Hunter School of the Performing Arts

PERFORMING AT OUR BEST

Telephone02 4952 3355

Emailhuntperfor-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Enrolment Process

High School
Year 7 to Year 11

Monday 2 April 2018
Application Forms Due

Parents/carers to complete online or offline application form, Section A, and submit/mail by this date to Hunter School of the Performing Arts.

Friday 20 April 2018
Notification of Audition Times

Parents/carers will be notified of audition dates and times by mail.

Monday 7 to Friday 11 May
Audition Sessions

Dance auditions are one compulsory workshop.

Drama and Music auditions will comprise two compulsory components: a specialised audition in Drama or Music and participation in a single-arts group workshop in the same session.

Wednesday 30 May 2018
Audition Results

All parents/carers will be notified of their child's results by mail, this will be either a direct offer, a reserve offer or a declination.

Monday 4 June 2018
Appeals to Initial Notification

Appeals must be in writing only and only with regard to the audition process not the result. Appeals must be received by the Monday 4 June 2018 for Year 7 to Year 11.

Thursday 7:00pm 7 June 2018
Information Day

The parents/carers of successful applicants will be given information about the school and any requirements for the 2019 Scholastic Year and beyond.

Friday 15 June 2018
Deadline for Acceptance

Parents/carers are required to confirm or decline our initial offer of enrolment by this date.

Primary School
Year 3 to Year 6

Monday 20 August 2018
Application Forms Due

Parents/carers to complete online or offline application form, Section A, and submit/mail by this date to Hunter School of the Performing Arts.

Friday 7 September 2018
Notification of Audition Times

Parents/carers will be notified of audition dates and times by mail.

Monday 24 to Friday 28 September
Audition Sessions

Dance auditions are one compulsory workshop.

Drama and Music auditions will comprise two compulsory components: a specialised audition in Drama or Music and participation in a single-arts group workshop in the same session.

Wednesday 29 October 2018
Audition Results

All parents/carers will be notified of their child's results by mail, this will be either a direct offer, a reserve offer or a declination.

Friday 2 November 2018
Appeals to Initial Notification

Appeals must be in writing only and only with regard to the audition process not the result. Appeals must be received by the Friday 2 November for Year 3 to Year 6.

Monday 1:00pm 5 November 2018
Information Day

The parents/carers of successful applicants will be given information about the school and any requirements for the 2019 Scholastic Year and beyond.

Friday 9 November 2018
Deadline for Acceptance

Parents/carers are required to confirm or decline our initial offer of enrolment by this date.

Audition Results

Application notifications are:

Wednesday 30 May 2018 for Year 7 to Year 11

Monday 29 October 2018 for Year 3 to Year 6

Notifications will involve one of three responses, either:

  1. a direct offer of enrolment
  2. a position on the reserve list indicating place
  3. a declination of enrolment with feedback

Reserve positions will be offered to students up to the end of Week 3 Term 1 2019.

Illness or Misadventure

If an applicant is ill or experiences a misadventure on the day of the audition an Illness/Misadventure form should be collected from Administration Office or downloaded, filled in and submitted to the school within 24 hours of the scheduled audition time. 

If an applicant is ill or experiences misadventure prior to the day of the audition the school should be contacted immediately. 

Please note that dates and times of auditions will not be changed after notification.

Audition Appeals

Appeals against the audition process must be made in writing to:

The Principal - Ms Jo Gray
Hunter School of the Performing Arts
PO Box 1
BROADMEADOW NSW 2292

Appeals must be in writing.

Appeals may only be regarding the audition process and not the result.

There will be no individual feedback given on a student's individual audition, either written or orally.

Any appeals must be made by Monday 4 June 2018 for Year 7 to Year 11 or Friday 2 November 2018 for Year 3 to Year 6.