2024 Foundation (Prep) Enrolments will open April 24th 2023.
Please collect forms from our front office after this date.
Our school zone is available on Find My School 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:
• visit School Zones for answers to frequently asked questions
The Department of Education has released a new statewide Foundation enrolment timeline.
The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Prep at a Victorian government primary school, including Newborough East Primary School.
The new timeline will apply for children starting Foundation in 2024. All government primary schools will follow the new timeline in 2023 to support Foundation enrolments for the 2024 school year.
You can find information and resources about the new timeline, including factsheets, at: Enrolling in Prep. You can also download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers for the 2024 school year’ from the Starting School webpage (available from 24 April 2023).
You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Newborough East Primary School from 24 April 2023.
What you need to do:
- Book a school tour via the Office if you wish to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process
- Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Prep (available from 24 April 2023)
- Submit an enrolment application (to be filled in at the Office) for Prep by Friday 28 July 2023
- 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
- Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2023
- Your child will start 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.