Fees

Essential Education Fees

These fees have been introduced as means of providing items or services that are essential to support the course of instruction in the standard curriculum program. These are provided at a cost far cheaper to parents than if each item was purchased separately and enable the school to plan effective delivery of curriculum to all students. The following costs are covered by these fees:

Essential Education Items Years 7–10  – $150

  • All materials essential to the delivery of the curriculum
  • Costs of whole school excursions, transportation, and entrance into sporting venues i.e. Swimming Sports and Athletics Day.
  • Cost of materials for the delivery of Electives
  • Students are provided with a combination lock for their locker

Essential Education Items Years 11–12 –  $120

  • All materials essential to the delivery of the curriculum
  • Costs of whole school excursions, transportation, and entrance into sporting venues i.e. Swimming Sports and Athletics Day.
  • Cost of materials for the delivery of Electives.  Students are provided with a combination lock for their locker

Payment Options

  • Payment Plans
  • Compass Pay – log into Compass and make payment in full or via payment plans online via debit/credit card
  • BPay – ensure you email the College to advise of which charges you are paying
  • Centrepay – if you are the recipient of Centrelink payments you can arrange to have a fortnightly amount deducted from your payment & forwarded to the College
  • At the General Office of either campus by cash, cheque, EFTPOS or credit card

Traralgon College makes every effort to keep the cost and number of items that need to be purchased to a minimum. We also try to ensure that the costs are affordable for all parents. The school appreciates that families may sometimes experience financial difficulties in meeting requests for payments and contributions. If you will have difficulty making payments please make an appointment to speak to the Business Manager, to discuss possible support options and flexible payment arrangements. Any information about your financial circumstances, payment arrangements or status will be kept strictly confidential.