Time To Apply For 2024 School Places
- Enrolling children into Prep for 2024 are now accepted from the start of Term 2 until July 28.
- Parents and carers will receive offer letters back by August 11, while applications received after July 28 will be considered by schools as they are received.
- To start primary school in 2024, your child will need to turn 5 years old by 30 April 2024. Schooling is compulsory for children who have turned 6 years old.
- If your child is starting Foundation (Prep) in 2024, you will be able to apply to enrol your child in a Victorian government primary school from the start of Term 2, 2023 (Monday 24 April 2023).
Please visit our Enrolments page for more information
Year 6 to Year 7 (Secondary School)
- As in previous years, families with children in Year 6 will receive a Placement Information Pack at the start of Term 2 which includes an Application for Year 7 Placement Form. These will need to be submitted by May 12, with students across Victoria receiving offer letters on July 19.
- Families applying for places at their local government school from the start of Term 2 can now also access the updated Find my School website, which gives parents and carers the latest information on school zones.
- Every child has the right to enrol at their designated neighbourhood government school or, if there are sufficient places, at another government school of their choice.