Frequently asked questions

Who needs to enrol in school?

You need to apply to enrol your children in public school for 2021 if they are:

  • starting Kindergarten – 4 years old by 30 June 2021
  • starting Pre-primary, the first year of compulsory school – 5 years old by 30 June 2021
  • starting Year 7, the first year of secondary school
  • changing schools.

Who can apply to enrol at Glendale Primary School?

You can apply to enrol your child at Glendale Primary School if your child:

  • Meets the age requirements for entry: and
  • Is a permanent resident of Australia or holds a visa with an approved sub-class.

Please note that not all applications may be successful.  Where the number of children applying to enrol exceeds the number of available placements, the school must prioritise enrolments according to The School Education Regulations.

Importantly, schools may not enrol children who are:

  • receiving home education; or
  • applying to enrol at another school; or
  • enrolled at another Kindergarten (public or private), unless transferring.

When should I apply to enrol?

If you are applying for entry into the current year, apply now.

Applications for Kindergarten, Pre-primary and Primary School for 2021 are now open. Applications close on Friday 24 July, 2020.

If you are interested in placements for 2022 and beyond, apply in the year immediately preceding your child’s entry.  Public schools are unable to accept Applications for Enrolment except in the year immediately preceding entry.

How do I apply?

Contact us and make an appointment to visit the school.

Complete an Application for Enrolment Form.

Submit the Application to the school together with copies of your child’s birth certificate, proof of current address, and any visa documentation.

Please refer to our Enrolments tab for more information on the enrolment procedure.

When will I know if my application is accepted?

If you are applying for entry into the current year, you will be notified as soon as possible if your application is accepted.  In the majority of cases, parents will be advised within two working days.

If you are applying for a place in 2021, you will be notified if your application is accepted within three weeks of the closure of the first round of applications on 24 July, 2020.

My application has been accepted.  What should I do?

You will be required to finalise enrolment procedures at the school by completing an Enrolment Form and providing evidence, if applicable, of your child’s legal name, immunisation records and immigration records. Medical Information, any Family Court Orders or parenting plans registered with the Family Court should also be made available at the time of enrolment.