Download School Fee Schedule here: 2019 SCHOOL FEES.pdf
1. School fees and levies are charged on a term basis during the first week of the term in accordance with the School Fees and Levies Schedule (available on our website).
2. Fees are due to be paid within 14 days of the issue of the Statement of Fees and Levies. The due date will be noted on the statement.
3. Where a parent/guardian believes financial circumstances have arisen that will prevent or delay the payment of the school fee account, a variety of options are available:
a) Extension of Time
If an extension is required, please contact the school finance office prior to the due date.
b) Payment Plans
Payment of the school fee and levy account by regular instalments. All payment plans must ensure that the account is cleared by the last day of the school year or as negotiated with the Finance Manager.
c) Fee Concessions
In cases of financial hardship an application may be made for a fee concession.
i. Concession applications are accepted at the commencement of each year or at any point initiated by the family. Concessions are issued for a maximum period of 12 months within a calendar year. Consideration for a subsequent 12-month period will require a new application.
ii. A compassionate and just approach under the mission and values of Brisbane Catholic Education and St Kevin’s School is used when reviewing applications. The same process is adopted by all Brisbane Catholic Education St Kevin’s School for assessing eligibility.
iii. Concession application forms are available at the school finance office.
iv. All matters are dealt with on a confidential basis.4. Recovery of unpaid fees
iv. All matters are dealt with on a confidential basis.
In fairness to families who pay their school fees regularly and on time, our school will follow up all overdue school fee accounts.
a) A reminder statement/notice/letter will be issued within 7 days to any family who has not settled their school fee account by the due date where a payment plan or other arrangements are not in place.
b) If payment or a suitable response is not received within 7 days of the reminder statement, contact with the parent will be made via telephone, mail or email.
c) If after two weeks from this second reminder satisfactory arrangements have not been reached, the account may be sent to the school Debt Collection agency. In serious cases, where there is clear capacity to pay outstanding fees, legal options may be pursued by the school.
d) Legal costs, direct debit rejection fees and any debt collection costs or other costs incurred will be at the family’s expense.