Parents - Enrolments

School Age for 2024 Foundation Students
To start primary school in 2024, your child will need to turn five (5) years old by 30 April 2024. For children whose birthday falls after April 30 in the year in which s/he commences school, the application must first be approved by the Department of Education before the application can be considered by the school. Schooling is compulsory for children who have turned 6 years old. The 'Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers.' is available for prospective parents to download.

Criteria for Enrolment
  1. All applicants must provide a certified copy of their birth certificate and immunisation status.
  2. Applicants born overseas must provide a certified copy of their passport and visa.
  3. Full fee paying International students should contact the International Student Division of the Department of Education on 9651 3700 prior to contacting the school.

Enrolment Priorities
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 based on 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:
Link on website to Department Placement Policy:
2025 Enrolment Process
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 Coburg Primary School. All government primary schools will follow the timeline in 2024 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2025 school year.

We are able to offer tours of the school buildings and grounds on Tuesdays from 9:15am – 10:00am, for families who wish to be considered for a place in 2025. Please click on the link to book a time. The session will last approximately 45 minutes when you will have a tour of our learning spaces and facilities led by the Principal &/or Assistant Principal/s and any questions you have answered. At the conclusion of each tour Expression of Interest will be distributed should you wish to proceed with the enrolment process.

Foundation Transition Sessions

During Term 4, families who have accepted a place will be invited to meet with the Foundation Team and Principal as part of our transition process.

2025 Foundation Transition sessions will take place from 9:30 to 11am on 4 Friday mornings commencing Friday 25th October (8th and 15th November and 22nd November). 





Please download an Expression of Interest to enrol forms.






Expression of Interest for Enrolment.pdf