Enrolment Process


enrolment-procedureThe Glenleighden School provides a specialised program that is adjusted to meet the learning needs of children with a disability for whom language is the primary disorder.

The criteria for a placement at The Glenleighden School are very specific. Places are allocated depending on class vacancies, availability of government funding and other factors.

On enquiry, our Enrolments Team will talk through your child’s areas of strength and difficulty with reference to eligibility criteria.

Please note that an enrolment application does not automatically ensure a placement for your child at the Glenleighden School.

1. Contact us

To hear more about the enrolment process and our school program, enquiries can be made by parents, educators and/or other professionals by phoning (07) 3378 8625 or emailing enquiries@salda.org.au

2. School Tour

Our Enrolments Team will organise a suitable date to provide you and your child with a tour of our school. Please complete the Enquiry Form prior to your visit.

3. Complete an Enrolment Application Form

To further your enquiry and make an enrolment application, please complete an Application Form . Applicants are also asked to submit all relevant documents, which as a minimum should include:

  • A diagnostic speech-language report, with results of a standardised assessment
  • A current diagnostic cognitive and/or occupational therapy assessment report
  • A hearing assessment report
  • Paediatrician/medical reports

Parents are also advised to submit

  • Current Individualised Educational Plan (IEP)
  • Relevant therapy and school progress reports
  • Birth certificate and visa documentation if applicable

The safety of our prospective students is important to us. Therefore, we ask all applicants to disclose the care arrangements for the child(ren) and provide copies of existing court orders regarding legal requirements relating to custody of the child(ren).

4. Consideration of Eligibility

Our Enrolments Team will collect information in order to generate a profile of your child’s current needs. As mentioned, the criteria for placement at The Glenleighden School are quite specific and your child is not guaranteed a placement when you apply. More detailed information may be requested as part of the information gathering process. The Enrolments Team will discuss suitability with the Chief Executive Officer who will make the final decision regarding placement.

5. Placement at The Glenleighden School

If your application is successful, you will receive a letter of offer from our Chief Executive Officer via email and in the post.

If your child meets eligibility criteria, but there are no available placements, they may be placed on a waiting list.

Upon receipt of signed acceptance, you must attend a meeting with the Chief Executive Officer to complete all enrolment documentation.

6. Intake Assessment

Prior to commencement at The Glenleighden School, all students complete a series of assessments to inform program planning. Assessments typically take place over 2 days. You will receive a copy of the report and will be invited to attend a meeting at the school to discuss the assessment results and recommendations for programming.

7. School Fees

Glenleighden aims to be accessible to all children and young people who meet the enrolment criteria. We understand that at times financial barriers may prevent families from accessing our services which is why we offer fee assistance and moving forward we will be providing bursaries. The most important thing is for your family to discuss your situation with our enrolments officer so we can answer your questions and find a way to welcome you into the Glenleighden family.

For information on our school fees please click here.


For more information please contact:here.

The Glenleighden School Enrolment Team


Attn: Enquiries and Enrolment Team.

07 3378 8625