Virtual School Tours

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2025 Foundation (Prep) enrolment

SCHOOL TOURS:  Every Tuesday (9.30am) and Thursday (2.30pm) in Term 2 with the exception of Anzac Day which falls on Thursday 25th April.  We will run a school tour on Wednesday 24th April 2024 at 2.30pm.  Bookings are essential.  Please phone the office on 5243 3902.

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 based on 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:

2025 Foundation (Prep) enrolments

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 Grovedale Primary School.

The new timeline will apply for children starting Foundation (Prep) in 2025. All government primary schools will follow the new timeline in 2024 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2025 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) 2025 at Grovedale Primary School from 15 April 2024.

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our Grovedale Primary School on 5243 3902 to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process (Tours are predominantly on Tuesdays at 9.30am and Thursdays at 2.30pm. )
  2. Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep)
  3. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26 July 2024
  4. You will be notified of the outcome of your application between Monday 29 July and Friday 9 August 2024. If you receive an enrolment offer, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 23 August 2024.
  5. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2024
  6. Your child will start Foundation (Prep) from 29 January 2025.

Enrolment applications submitted after 26 July 2024 will be processed by our school as they are received, in accordance with the department’s Placement Policy.


We offer small group tours for prospective prep families throughout the year. Dates will be advertised on the website and our  Facebook Page, or you can call the office on 03 5243 3902.

If your family has special circumstances, please inform as at the time of your enquiry so we can organise a meeting with the Principal. 

Student Enrolment Form March 2024 (Word Version) – Existing Families – In Zone Families

Parent-Carer Foundation (Prep) for 2025 Pack (Application form for those families out of school zone)

Schools’ Privacy Policy

Additional Permissions 2025 This forms needs to be completed each year.

2024 CSEF Application -This form is for Health Care or Concession Card Holders and if eligible who are entitled to $150* per year from the government per primary school student to assist with any costs relating to Camps, Sporting Events or Excursions.  For more information please click on this link:  https://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/Pages/csef.aspx