Frequently Asked Questions

    Do you have to be Catholic to go to Christ the King?

    Families from all cultures are welcome at Christ the King Catholic primary school. Whilst our school is predominately Catholic, we are open and accepting of all faiths and religions. We believe that our Catholic faith can be enriched when we open ourselves to the stories of others. We aim to be an educational community where learning, culture and faith find a meeting place.

    How do I make an enquiry to enrol my child at Christ the King?

    If interested in enrolling your child at Christ the King please fill out the Enrolment Enquiry Form or contact the Office staff on 52481093 to make an appointment to meet with the Principal.

    Do you offer morning/afternoon school care?

    Christ the King has a partnership with Camp Australia, who provide Before and After School Care onsite. For more information click on the Before and After School Link.

    As a parent, how can I get involved?

    As a Family Partnership School we believe that when schools and families work together, children do better, schools improve and communities flourish. There are a range of forums in which parents can be become involved in their child's learning and in the life of the school:

    Christ the King Community Group Activities

    School Advisory Board - one rep per year level

    Student Led Learning Walks

    Community Conversations

    Assemblies

    Learning Expos

    How do I know how my child is progressing at school?

    We encourage parents to be actively engaged in their child’s learning through individual learning walks, parent/teacher/student conversations, student assessment portfolios, community conversations about learning and learning expos held each term.

    What specialists to you offer?

    Apart from the core subject areas of Religious Education, Mathematics, English we also provide outstanding specialist programs in the areas of Science, STEM, Italian (LOTE), Physical Education, Music, Visual Arts and Performing Arts.

    What type of extracurricular activities do you offer?

    Various extra curricula activities are also available, including Choir, Instrumental Music, Gardening and Coding Club at lunchtime.


    Where do Christ the King students go to secondary school?

    Students graduating from Christ the King attend St Ignatius, Sacred Heart, St Joseph's College, Clonard College, Geelong High and Newcomb Secondary College.

    What size are the classes?

    Christ the King is small school and we are able to offer small class sizes, ranging on average from 19 - 23.

    How do we cater for students of all abilities?

    Small class sizes ensures that students are both sufficiently challenged and supported. Through our ongoing use of academic data, we can confidently say that we add value to each child’s learning at both ends of the learning continuum. Students with additional learning needs are also well supported by our Learning Support Officers and teaching staff to participate fully in the life of our school.

    Students are encouraged to take responsibility and become self-directed learners through our personalised approach to learning. Our aim is to develop students to become clear thinkers who are able to question, critically evaluate and become responsible and articulate members of society.

    How are classes grouped?

    In 2018 we have the following class groupings:

    Prep & Prep/1

    Year 1/2

    Year 3/4

    Year 5/6

    What is the standard of education provided at Christ the King?

    The Annual Report to the Community provides a snapshot of the standards Christ the King has achieved in the previous year. This includes information about NAPLAN achievements plus many more. Click on the link below - Annual Report 2016


    Mrs Josephine Blackley
    Principal of Christ the King
    jblackley@ctknewcomb.catholic.edu.au