Our School - Enrolment & School Zone

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 on the basis of your permanent residential address.

Our school manages enrolments using the Department of Education 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:

·         visit School zones for answers to frequently asked questions

·         call the Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA) on 1800 896 950

·         email the VSBA at vsba@education.vic.gov.au 

In order to confirm that the student is eligible to enrol at Birralee Primary School on the basis that their permanent residence is within the school's designated neighbourhood zone, please include in your enrolment application copies of the following documentation:

  • Current Rental agreement or unconditional contract of sale (if signed within last 3 months)
  • Current utility bill

On request, you may be required to supply further evidence or complete a statutory declaration confirming the student is living at the address provided in the enrolment application and that the arrangement is genuine and intended to be permanent.

Note: Enrolment applications may not be successful if the requested documentation is not provided or if the school does not accept that the address provided is the genuine permanent residence of the student. 

Enrolment in 2024

Please note: We are unable to offer short term enrolments to international students

The following documentation is required for an enrolment application:

  • Completed Enrolment Application Form 
  • Copy of student birth certificate or passport
  • Copy of current visa (if applicable)
  • Immunisation certificate (if available). This is not needed for enrolment but we will need a copy for our records.

Documentation can be:

  • mailed to Birralee Primary School, 26-28 Heyington Ave, Doncaster ,VIC, 3108.


2025 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 Birralee Primary School.

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

You can find information and resources about the new timeline, including factsheets, at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep).

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

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school on 9848 4996 or email birralee.ps@education.vic.gov.au to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process
  2. Submit an Application to Enrol in a Victorian Government School in 2024  (with supporting documentation as listed above)  for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26 July 2024
  3. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 9 August 2023. If you receive an offer of placement, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 23 August 2024

Information and transition sessions wil be held during Term 4, 2024 (dates to be confirmed).

Students start Foundation (Prep) from Wednesday 29 January 2025.