Applying, Payment Options and Fees
Apply for a place
- Receive an offer for a Gifted and Talented program
If you have been offered a place in a Gifted and Talented program, you can apply for a residential place at City Beach Residential College.
You are welcome to make contact with the College to arrange a personal tour of the facilities. Talking with staff and students already part of the residential college community is also a good way to learn more about college life. Contact us to find out more:
T: 9237 7500
- Apply for a place
Download an Application for a residential place, or contact us and we will send one to you.
Submit your completed application to us for assessment, including payment of the $50 application fee.
- Assessment of your application
Our College Manager may request a meeting with you and your child. We may ask for additional information, or contact past schools or other individuals as part of our assessment.
We will inform you of the outcome of your application at the earliest opportunity.
- Complete and sign the Boarding Agreement
If our College Manager offers you a place, we will invite you to enter into a boarding agreement. See a sample boarding agreement.
Return the signed boarding agreement, the associated documentation and the $300 bond to accept the offer.
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22 Kalinda Drive,
(08) 9285 2672
22 Kalinda Drive
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Fees and financial assistance
When accepting a place at a residential college, parents agree to pay the $14,823 boarding fee which covers the bed, meals, facilities, and pastoral care of each student.
In addition to the boarding fee, amounts are required to cover individual services which may be provided for students. Individual services may include, but are not limited to, extras such as uniforms, tutoring, counselling, transport, medical services, medical supplies, camps and outings.
Parents may be eligible for allowances or subsidies which can reduce costs. To find out more about your eligibility for these allowances and subsidies, download the Residential college costs factsheet.
In 2024, eligible families in regional and remote areas may be able to access support for boarding costs from the Commonwealth Regional Scholarship Program.