The Department of Education has released an updated statewide Foundation (Prep) enrolment timeline for the 2025 school year.
The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Foundation (Prep) at a Victorian government primary school, including Burwood East Primary School.
All government primary schools will follow the timeline in 2024 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2025 school year. If you would like to book a tour please click here to register your interest.
You can find information and resources about the timeline, including factsheets and a poster at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). You can also download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents and Carers’ from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 15 April 2024).
Please note: You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Burwood East Primary School from 15 April 2024. Tours will be running from March 2024 onwards, please register your interest and we will contact you closer to the date with tour dates. These tours hosted by the school principal provide valuable insights into the diverse opportunities awaiting you at Burwood East Primary School. If you would like to book a tour please click here to register your interest.
What you need to do:
Enrolment applications submitted after 26 July 2024 will be processed by our school as they are received, in accordance with the department’s Placement Policy.
Our school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au which hosts the most up-to-date information on school zones in Victoria.
Students residing within our school zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address.
Our school manages enrolments using the Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and may enrol at another school, if there are available places.
For more information, you can:
3. Your child’s Immunisation History Statement.
As of 28 February 2018, an Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register will be the only form of documentation accepted as proof of a child's immunisation status.
a) If you have a Medicare card you will need to contact the Australian Immunisation Register on 1800 653 809 to have them post you a copy of your child’s Immunisation History Statement.
b) If you do not have a Medicare card or if the Immunisation Register does not hold any information for your child, you will need to take your child’s immunisation information to a doctor to have it uploaded to the Australian Immunisation Register.
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