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 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:


Foundation (Prep) enrolments

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 Macclesfield Primary School

You can find information and resources about the enrolment timeline and procedures at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep).

Enrolment forms

Enrolment forms must include:

  • date of birth (note: evidence of date of birth can be official, such as a birth certificate or where this is not able to be produced, unofficial, such as a doctor’s note attesting to a child’s age).
  • names and addresses of the student and enrolling parent or carer
  • details of medical and other conditions that may require special consideration
  • emergency telephone numbers, including a nominated doctor
  • an Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register
  • the name of the previous school and the student’s current year level, where students transfer from another school
  • the Privacy Collection Statement.

The signature of:

  • the parent as defined in the Family Law Act 1975 (Note: In the absence of a current court order, each parent of a child who is not 18 has equal parental responsibility)
  • both parents for parents who are separated, or a copy of the court order with any impact on the relationship between the family and the school
  • an informal carer, with a statutory declaration. Carers: may be a relative or other carer, have day-to-day care of the student with the student regularly living with them, or may provide any other consent required, for example, excursions)

What you need to do


To get started:

  • Visit https://students.educationapps.vic.gov.au/s/ to create an account and complete the online application form by Friday 26 July 2024.  If you would prefer to submit a paper application form, please contact us.
  • We will then review the information submitted and be in contact with you by Friday 9 August 2024.  
  • You should accept one enrolment offer by Friday 23 August 2024. When accepting an offer, you will be required to provide additional personal and health information that will be shared with the school.


Is VicStudents secure?

VicStudents has been assessed by the Department of Education to a high degree of security in line with the Victorian Protective Data Security Standards and is compliant with ISO 27001, the leading international standard for information security.

2025 Prep Transition Mornings

When finalised, will be communicated to families upon enrolment.



Provided below is supplementary documents that will help potential new families to understand Macclesfield Primary School’s mission, vision and culture:

School Zone

For further information regarding school zoning please visit Find My School website and type in your address:

To make your enrolment as simple and quick as possible, please ensure you follow these steps.

  1. Child must turn 5 years of age by the 30th April in the year of school entry.
  2. Completed enrolment form – In order to confirm your child’s enrolment, a confidential enrolment form must be accompanied by the following documents and submitted to the school office:
    • Immunisation History Statement – for children under 7 who are registered with Medicare, this statement can be obtained by calling Medicare on 1800 653 809 or by lodging an online request at the Australian Childhood Immunisation register
    • Evidence of birth date – a copy of your child’s Birth Certificate and, if available, copy of Passport
    • International enrolments – a copy of your child’s birth date and a copy of your child’s passport
    • Copy of Visa status – (if applicable).
  3. PLEASE NOTE: the originals of these documents must be sighted and photocopied at the school office.
  4. Contact the school if you have any questions