To start primary school in 2025, your child will need to turn 5 years old by 30 April 2025. Schooling is compulsory for children who have turned 6 years old.
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 based on 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:
The Enrolment Application needs to be completed online, via the form below and closes on Friday 26th of July, 2024.
Decisions to advise families if they have been successful in obtaining a position for Prep 2025 at C.G.P.S, will be sent out to all families from Tuesday 25th July.
Office staff are not privy to this information, so are unable to advise over the phone of 'successful' or 'unsuccessful' position offers – PLEASE do not call the school to enquire if you were successful.
The Department of Education 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 Courtenay Gardens Primary School.
You can find information and resources about the enrolment timeline at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep).
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).
You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2025 at Courtenay Gardens Primary School from 15 April 2024.
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.
We will be holding 'Prep 2025' school tours for prospective parents on the below dates. Please meet us in the Perforing Arts Centre (PAC).
Tour 1 - Tuesday, 16 April at 9:15am
Tour 2 - Tuesday, 23rd April at 2:30pm
Tour 3 - Tuesday, 30th April at 9:15am
Tour 4 - Tuesday, 7th May at 2:30pm
We are a designated neighbourhood school zone, find my school, and are often at capacity with students who reside in our designated zone.
If you are out of zone, we encourage you to complete the expression of interest at your designated school, as we can not guarantee you a position.
If you have specific concerns about enrolling your child, for example a child with special needs/disability, please ensure you include these details in the comments section on the expression of interest form.
If you forget to include these details on the expression of interest form please email the school, email@example.com, with the subject Prep 2024 ‘Expression of Interest', with your child's full name and the specific concern/s.
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