How to enrol at Eltham North PS

Ready to enrol?

Enrolments are OPEN for 2024

The Starting School page contains information for families on how to ennrol their child in a Victorian Government School and outlines the timeframes for submitting enrolment applications for the Foundation (Prep) 2024 year

The Department of Education 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 Eltham North Primary School.

The new timeline will apply for children starting Foundation (Prep) in 2024. All government primary schools will follow the new timeline in 2023 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2024 school year.

You can find information and resources about the new timeline, including factsheets and the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers’, at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep).

You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Eltham North Primary School from 24 April 2023.

What you need to do:
1.    Contact our school on 9439 9639 to learn more about the enrolment        application process. To book a school tour go to Trybookings
2.    Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from
       Enrolling in Foundation (Prep)
3.    Submit the relevant enrolment application form (Application Form for
       out-of-zone children) or (Enrolment Form for in-zone children)
       by Friday 28 July 2023 with proof of birth and Immunisation Certificate.
4.    You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 11 August
. If you receive an enrolment offer, you should contact our school to        accept the offer by Friday 25 August 2023
5.    Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4,        2023
6.    Your child will start Foundation (Prep) from Tuesday 30 January 2024

Enrolment applications submitted after 28 July 2023 will be processed by our school as they are received, in accordance with the department’s Placement Policy.

You can download the relevant forms for Eltham North Primary School here:
Steps to enrol your child at Eltham North Primary School
Application Form - For out-of-zone enrolment enquiries
Enrolment Form - For in-zone enrolments
Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers

Still deciding?

Visit our tours and events page for information on tour bookings and events to help you decide if Eltham North Primary is the school for you.

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School Zone - Are you inside our school zone ?

Our school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au The site hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones.

Students residing within our school zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined based on your permanent residential address. Our school manages enrolments using the Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighborhood school and may enrol at another school, if there are available places. For more information, you can:     

Visit School zones for answers to frequently asked questions.
Call the Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA) on 1800 896 950.
Email the VSBA at vsba@education.vic.gov.au

findmyschool website

The Department provides guidance through the School Placement Policy  to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and the freedom to choose other schools, subject to facility limitations.  If you feel you are out of zone or unsure then please phone the office and we will support your enquiry.