
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Softball
  • Touch Football
  • T-Ball

Students can take part a variety of co-curricular activities over the course of the year. You will find that activities ranging from cycling safety to Life Education to camps and excursions all add to the co-curricular culture.  It would be best to ask targeted questions during a tour that pertain to your child’s individual areas of interest.

What are the school fees per term?

Fees at Mater Dei Primary School are all inclusive. This figure represents tuition, student record books, art and craft, sporting levies and swimming instruction. The only things not included in this figure are ‘one-off’ activities like camps and excursions.

There are discounts for subsequent children from the same family.

  • $540 per term

What are the boarding options at Mater Dei Primary School?

Mater Dei Primary School does not have boarding facilities.

Does Mater Dei Primary School offer scholarships and how do we apply?

Mater Dei Primary School is not currently offering scholarships.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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