Enrolling at Ascot Vale West Primary School

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 Ascot Vale West 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 Ascot Vale West Primary School from 24 April 2023.

Please note you need to provide a copy of your child’s Proof of Birth & Immunisation certificates.

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school to 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.

Call the school office 03 9370 8784 if you require any additional assistance


Play to Learn

Ascot Vale West offers a Play to Learn Program for families.

This program is free and runs from our School Library

Fridays between 9:30 and 10:30 am

This is a wonderful way to introduce your “almost ready for school” child and younger siblings to the school environment.

Prep Orientation Program

Ascot Vale West offers all enrolled students the opportunity to participate in an extensive orientation program to assist with the transition from kinder to school.

The children attend school on several occasions throughout November and December.

During these sessions the children will experience both the classroom and specialist programs.

Parents will have the opportunity to participate in information sessions while their child is in class.

Transition to Secondary School

In term 1 of your child’s final year at primary school

You will be provided with information about transitioning to Secondary School, including, Information nights and Secondary Placement preference form.
Please do not hesitate to contact the school or your child’s teacher if you have any
questions not answered by this information.

Office: 03 9370 8784