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Under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006, schooling is compulsory for students aged between 6 and 17 years unless an exemption from attendance has been granted. For children commencing Prep, they must be 5 years of age by April 30th of the year they are in Prep.

Our School Zone

As per DE guidelines, Westgrove will accept enrolments for students who reside in our school zone. Our school zone is available on 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 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:

Enrolment Process

The Department of Education (DE) has a 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 Westgrove Primary School.

If you would like to enrol your child/ren at Westgrove Primary School, please contact the office on 9749 8233 where our staff will assist you through the process. Please note:

  • Prep enrolments for the following year are open from Term 2. 

  • If you have a child/ren transferring from another school, please call the office to make an enrolment appointment.


An enrolment form will need to be completed to enrol. We will also require the following documentation:

  • Birth certificate (original to be sighted)

  • Immunisation certificate

  • Passport/Visa if child is born outside of Australia

  • Proof of address (utility bill with current address on it)


You can find information and resources about the enrolment timeline and procedures at: Enrolling in School.

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