Enrolment: FAQs

How do I enrol my child?
  1. Give us a call: we will walk you through the process (Enrolments Officer – Aviva Yesgar 9301 1141)
  2. You can download an enrolment form from our website (section).
How do I choose the right Early Learning for my child?

Choosing a nurturing environment for your child’s schooling is challenging. KTC is here to help you with this challenge. We are a supportive, welcoming school, focused on children and their families.

If you would like to know more contact Aviva Yesgar, our enrolment officer on 9301 1141. Aviva will guide you through the process and connect you with our Director Virginia Aghan, who will share with you the wonderful opportunities available for your child at KTC.

How much is the enrolment fee?

A $50 enrolment fee should be submitted within the application process.

What other costs are involved in the application process?

You will not incur any other costs in the application process. However, once your child is offered a place at Kesser Torah College, you will have to pay a non-refundable $500 fee that will secure your child’s place.

When will I hear from the College?

Our Enrolments Officer will send you a confirmation that your Enrolments Form has been received.

Once offered a place, you will receive two documents. An Acceptance Enrolment Form as well as a form requesting your child’s personal details.

When should I enrol my child?

In order to ensure a place for your child, its recommended to enrol as early as possible.

What is the starting age to be eligible for enrolment into an Early Learning?

Children are able to be enrolled in KTC Early Learning at two years of age.

Can my child be catered for if he/she has special needs?

We are always available to discuss your child’s special needs with you and let you see what we have to offer throughout the College.

Do you offer subsidies?

Yes. Our financial Assistance Committee will review each application on a case by case basis.

Is Jewish Studies compulsory for my child?

We implement a true dual curriculum with an excellent Jewish Studies curriculum and General Studies programme.

How big are classes at Kesser Torah?

We are a small school with a big heart: as a result of this, children are given far more individual and personal attention then would be possible in a large school.

We are not Chabad – but we are dati. Will we be comfortable and accepted at KTC?

Over 40% of our students come from Modern-Orthodox, observant families. These students have integrated well into College life; have been peer-selected as leaders at school captain levels and at student council levels. While we are a Chabad school, we welcome, and indeed embrace families from different hashkafot.

What is KTC’s attitude to Israel?

Kesser Torah has one of the highest rates of Aliyah within its community. Our students have a very strong relationship with, and connection to, Israel.

We commemorate Yom Hazikaron and Yom Yerushalayim with passion and sincerity. On the day of Israel’s Independence, Yom Haatzmaut, we celebrate throughout the College with guest speakers, blue and white and a 1000 flags of Israel.

Over 80% of our students will study in Israel on various education programmes post HSC.

Do you run Israel Study Tours like other Jewish Day Schools?

Yes, we run a biannual Tour of 5 weeks for students in years 9 and 10, covering every aspect of Israel (the 2017 Tour had 40 participants).

My child will be going to university after school. Will KTC prepare him/her for this?

Definitely. We have over 20 HSC subjects on offer and many of our students proceed to university in various faculties. We have an excellent team of dedicated and experienced General Studies teachers and a rigorous academic programme.

Kesser Torah College:

  • Offers a differentiated & streamed Jewish Studies Programme
  • Runs advanced Torah Studies for Years 4, 5 & 6
  • Topped the State with highest possible marks in Modern Hebrew in the 2017 HSC
  • Topped the State in two HSC subjects in 2015 & 2016
  • Has had 30 mentions in the HSC distinguished achievers list over past three years
  • Offers an excellent Limmudei Kodesh Programme