Thank you for considering Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School for your child’s education.

We are currently accepting enrolment for children from Foundation (Prep) to Year 6.

2025 Foundation (Prep) Enrolments

The 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 Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School.

All government primary schools will follow the timeline in 2024 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2025 school year.

You can find information and resources about the timeline, including factsheets and a poster at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). You can also download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents and Carers’ from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 15 April 2024).

You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2025 at Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School from 15 April 2024.

What you need to do:

  1. Contact Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process.
  1. Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 15 April 2024). This pack includes an application form, which you can also visit the school office to collect.
  2. Visit the Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School Office to submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26 July.
  3. You will be notified of the outcome of your application between Monday 29 July and Friday 9 August 2024. If you receive an enrolment offer, you should contact Cranbourne Carlisle Primary School to accept the offer by Friday 23 August 2024.
  4. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Terms 3 and 4, 2024.
  5. Prepare your child to start Foundation (Prep) from early February 2025.

Enrolment applications submitted after 26 July 2024 will be processed by our school as they are received, in accordance with the department’s Placement Policy.

When can I register?

Victorian children are allowed to start school on the first day of the first term as long as they are 5 years old by April 30 of that year. If you live in Victoria, your child must enrol in the year they are 6 years old, which is the mandatory starting age.

Registration Requirements

The following documents are required to complete your child’s enrolment in Victorian Government Primary School:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunisation Certificate (to be obtained from Medicare)
  • Passport and Travel Documents (Visa) for non-Australian citizens.
  • A Signed Lease, Unconditional Contract of Sale or New Home Building Contract listing the name and address of the parent/ legal guardian of the student to be enrolled.
  • Parent photo I.D (Licence or passport)
  • Medical information eg Asthma / allergies etc.
  • Years One to Six must also provide a copy of the most recent school report prior to enrolment.

PLUS two of the following:

  • Council Rates Notice listing the name and address of the parent/legal guardian of the student to be enrolled.
  • Utility Bills linked directly to the property listing the name and address of the parent/legal guardian of the student to be enrolled (eg. electricity, gas or water)

Our School Zone

To find your designated school zone go to findmyschool.vic.gov.au which hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones.

Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address.

The Department provides guidance through the  Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and the freedom to choose other schools, subject to facility limitations.

Our School zone boundary is shown below.

You can find more information on the Department’s website under Enrolment or by clicking the link here.