The Department of Education (DE) has released a new 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 Black Rock Primary School.
The new timeline will apply for children starting Foundation (Prep) in 2024. All government primary schools will follow the new timeline in 2023 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2024 school year.
You can find information and resources about the new timeline, including factsheets, at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). You can also download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers for the 2024 school year’ from the Black Rock Primary School webpage (available from 24 April 2023).
You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Black Rock Primary School from 24 April 2023.
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 24 April 2023)
3. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 28 July 2023
4. 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
5. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 3 & 4, 2023
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.
The following documentation will be rquired with all enrolments:
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 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:
2024 Information Night: Wednesday 26th April, 7:00pm-8:00pm at Black Rock Primary School.
Thursday April 27th 2023, 9:30am-10:30am
Wednesday May 3rd 2023, 9:30am-10:30am
Wednesday May 10th 2023, 9:30am-10:30am
Thursday May 18th 2023, 9:30am-10:30am
Thursday May 25th 2023, 9:30am-10:30am
Please contact the office on 9598 2293 if you would like to come along to the information night and/or any open mornings.
Fictional Favourites Morning - Tuesday July 18th 2023, 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 - Wednesday August 16th 2023, 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.
Spectacular Sports Afternoon - Thursday October 19th 2023, 11:45am - 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.
Super Numbers Morning - Friday November 10th 2023, 9:30am - 10:45am
This session will involve your child enjoying number activities in the Foundation classrooms. You can dress up wearing your favourite number. Perhaps a football, basketball or your birthday number.
Orientation Day One - Thursday November 30th 2023, 9:30am - 11:45am
(For enrolled children) On this day your child will meet their teacher and their classmates for the coming year.
Orientation Day Two - Tuesday December 5th 2023, 9:30am - 11:45am
(For enrolled children) On this day your children will meet their Year Six buddy.
We look forward to meeting your children and welcoming them to our wonderful school!