Getting Ready for School & Enrolment Info


Our School Zone

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 Enrolment 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:

2025 Foundation (Prep) Enrolments

The Department of Education (DE) has released a new statewide Foundation enrolment timeline.

The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Foundation at a Victorian government primary school, including White Hills Primary School.

The new timeline will apply for children starting Foundation in 2025. All government primary schools will follow the new timeline in 2024 to support Foundation enrolments for the 2025 school year.

You can find information and resources about the new timeline, including factsheets, at: Enrolling in Foundation. You can also download the ‘Foundation' Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers for the 2025 school year’ from the Starting School webpage (available from 15th April 2024).

You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation 2025 at White Hills Primary School from 15th April 2024.

 

Application to Enrol in a Victorian Government School

 

What you need to do:
  1. Contact our school office 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 (available from 15th April 2024)
  3. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26th July 2024
  4. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 9th August 2024. If you receive an offer of placement, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 23rd August 2024
  5. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2024
  6. Your child will start Foundation (Prep) from Friday 31st January 2025.

Enrolment applications submitted after 26th July 2024 will be processed by our school as they are received, in accordance with the department’s Placement Policy.

Foundation Enrolment Activities-White Hills Primary School

Foundation Information Evening Dates

Education Week - Sunday 12th May to Saturday 18th May 2024

Tuesday 14th May 2024 Foundation Parent Information Sessions

  • Morning: 9.15 -10.00am
  • Evening: 6.00 - 6.45pm

 

Getting Ready for School Parent Information Session (for enrolled parents to attend)

Tuesday 6th August 6.00 -7.00pm

 

Foundation Orientation Program Dates

Familiarisation:

Tuesday 5th & Thursday 7th November - 12.15 to 1.45pm

(students attend one of these sessions)

 

Tuesday 19th & Thursday 21st November - 12.15 to 1.45pm.

(students attend one of the sessions)

 

State-wide Orientation Day. All enrolled students attend on this day.

Tuesday 10th December 12.15 -1.45pm

 

 
Enrolment Requirements

Parents must supply the school with the following items for full enrolment.

  1. complete full (Available from April 15th 2024)  Enrolment Form
  2. certified copy of your child's birth certificate or the original and the school can take a photocopy of it. 
    • Birth Certificates can be ordered from the Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
  3. certified copy of your child's immunisation certificate or the original and the school can take a photocopy of it
    • Document issued by the Australian Childhood Immunistation Register on completion of their 4 year old vaccine 

 

Other Information

Tours are available on request.

As part of the school’s comprehensive transition program, the school’s Foundation transition coordinator will endevour to visit every enrolled student at their kinder during Term 4.

 

Enrolment Enqiries:

Phone: 03 5443 0799

Email: white.hills.ps@education.vic.gov.au 

 

Prep Familiarisation Video

 

Prep Familiarisation Video (for Karen families)

 

School Grounds Tour

 

School Policies

Read here: White Hills PS Wellbeing and Engagement Policy

School Tours

School tours outside of those in Education Week can be arranged by contacting the school office on 5443 0799.

My School Website

TYou can check information about our school's performance, and others in the local area, by accessing the Federal Government's 'My School' website. Click on this link to download instructions - My School Website Instructions