Enrolment Timeline for Preps 2025

Enrolment and Preps for 2025

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.

(**Please note, the school zone has changed from 2024 to 2025.)


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.

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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 Topirum Primary School. 

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

School Tours for Parents- Preps 2025

The school will offer the following school tours with the principal on the following dates:


Wednesday 24th April, 2024- 3.30pm


Wednesday 1st May,2024- 9.00am


Tuesday 7th May,2024- 2.30pm


Thursday 23rd May- 9.00am


Wednesday 12th June- 2.30pm


To book a tour, you must contact Brooke Zigas, our reception officer, preferrably by email or on the school phone number.

Tours will last approximately 45 minutes, with the opportunity for questions. 


Enrolment Forms will be available in hard copy at the end of the tours.


To obtain a copy of the Department of Education Residential Address Checklist click here.

Parent Information Session- for preps 2025

A parent and carers information session will be held on Thursday 9th May,

6.30pm- 7.30pm, 2024 in the school library. This is an opportunity to hear more about

what Topirum PS will offer your child for the prep year in 2025 and for the remaining years of primary school. 



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

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school reception to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process.
  2. Obtain a hard copy of the Enrolment Form following a school tour. If you cannot attend a tour, an Enrolment Form can be emailed to you.  
  3. Attend the Parent Information Session on Thursday 9th May (details above). 
  4. Submit the Enrolment or Application Form for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26 July 2024.
  5. You will be notified of the outcome of your application between Monday 29 July and Friday 9 August 2024. You will  receive a Confirmation of Enrolment letter to confirm your enrolment at Topirum PS. This letter will also have other information about the ongoing enrolment process (i.e. transition sessions, uniform purchase, key dates etc.)                    If you DO NOT accept the confirmation of enrolment, you need to let the school know by email or phone call. 
  6. Take part in transition sessions for students enrolled for prep 2025, in October/November 2024. 
  7. Attend the Parent Information Session for prep students enrolled for 2025 on Thursday 28th November,2024, 6.30-7.30pm in the school library. This will be a full presentation on prep for 2025 including the prep 2025 teachers. 
  8. All preps for 2025 attend an Orientation Session on Tuesday 10th December, 2024, 9.00-10.00am. The students will meet their teacher and classmates for 2025 (and classroom location). All students will receive a showbag with information. 
  9. Prepare your child to start Foundation (Prep) on the first day of school Thursday 30th January 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.

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