We are now taking enquiries for 2024 enrolments

Our School Zone

We know enrolling your child into school is an important time and we thank you for considering Wonthaggi Primary School for your child’s future.

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

Students residing in 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:

Further guidance for parents on zoning, school costs, uniforms, leaving school early and getting involved with your child’s learning can be found here .

2024 Foundation (Prep) enrolments

The Department of Education (DE) has released a new state-wide 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 Wonthaggi 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, at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). You can also download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers for the 2024 school year’ from the Starting School webpage or ‘click here’.

You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Wonthaggi Primary School from 24 April 2023.

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school by emailing wonthaggi.ps@education.vic.gov.au or call the office on (03)5672-1600 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) (available from 24 April 2023).
  3. Submit an enrolment form or 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 offer of placement, 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.

If you have any queries at all or would like to discuss your child’s enrolment don’t hesitate to contact the school via email at wonthaggi.ps@education.vic.gov.au or calling (03) 5672 1600 to organise a time for you to speak with our Principal Wendy Truett.

Please enjoy a Virtual Tour of our School

Prior to enrolment being finalised

Prior to your child’s enrolment being finalised please read through our School’s Privacy Collection Notice. Please also take the time to read through our School’s Privacy Policy.

Parent Payment Information can be found under our ‘Useful Links and Forms’ area or alternatively ‘Click Here’

Department of Education & Training Parent Payment information is available here.

Once enrolment is organised a school enrolment pack will be available which includes information such canteen ordering, uniform ordering and school handbook. Don’t forget to also be ready to provide us with a copy of your child’s birth and immunisation certificates to help finalise your child’s enrolment. 

We can also organise for our Principal Wendy Bradley to give you a call to follow up on any questions you may still have. Don’t hesitate to call our friendly office staff on (03) 5672 1600 if you need any assistance.


Pre-Prep Transition to School Program

Wonthaggi Primary School provides a free 9 week Step into Prep program in Term 4 for pre-school students intending to attend Wonthaggi Primary School in 2024. The ‘Step into Prep’ program is designed to fully support students in their transition between kinder and primary school.  We aim to have your child feeling safe and secure in the school environment before they begin school. The additional ‘school readiness’ skills taught in ‘Step into Prep’, will ensure students are off to a flying start at school.

Below is the link to a facebook live feed video tour of the Step into Prep area, hosted by Wendy Truett-Bradley (Principal) and Tom Burdekin (Assistant Principal). The video gives more visual information about the Program.

Step Into Prep – Social Story about what to expect at ‘Step into Prep’

To download a copy of our 2022 Foundation Enrolment Information Leaflet CLICK HERE