Enrolment Process

Enrolment Process


If families are interested in attending a Yarraville West Primary School Tour, please complete the details within the link below and we will advise you when Tour Bookings are open.

Yarraville West Prep 2025 - School Tours Expression of Interest Form


Please see the following link for more information from the Department of Education Starting school page


This page contains information for families on how to enrol their child in a Victorian Government school and outlines the timeframes for submitting Foundation (Prep) enrolment applications for the 2025 school year.


Please see the following key dates for Prep 2025 enrolments:

Enrolments open: Monday 29th April, 2024



Residential Address Check - Documents Required


We will also require a copy of your child's Immunisation History Statement and Birth Certificate


Please submit your Enrolment Form to the school office or email electronic forms to:  yarraville.west.ps@education.vic.gov.au 


Enrolments Due: Friday July 26th, 2024

For any further enrolment enquiries please contact our school office on (03) 9314 7714. Enrolment forms are available from the School Office.



  1. Please ensure that you live within our designated school zone using the following website: Find My School

  2. Complete the enrolment form and read the associated Privacy of Information advice; 

  3. Provide a copy of your child’s Birth Certificate. Children must turn 5 by 30th April in their first year of school.

  4. Provide a copy of your child’s Immunisation Statement.

  5. Please confirm your residential address by providing two (2) of the following documents:
    a. Rates notice;
    b. Signed lease agreement;
    c. Utility bill (ie. gas, water, electricity) that shows your name and address.
    (Proof of Address does not apply to children who have older siblings currently attending the school.)

  6. Return your enrolment and supplementary documents to the office, either by email or in person.

        Read Privacy of Information Notice




Placement Policy
Yarraville West Primary will guarantee a place for any child living in our school zone. Before enrolling at Yarraville West Primary School please check your residential address on this government website (Find My School) to ensure your permanent residential address falls within our catchment. 


If you are not within our zone and still wish to enrol your child, please complete an Application Form (available from week 1, Term 2, 2024 - from Monday 15th April 2024) 

Please note no application outcomes will be received before July 26th, 2024.



Please see the considerations listed below:


  1. Students may enrol if they have a sibling at the same permanent address who are attending the school at the same time.

  2. Where the Regional Director has restricted the enrolment, students who reside nearest the school.

  3. Students seeking enrolment on specific curriculum grounds.

  4. All other students in order of closeness of their home to the school.

  5. In exceptional circumstances, on compassionate grounds. (This is an overarching consideration and does not form part of the priority order of placement. Schools are permitted to assess and make a determination for exceptional circumstances applications on a case-by-case basis.

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