Enrolments are arranged through the office and all newly enrolling families are encouraged to tour the school. School tours operate throughout the year.  Please contact the office on 9802 8618 or email the school if you have any enrolment queries.
Foundation 2025 (Prep) Enrolments

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:

  1. Contact our school Burwood East Primary School to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process. If you would like to book a tour please click here to register your interest.
  2. Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 15 April 2024). This pack inculudes an application form, which you can also request from our school.
  3. Submit an Enrolment Form/Application Form for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26 July 2024 
  4. You will be notified of the outcome of your application between Monday 29 July and Friday 9 August 2024. If you receive an enrolment offer, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 23 August 2024.
  5. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2024.
  6. Your child will start Foundation (Prep) from Wednesday 29 January 2025.

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.

Year 1 - 6 Enrolments
If you would like to book a tour please click here to register your interest.
You may also like to:

                   +  E-mail the school at: burwood.east.ps@education.vic.gov.au with any questions you may have
                   +  Download our enrolment form and checklist: Enrolment Form and Enrolment Checklist                                
                   +  Check you designated school Zone on findmyschool.vic.gov.au
                   +  Submit application via email

Enrolments for new students for all levels are accepted at any time during the school year.

Our School Zone

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:

Age For Enrolment

A child is admitted to school at the beginning of a year if his/her fifth birthday falls on or before the 30th April of that year. 
 Documentation Required for a New Enrolment
1. Completed school enrolment form
2. Proof of your child’s legal name and date of birth
  • We require a copy of your child’s birth certificate (translated to English if in another language)
  • If your child was born overseas, we also require your child’s passport and visa 

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.



Useful Links


Download Enrolment Form Here (Years 1 - 6)


Enrolment Checklist

Foundation Transition Information


Find My School


Starting School Information


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