Enrolment Process

  1. Attend
    Attend Open Day
    Book Open Day
  2. Application
    Invitation to Apply*
    (Application Fee)
  3. Take Assesment T
    Learner Profile Assessment
  4. Interview
    Interview Stage
  5. Notification T
    Offer Notification
  6. Accept
    (Acceptance Fee)

*Applications for Year 7 in 2024 and 2025 will be automatically placed on a waiting list. There are limited spots available in other Year levels.

Please note Year 7 2024 and 2025 are currently full. Applications for these year levels will automatically be placed on a waiting list and only reviewed if a place becomes available. All applications are subject to availability at all stages of the enrolment process.

Enrolment Process

  1. Open Day - To attend an Open Day you must Register your details. Registered participants will be invited to attend the next available Open Day.
  2. Invitation to Apply - Once Open Day is attended, an application form is sent. Attendance at an Open Day is required prior to receiving an application form. Submissions will be charged an Application Fee.  
  3. Learner Profile Assessment - Once applied and Application Fee paid, prospective students sit a Learner Profile Assessment (applicable only to cohorts with places available and students that are currently enrolled in Kindergarten and above).
  4. Interview Stage - Selection of suitable applicants will take place prior to being invited to attend an interview with the School Executive Team.
  5. Offer Notification - Enrolment offer or notification of unsuccessful application is sent.
  6. Acceptance - Parents accept the offer and an Acceptance Fee is paid.

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For additional information please read our Enrolment Policy.

Parent Code of Conduct

In our commitment to creating a respectful educational environment, abusive behaviour or disrespect towards staff will not be tolerated. Any breach of this can result in withholding applications or enrolments.

Thank you for helping us maintain a respectful and harmonious community.

Tangara Infants

Our Infants campus is co-educational from Prep to Year 1. On the completion of Year 1, the girls remain on the Tangara Cherrybrook campus and move up to the Junior School, while the boys transition to the main boy’s campus of Redfield College situated in Dural.

In order to maintain the high academic benchmarks in numeracy and literacy at our school, the following age cut-offs are applicable:

  • Prep - Turns 4 years old before 31 March
  • Kindergarten - Turns 5 years old before 31 March
  • Year 1 - Turns 6 years old before 31 March
  • Year 2 - Turns 7 years old before 31 March

Students transferring from other schools at any year level, with cut-off dates later than 31 March, may be required to repeat a grade.

For additional information please read our Enrolment Policy and other School Policies.

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2024 Fees

Effective from Term 1, 2024 • All fees are in $AUD

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Year1st Child2nd Child3rd ChildAdditional Children
Prep 2 Days$5,045$5,045$5,045$5,045
Prep 3 Days$7,310$7,310$7,310$7,310

Annual Preparatory Fees:

  • All fees are $AUD.
  • Tuition fees are charged on a termly basis. The school year consists of 4 terms.
  • The above figures do not include the compulsory Annual Capital Levy (previously the Building Levy) – Per Family $ 1,500
  • A 3% discount to Tuition Fees applies where annual school fees and all levies that are paid in advance. Please email fees@pared.edu.au by Friday the 5th of January to request an annual invoice, payment will be due by 31st January. Discount is applied to tuition fees only not levies or disbursements.
  • Sibling concessions do not apply to Preparatory enrolments.

Preparatory Program

  • Preparatory (Prep) = Pre-Kindy Program for 4 year old children only.
  • The aim of the Preparatory (Prep) Program is to create an environment where each child becomes a successful learner and develops a love of learning.
  • Students enrolling in Preparatory should have turned 4 by 31st March of the year before they commence Kindergarten.
  • Preparatory-Year 1 Redfield boys attend classes on Tangara Campus.

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Year1st Child2nd Child3rd ChildAdditional Children
Year 1 - 2$5,185$4,822$4,667Nil
Year 3 - 4$7,945$7,389$7,151Nil
Year 5 - 6$10,710$9,960$9,639Nil
Year 7$13,000$12,090$11,700Nil
Year 8$14,490$13,476$13,041Nil
Year 9 -10$17,010$15,819$15,309Nil
Year 11$17,010$15,819$15,309Nil
Year 12$17,010$15,819$15,309Nil

All fees are in $AUD

Annual Tuition Fees

  • Tuition fees are charged on a termly basis. The school year consists of 4 terms.
  • The above figures do not include the compulsory Annual Capital Levy (previously the Building Levy) – Per Family $ 1,500
  • There is no charge for tuition fees or levies for additional enrolled children (4th concurrent enrolment onwards).
  • A 3% discount to Tuition Fees applies where annual school fees and all levies that are paid in advance. Please email fees@pared.edu.au by Friday the 5th of January to request an annual invoice, payment will be due by 31st January. Discount is applied to tuition fees only not levies or disbursements.
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YearPrep 2 DaysPrep 3 DaysKindyYear 1-2Year 3-4Year 5-6Year 7Year 8Year 9-10Year 11Year 12
Annual CTL$1,095$1,560$1,550$1,595$1,895$2,035$2,385$2,415$2,630$2,630$1,970

