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Enrolment

Thank you for your interest in Banyan Fields Primary School. We look forward to welcoming your family into our school community.

Do you have a child starting school in 2024?

Or would you like transfer to Banyan Fields Primary School?

Enrolment Enquiry

Enrolment age

All children entering primary school must be five years of age by the 30th April of the starting year. Children who turn 5 after that date begin school the following year.
 
The enrolment application
To enrol your child in a Victorian government school you will need to fill out an enrolment form at that school and provide the school with important information about your child, including:
  • Evidence of your child’s date of birth (if they were not born in Australia, a passport or travel document such as a visa.
  • Your contact, phone and address details, and that of any other parent, guardian and/or carer
  • Names and contact details of emergency contacts
  • Immunisation Status Certificate
  • Health and welfare information
  • Information about the language/s your child speaks and hears at home
  • A separate application must be completed for each enrolling child.
Enrolment Process

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:

Foundation (Prep) enrolments

The Department of Education (DE) has a 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 Banyan Fields Primary School.

You can find information and resources about the enrolment timeline and procedures at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep).

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process

  2. Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 24 April 2023)

  3. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 28 July 2023

  4. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 11 August 2023. If you receive an offer of placement, 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.

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