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Open Days

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For further information on the enrolment process, click here.

Please note that there are around 100 places available for new Year 9 students and applications close in early April each year.


Secondary School Open Day

Our Secondary School Open Day takes place in March each year, when one of our expert student guides will take you on a tour of the St Andrew’s College Secondary School. Your family will visit all of the important buildings and facilities on campus, watch various demonstrations taking place throughout the College, see classes in action, and watch sports trainings taking place. In addition to our various learning centres, you will visit some of our special facilities, such as the Music Department, TV and Media Studio, High Performance Fitness Centre, Strowan House, and the Centennial Chapel.

Application Deadlines:

  • Year 9 Boarding Applications – Monday 20 March 2023
  • Year 9 Applications (for children and siblings of Old Collegians) – Monday 20 March 2023
  • Year 9 Day Student Applications – Thursday 6 April 2023
  • Year 10–13 Boarding and Day Student Applications – Sunday 20 August 

Preparatory School Open Day

Our Preparatory School Open Day takes place in March each year, when enthusiastic student guides will lead your family on a tour of the wonderful facilities for Year 1–8 students in our Preparatory School Learning Centre and Junior School. Demonstrations will take place in various classrooms, with regular lessons continuing in other classrooms to give you an insight into the St Andrew’s learning environment. In addition, you will visit specialist facilities for art, music, drama and dance, science, food technology, and individual music tuition, along with our impressive outdoor sports and playground facilities.

For Further Information

If you require further information, please contact our College Registrar, Lynn Smith at or +64 3 940 2016 or for Preparatory School information, Assistant to the Preparatory School Principal, Charlotte McCaughey-Chapman at or +64 940 2017.