General Enrolment

Welcome to Blackburn Lake Primary School. If you haven't already we invite you to take a tour of our school by viewing our Virtual Tour Video

 

To book a school tour in 2024

School Tours are held every Wednesday during the school term at 9.30am between the 20th March and 26th June 2024.

To reserve your spot please complete the ’Online Booking Form‘.

Online Booking Form

 

Our school zone

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 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:

 

2024 Foundation (Prep) enrolments

The Department of Education 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 Blackburn Lake 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 and the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers’, at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep).

You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Blackburn Lake Primary School from 24 April 2023.

 

What you need to do:

  1. 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)
  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 enrolment offer, 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 4, 2023
  6. Your child will start Foundation (Prep) from Tuesday 30 January 2024.

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.

 

Age For Enrolment

A child is admitted to school at the beginning of a year if his/her fifth birthday falls on or before the 30th April of that year.

Documentation Required for a New Enrolment

1. Completed school enrolment form along with the following documents.

2. Your child’s birth certificate.

a)We require a copy of your child’s birth certificate (translated to English if in another language)
b)If your child was born overseas, we also require your child’s passport and visa

 

3. Your child’s Immunisation History Statement.
As of 28 February 2018, an Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register will be the only form of documentation accepted as proof of a child's immunisation status.
a) If you have a Medicare card you will need to contact the Australian Immunisation Register on 1800 653 809 to have them post you a copy of your child’s Immunisation History Statement.
b) If you do not have a Medicare card or if the Immunisation Register does not hold any information for your child, you will need to take your child’s immunisation information to a doctor to have it uploaded to the Australian Immunisation Register.

 

Please complete this form and return it to the school office with the Birth Certificate and Immunisation History Statement: