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Foundation Transition

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Dates for the Transition Program for the 2024 Foundation students 

  • Wednesday 4th October 2023

  • Wednesday 11th October 2023

  • Wednesday 25th October 2023

  • Wednesday 1st November 2023

  • Wednesday 15th November 2023

Statewide Transition Day / Foundation Orientation Day

Tuesday 12th December 2023

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Kinder to Foundation Transition Program at Banyan Fields Primary School


At Banyan Fields, we understand that a child’s first year at school is an important one.  Banyan Fields Foundation Teachers work closely with local kindergartens and childcare centres to create a positive start for your child and to ensure their learning journey is as smooth as possible.


Banyan Fields provides five Kinder to Foundation transition sessions as well as a morning with their Foundation class and Teacher.

The Transition Program


  • is designed to assist your child in becoming familiar with the Banyan Fields Primary School environment.


  • supports your child to build happy, positive relationships.

  • provides reassurance to the child (and the parent) that our learning environment is safe and friendly.

  • allows your child to make new friends.


  • enables you to meet the caring and dedicated teachers who will provide the quality education your child deserves.

School Guided Tours

Contact the school office to book your School Guided Tour. 

Phone: 03 9782 1333


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Foundation Enrolment Process

Our school zone is available on 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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