Enrolment at Carlton North Primary School

The school is currently at capacity. We have an enrolment ceiling that has been determined by the Department. We are not accepting any enrolments out of our designated school zone. In order to see whether your residential address is in the local school zone

Our school zone

Our school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au. Findmyschool.vic.gov.au hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones for 2020 onwards.

Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address.

The Department provides guidance through the School Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and the freedom to choose other schools, subject to facility limitations.

You can find more information and answers to frequently asked questions on the Department’s website under School zones.

For more information

If you have a question about school zones call the VSBA Hotline on 1800 896 950 or email: vsba@edumail.vic.gov.au

General information on enrolling at primary school, along with helpful tips for how to prepare your child can be found here.

Process for Foundation Enrolments at Carlton North Primary School

The office staff begin taking Foundation enrolment enquiries in mid to late April of the year before starting school. Please contact the school office on 9347 4822 or email carlton.north.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au

All families are welcome to make an enquiry and all enquiries will be added to a list maintained by the office. An open morning is usually held in the third week of May and prospective families are strongly encouraged to attend. School tours can also be organised after this date, the cut off for enrolment enquiries and tours will be as of the end July,  2019. Please make sure you have submitted your enquiry before this date.

Each year the Foundation intake is approximately 40 students. Preference is given to students for whom CNPS is the closest government school to their permanent residential address and siblings of currently enrolled students. The Principal reviews the list of enquiries and a first round offer list is compiled based on the above criteria. An enrolment offer is sent to these families in August of the year before starting school. If there are still spaces available these are allocated primarily on the basis of distance between home and school. Any remaining spaces are offered towards the end of term 3 or in term 4. Please see our Enrolment policy and Procedures for more details.

The school works closely with local kindergartens to ensure a smooth transition to school. Our transition program is held in Term 4, please see our Foundation Transition page for more details.

Enrolling at year levels other than Foundation

Students wishing to enrol in other year levels will need to be living at a permanent residential address where CNPS is the closest government school, although this may vary from year to year and between grade levels. Please contact the office on 9347 4822 or email carlton.north.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au with your enquiry.

Enrolment of International students

At times, we do enrol international students. International students seeking to enrol in a Victorian Government school must apply to the International Education Division (IED). Details of the application process and application forms are available from the www.study.vic.gov.au website. Families can contact the IED for advice about the application process. The website provides information on the education system in Victoria, how to make an application, student visa requirements, tuition fees and other publications and useful websites.