Black Rock Primary School - Enrolment




2025 Foundation (Prep) enrolments

The Department of Education has released an updated statewide Foundation (Prep) enrolment timeline for the 2025 school year.

The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Foundation (Prep) at a Victorian government primary school, including Black Rock Primary School

All government primary schools will follow the timeline in 2024 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2025 school year.

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 Black Rock Primary School from 15 April 2024.

What you need to do:

1.  Visit our school website homepage 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 (Prep) (available from 15 April 2024). This pack includes an application form, which you can also request from our school.

3.  Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26 July 2024.

4.  You will be notified of the outcome of your application between Monday 29 July and Friday 9 August 2024. If you receive an enrolment offer, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 23 August 2024.

5.  Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Terms 2-4, 2024 (dates on flyers on school website homepage or in school information packs).

6.  Prepare your child to start Foundation (Prep) from Wednesday 29 January 2025.

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.

Enrolment Documentation

The following documentation will be rquired with all enrolments: 

  • Enrolment Form
  • Proof of birth – certificate must be sighted
  • Proof of residency eg. rates notice/utilities account
  • Copy of passport and visa documents
  • Completed Immunisation certificate
  • Any other medical/health documents eg. asthma or anaphylaxis plan

Our School Zone

Our school zone is available on 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:

Information Night and Open Mornings

2025 Information Night (click here to book): 

  • Date: Tuesday 23rd April, 2024
  • Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Venue: Black Rock Primary School Library (BER Building)

School Open Mornings (tour with school Principal - click here to book):

  • Wednesday 24th April, 2024      9:30am-10:30am
  • Wednesday 1st May, 2024         9:30am-10:30am
  • Thursday 9th May, 2024             9:30am-10:30am
  • Tuesday 23rd July 2024             9:30am-10:30am

Classroom Open Mornings (parents/carers and children invited into current Foundation classrooms - click here to book):

  • Tuesday 14th May, 2024,           9:30am-10:15am
  • Thursday 23rd May, 2024           9:30am-10:15am

Please contact the office on 9598 2293 if you would like to come along to the information night and/or any open mornings. 

Transition Events

Fictional Favourites Morning - Wednesday August 14th 2024, 9:30am - 10:45am
During this session, your child will be experiencing fun activities based around favourite fictional characters. Your child is welcome to come dressed up as their favourite fictional character from a book, movie or television show.

Perfect Patterns Morning - Thursday October 24th 2024, 9:30am - 10:45am
Your child will be participate in some hands on numeracy activities in a classroom environment. If your child has any items of clothing with shapes or patterns, they are welcome to wear them on the day.

Meet The Specialist Afternoon - Friday November 8th 2024, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Your child is invited to come along and enjoy an afternoon of outdoor games. Please ensure your child wears runners, a sun hat and sunscreen on this day.

Orientation Day One - Friday November 29th 2024, 9:30am - 11:45am
(For enrolled children) On this day your child will meet their CLASSMATES for the coming year.

Orientation Day Two - Tuesday December 3rd 2024, 9:30am - 11:45am
(For enrolled children) On this day your children will meet their TEACHER and Year 6 Buddies.

We look forward to meeting your children and welcoming them to our wonderful school!