Our school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au which hosts the most up-to-date information on school zones Victoria.
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 Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and to enrol at another school if there is sufficient accommodation. Ripponlea Primary has the capacity to enrol students outside the school zone.
You can find more information and answers to frequently asked questions on the Department’s website under School zones.
2024 Foundation Enrolments (Prep)
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 Ripponlea 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 Ripponlea Primary School from 24 April 2023.
What you need to do:
Contact our school, book a school tour online to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process
Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep)
Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 28 July 2023
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
Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2023
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.