School Enrolment Information
2024 FOUNDATION ENROLMENTS - CLOSE FRIDAY 28TH JULY
Thank you for considering Aspendale Gardens Primary School as your choice for your child.
The Department of Education and Training (DET) has released a new statewide Foundation (Prep) enrolment timeline.
The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Foundation (Prep) at a Victorian government primary school, including Aspendale Gardens Primary School.
The new timeline will apply for children starting Foundation (Prep) in 2024.
You can find information and resources about the new timeline, including factsheets, at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). You can also download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers for the 2024 school year’ from the Starting School webpage (available from Monday 24th April 2023).
You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Aspendale Gardens Primary School from Monday 24th April 2023.
What you need to do:
Contact our school office on (03) 9587 0877 to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process.
Our Term 2 School Tours will run on:
Tuesday 2nd May @ 2.30pm
Tuesday 9th May @ 9.15am
Tuesday 16th May @ 9.15am
Tuesday 23rd May @ 2.30pm
Tuesday 30th May @ 9.15am
Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack 'Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) from https://www.vic.gov.au/enrolling-foundation-prep (available from Monday 24th April 2023)
Submit an Application for Enrolment Foundation (Prep) by Friday 28th July 2023
You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 11th August 2023. If you receive an offer of placement, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 25th August 2023
Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2023
Your child will start Foundation (Prep) from Tuesday 30th January 2024.
If you have any enrolment questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact us on
9587 0877 or email our Enrolment Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Forms & Information Documents
SECONDARY SCHOOL ENROLMENTS (Year 6 to Year 7 Process)
The Department of Education and Training (DET) has released a statewide Year 6 to Year 7 timeline and processes for enrolment at a secondary school. The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Year 7 at a Victorian government secondary school.
You can find information and resources about the new timeline, including factsheets, at: https://www.vic.gov.au/moving-primary-secondary-school-information-parents-and-carers
Term 1 Secondary Schools will be offering information sessions, open nights and school tours.
Term 2 Week 1 placement information packs will be distributed by Aspendale Gardens PS to our current Year 6 parents.
Friday 12th May – Parents / carers to return the application for Year 7 placement form to Aspendale Gardens PS before this date.
Wednesday 19th July – Primary schools notify parents / carers of Year 6 students, in writing, of their child’s Year 7 placement offer for 2024 school year.
Friday 28th July – Closing date for parents / carers to lodge a written non-placement appeal with their preferred secondary school (if necessary).
Tuesday 12th December – Statewide Orientation Day for Year 6 students attending Government secondary schools.
We encourage our parents / carers to visit the secondary schools for tours and open day events in Term 1. This will allow parents / carers to look at the options and make an informed decision before Friday 12th May deadline.