Essex Heights Primary School (EHPS) is a Victorian government primary school for Prep to Year 6 students in Mount Waverley.
In Victoria, all children are entitled to be enrolled at their designated neighbourhood school as a right under the legislation, the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic). Designated neighbourhood schools are generally the public school within closest proximity to the student’s permanent residential address, unless the Minister for Education or Regional Director has restricted the zone of the school. EHPS has an official enrolment ceiling applied by the Department of Education & Training (DET) due to site capacity.To check if EHPS is your designated neighbourhood school, or check a school zone, go to Find My School, the official and most up to date school zones map - CLICK HERE. Also, refer to DET Enrolment FAQs for more information - CLICK HERE.If EHPS is not your neighbourhood school, enrolment is offered at the discretion of our Principal if there is sufficient capacity, in accordance with our enrolment policy and DET Placement Policy.
Enrolment documentation is submitted from the beginning of the school year prior to entry. We are currently accepting enrolments for entry in 2020. Prep enrolment is due by Friday 31st May 2019 (to assist our planning and preparation, and ensure full participation in our school transition program for the incoming Preps), and Years 1 to 6 by Friday 29th November 2019.
Years 1 to 6 Enrolment
Enrolment for entry in 2020 should be submitted by Friday 29th November 2019. An Orientation Day will be held early in December 2019.
Children not born in Australia
If enrolment is sought for a child who was not born in Australia you may be required to enrol via the International Education Division of the Department of Education & Training, depending on the visa held by the child. Please advise the child's residential status in Australia (permanent or termporary) and the visa sub class number advised on their Visa Grant Notice when enquiring about enrolment.
Students from language backgrounds other than English are eligible to attend the intensive English program at Blackburn English Language School (BELS) if they are:
Short Term Enrolment
Shared Custody: Where there is shared custody and a child lives with both parents at different addresses, an additional form must be completed. Please let us know if this applies for your family so we can provide the relevant documentation.Enrolment in 2020PREP: Submit the documentation detailed above by Friday 31st May 2019.YEARS 1 to 6: Submit the documentation detailed above on receipt of confirmation from us that a place can be offered. Submit by Friday 29th November 2019.All documentation, as detailed above, must be supplied to the School Office before your enrolment can be confirmed. Complete enrolment documentation must be provided a minimum of one week prior to the commencement date of the student. A meeting with the Year Level Coordinator and other relevant staff prior to commencement may be requested to assist a child's transition to EHPS. Please note that our Office is closed during school holidays, so if enrolment is required at the commencement of term, then documentation must be received a minimum of one week prior to the end of the proceeding term. Enrolment confirmation, including the school start date, will be advised by letter from the EHPS Principal.
Our School Office can be contacted by phone on 9807 4944 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org and is open Monday to Friday during school terms. If you have a query about enrolment, or want to lodge enrolment documentation, please contact us between 9.30am and 2.30pm.