Enrolling at Elsternwick Primary School

Prep (foundation) enrolment

You can apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2025 at Elsternwick Primary School from Monday, 15 April 2024.

What you need to do:

  1. Check your school zone at https://www.findmyschool.vic.gov.au/

  2. Book a tour to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process.

  3. Fill in an Application to Enrol in a Victorian Government School below. This form must be filled in electronically, saved and sent back to the school email address elsternwick.ps@education.vic.gov.au. We’ll send you an email to confirm we’ve received this form.

  1. We’ll notify you of the outcome of your application between Monday, 29 July and Friday, 9 August, 2024. If you receive an offer of placement, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday, 23 August 2024.

Please note:

  • Enrolment applications submitted after Friday, 26 July 2024, will be processed by our school as they are received, and applications for children outside the EPS zone will be assessed in line with the Department’s Placement Policy.

  • You can find general information and resources about enrolling your child (including information in other languages) at a government school on the Department of Education’s website: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). We strongly encourage you to visit this page and read the information carefully.

  • From 2023, all government primary schools now follow the same enrollment timeline to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments, as set by the Department of Education.

Grade 1 to Grade 6 enrolment process

If you’re enrolling your child in Year 1, please email us at elsternwick.ps@education.vic.gov.au with the following information:

– Your child’s name

– Your child’s date of birth

– Your address

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International students

EPS offers a warm welcome to international students as an accredited International Student Program school. We have a mix of academic programs with extracurricular activities such as Physical Education, Performing Arts, STEAM, Art and Mandarin. To learn more about studying and living in Victoria as an international student, please visit www.study.vic.gov.au

Contact our school
To learn more about our school, please contact our International Student Coordinator (ISC):
Email: elsternwick.ps@education.vic.gov.au

How to apply
Most international students must apply to the Department of Education in order to study in a Victorian government school. Click here to learn about the application types and to apply.

Elsternwick Primary School is accredited under the Department of Education’s CRICOS registration (CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education, 00861K). For more information, see: www.study.vic.gov.au.