Prep Enrolment


Dear Parents / Guardians,


Thank you for your interest in enrolling your child in Prep for 2022 at Courtenay Gardens Primary School.


Please find below further information on the enrolment process and the ‘Expression of Interest Form for Prep 2022’ to be completed and submitted.


Please contact the school office if you have any queries.


Kind Regards,


Marc de Ley


Current Activity: Enrolment forms and packs have been sent by post to eligible families

Important Dates

 School tours

 Wednesday 26th May 9:00a.m.

 Wednesday 26th May 2:30p.m.

 Thursday 15th July 5:00p.m. at the PAC

 Prep Information Night  Thursday 15th 6:00p.m. in school gym
 Expression of Interest Forms due  Friday 23rd July 3:30p.m.
 Letter of Offer and Enrolment Packs sent out  By Tuesday 27th July

 Enrolment Form to be sent home

 From Wednesday 28th July

 Enrolment Form DUE to school office to confirm your placement

 Thursday 5th August, 3.00pm

 Letter for Compass platform registration* and booking instructions for Early Years Evaluation (EYE) sent via post

 Tuesday 10th August

 Parents to register on Compass and book their child’s EYE session

 Between 10th- 20th August

 Prep EYE interviews  23rd August- 10th September 

 2022 classes drafted in Class Creator

 Monday 13th- Wednesday 15th  September

 Compass notification of prep transition sessions trial in 2022 classes

 By Friday 17th September

 Prep transition dates (2 sessions. You will receive your invitation through your email registered on Compass)

 Monday 11th-22nd October

 Prep Information Night for parents (school gym)

 Thursday 25th November, 6.00-7.00pm

 Prep Orientation Morning (meet the teacher, classroom and classmates; also pick up enrolment pack)

 Tuesday 7th December 9.30-10.30am

 First Day of School 2022 for Preps

(Grade 1 to 6 start Tuesday 1st February)

 Thursday 3rd February, 2022

*Once you are registered on Compass, the school’s online communication system, you will receive updates and information via Compass to your nominated email. Also, please check the school website for information and updates about enrolment for 2022.

Eligibility for Prep 2022

To start primary school your child will need to turn five years old by 30 April, 2022. Your child must be at school in the year that they turn six years of age. This is the compulsory school starting age in Victoria.


Designated Neighbourhood School

Our school zone is available on which hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones.


Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address.


The Department provides guidance through the Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and the freedom to choose other schools, subject to facility limitations.


You can find more information and answers to frequently asked questions on the Department's website under School zones.

Expression of Interest Form

If you would like to register an Expression of Interest for enrolling your child for Prep 2022 at Courtenay Gardens PS, please do so on this online form below. If you are having issues, please come to our office.

Application MUST have been completed by Friday 23rd July, 3.30p.m.

Any further applications can be made straight to our office

Please call 5995 7139 and speak to one of our helpful office staff.

Letter of Offer and Formal Enrolment

Following your submission of the Expression of Interest Form, you will receive a Letter of Offer and an enrolment pack sent via post on Tuesday 28th JulyParents not receiving an offer or being placed on a waiting list, will also be notified. This will detail further information for you on the enrolment process and transition dates for the remainder of the year.


Specific concerns about enrolling your child

If you have specific concerns about enrolling your child, for example a child with special needs/disability, please contact the school office, ph: 5995 7139.