All fees are in $AUD

Annual Curriculum and Technology Levy (CTL)

  • This incorporates an annual Information and Communication Technology (ICT) component of $900 for costs associated with the provision of electronic devices and educational software.
  • The CTL will cover the provision of curriculum-related materials, incursions, minor excursions and primary swimming programs. This will provide more certainty to parents and reduce the need to make extra payments.
  • The CTL excludes camps (e.g., year camps), major excursions, and some elective/music fees.

Enrolment Application Fee
$250 per family for all new families
(No additional fee for application of siblings)

Enrolment Acceptance Fee
$2,000 (first child)
$1,500 (each additional child)

Annual Capital Levy*
(Previously the Building Levy) $1,500 per family

All fees are in $AUD

*Having this levy and sibling concessions for fees applied to one family across two schools (Tangara School for Girls and Redfield College) is unique to the schools of the Pared Foundation.

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Tangara School for Girls partnered with Edstart. Edstart is a leading provider of payment and technology services for the education sector in Australia, and is the payment platform we use to receive all Fee payments.

Every family must create an Edstart Plus account before their child commences at Tangara. With Edstart you can choose when and how to schedule Fee payments, with flexible options for when circumstances change.

How does it work?

  1. Set up your Edstart Plus account by visiting www.edstart.com.au/pared
  2. You can select the frequency of your Fee payments (weekly, fortnightly, monthly, termly or annually) as well as the date you would like to be charged, and by which payment method you prefer.
  3. Edstart will contact you to finalise the setup for your Edstart Plus account.

If you have any questions regarding the payment of your child’s Fees, please contact Edstart in the first instance by calling 1300 139 445 or emailing contact@edstart.com.au. The customer service team are available Monday-Friday between 8AM-8PM.

As part of our commitment to parents, the school absorbs the administrative fees for your Edstart Plus account, so this service is free for families to use.

Benefits of using Edstart

  • Parents can choose any date/day on a weekly, fortnightly, monthly, termly or annual basis for fee payments to be made
  • Fee payments can be spread over a full 12-month period
  • Changes to the payment date can be made at any time, at no cost
  • Credit Card payments are surcharge-free
  • During difficult times, families can be offered flexible payment schedules and payment holidays can be accommodated
  • Edstart offers families an option to extend the term of their repayments beyond 12 months (there is a cost for this option called Edstart Extend).
  • School fees that are paid in full by 31 January are eligible for a 3% discount.

For further information, please read our Edstart FAQs page.

School Fees & Levies

  • School Fees and Levies are billed on a Term basis and are to be paid per the due dates on the schedule.
  • Families with an overdue balance will be sent a reminder email requesting payment within seven (7) days of the due date which is printed on each statement.
  • Where fees and levies are not paid within 30 days of the due date the student’s enrolment may be terminated unless the School is willing to accept other arrangements. Failure to abide by any other agreed arrangements may result in the enrolment of the student being terminated without further notice.
  • Fees will not be remitted in whole or part if the student is absent due to illness, leave or suspension.
  • The CTL,
    • Does not cover uniforms or textbooks, camps, major excursions, and certain elective and music charges;
    • Is payable in full for all students; and
    • Is non-refundable and credits will not be issued arising from failure to participate in core programs, illness or cessation of enrolment
  • Annual school fees and levies that are paid in advance by arrangement with the Finance Department, will be entitled to a 3% discount (Tuition fees only).

Pared is not a credit provider under the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 (Cth) and is unable to offer payment plans. Parents who require financial assistance for the payment of school accounts should contact their bank or a credit provider.

Notice of Withdrawal

  • If Parents wish to withdraw a student from the School, notice given must not be less than one full term's notice to expire at the end of a term.
  • Notice of withdrawal must be given to the Principal/Headmaster in writing. If the required notice is not given and the School is not reasonably able to immediately fill the student’s place for the relevant term, the Parents must pay a School term’s fees plus GST, in lieu of notice.
  • The fees will be calculated from the fee schedule immediately following the departure date.
  • Upon receipt of notice of withdrawal, any adjustment to the invoiced tuition fees will be made.
  • If a student is withdrawn, any balance due to the school for that Student, must be paid in full, on or before the student’s final day of attendance.

2024 Term Dates

Term 1
Wednesday 31 January to Fri 12 April / 11 weeks

Term 2
Tuesday 30 April to Fri 28 June / 9 weeks

Term 3
Wednesday 24 July to Friday 27 September / 10 weeks

Term 4
Tuesday 15 October to Wednesday 4 December / 8 weeks