St Marcellin Catholic College

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Catholic Education Western Australia will open St Marcellin Catholic College in Madora Bay in 2025. The new Catholic College will offer a co-educational learning environment for Pre-Kindergarten to Year 2 in 2025 and are now accepting applications for enrolment.


We are delighted to announce that we have commenced the process for the appointment of Educators for 2025. We are seeking Early Years and Primary Educators, including Classroom Teachers, Education Assistants and Specialist Teachers for our budding community.

Please find below the links to the applicant packages for:
Junior School Educator
Junior School Education Assistant

“I am excited to welcome you to St Marcellin Catholic College, the newest Catholic school in Western Australia. With less than twelve months until we welcome the first cohort of students into our classrooms, work is well underway to ensure the College is ready. Together I hope we will develop young people with strong minds and gentle hearts; faithful and compassionate citizens always seeking to do good in the world. As we move forward, I look forward to welcoming prospective families to our College community”

Ms Anita O’Donohue
Foundation Principal

Catholic Education Western Australia is delighted to have Ms Anita O’Donohue guiding the vital planning and development of St Marcellin Catholic College in Madora Bay, as the building of Stage 1 rolls out for opening in 2025.

With over 25 years’ experience in education, in both Australia and the United Kingdom, Ms O’Donohue brings a wealth of knowledge to our community. Ms O’Donohue’s expertise in educational leadership, combined with her deep connection to the Catholic faith, and having served in several leadership positions at Kolbe Catholic College and Holy Cross College, will be beneficial to establishing a thriving learning community in the Madora Bay area.

We will keep families up to date on the progress and invite them to submit their enrolment application using the forms below.

To find out when your child can start school and at what year level, please refer to this calculator.

For more information, please contact Gunther De Vos at or on 08 9380 1849. To view some of our most commonly asked questions, please visit the link here: Frequently Asked Questions. 


We are now accepting Applications to Enrol for all year levels. All enrolment applications, from both Catholic and non-Catholic families, are welcomed at St Marcellin Catholic College.

Initially offering Pre-Kindergarten to Year 2 in 2025, additional year levels will be added each year, until the college is offering Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 in 2035, as shown in the table below:

Year Offered from
Pre-Kindergarten (3-year old Kindergarten) 2025
Kindergarten 2025
Pre-Primary 2025
Year 1 2025
Year 2 2025
Year 3 2026
Year 4 2027
Year 5 2028
Year 6 2029
Year 7 2030
Year 8 2031
Year 9 2032
Year 10 2033
Year 11 2034
Year 12 2035

Required Documentation

Please ensure you complete all the required documentation outlined below. Applications will be processed when all the required documentation has been provided.

Not Born in Australia

Any child, parent or carer not born in Australia must provide a copy of their passport or Australian Citizenship Certificate.

Not an Australian Citizen

Any child, parent or carer who is not an Australian citizen must also provide a copy of their visa.


Where applicable, provide Baptism, Reconciliation, First Communion or Confirmation certificates, and Parish Reference.

Application Interview Offer / Acceptance of Enrolment
Complete below form/s and submit to You will be contacted for an in person interview If successful you will receive an offer of a place at the college
Application Form
or for Pre-Kindergarten (3 year olds)
Pre-Kindergarten Application Form
Bring all documents from the checklist in the Application Form Acceptance of Enrolment Form

Child’s Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Status Report

Application Fee ($55) to be paid at interview Data Collection Form

Parish Reference (if applicable, see above)

Deposit of $200 to be paid on acceptance of offer to secure a place (per child)


School Age Calculator

School Age Calculator

Enter details to determine when your child can start school


Prior to first year of school, child will be in

Kindergarten in 2022

As the first year of Primary, child will be in

Pre-Primary in 2023

Child will enter Primary school

Year 1 in2024

Location map

The college will be located at the corner of Madora Beach Road and Mandurah Road – highlighted in purple on the map.

St Marcellin Catholic College, Madora Bay – Expression of Interest

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