Merewether High School

Scientia Ac Labore - Success through knowledge and application.

Telephone02 4969 3855

Enrolment Details

Our school can help with enrolment queries throughout the year, please call 02 4969 3855 or email Merewether High after reading the information below. Our HSC Excellence booklet outlines the achievements of most recently graduated students.



Important Enrolment Information Year 6 into Year 7

  • for all Y7 enrolment procedures please visit Selective High Schools and note application for Y7 enrolment at a Selective School must be made in Y5, the entrance exam is conducted in Y6
  • for latter year enrolment information read Merewether High Y8-Y12 Enrolment Policy
  • there is no entrance test for Year 8 to Year 12, positions are offered based on applications received and are subject to availability of a position

Entry into Year 7 2025

Applications for Year 7 2024 have closed. Applications for Year 7 2025 commence later this year for current Year 5 students. Information and dates will be listed here when they are confirmed. You can learn more about our school by reading our Parent Information powerpoint outlining information about our school, the outstanding academic outcomes we achieve, the support we provide our high potential and gifted students and the extensive range of extracurricular activities on offer.

Entry to Years 8 - 12

Applications for latter year positions for 2025 will open on 21 June 2024 and close on 22 July 2024. 

 Please refer to the following resources:

It is suggested the following information be included with the application:

  • a covering letter
  • a copy of your child's birth certificate
  • proof of citizenship or permanent residency
  • copies of the last two years school reports - including first semester of current year
  • a copy of your child's most recent NAPLAN results
  • copies of academic awards
  • any other information which may assist the panel to assess your child's academic achievements

All applications are considered by a panel consisting of the Principal and Deputy Principals. The panel meets in Term 3 and applicants are advised of the outcome in Term 4. Waiting lists are established and these remain current until the end of Term 1 the following year. A new application must be lodged each year if you wish to be considered for future placement.