Enrolments

Enrolment

Thank you for considering Berwick Lodge Primary School for your child’s enrolment.
We accept out-of-zone enrolments. Our school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au which hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones for 2024 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.

To get started:

  Visit https://students.educationapps.vic.gov.au/s/ to create an account and complete the online application form.

  We will then review the information submitted and be in contact as per the Department Guidelines.

  You should only accept one enrolment? When accepting an offer you will be required to provide additional personal and health information that will be shared with the school.

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More information

The Department of Education has created a Quick Reference Guide to help you get started. For more information about

Please contact us via email, berwick.lodge.ps@education.vic.gov.au or phone, 9709 6700. We’re here to help and will get back to you quickly. We look forward to your application and hope you will be joining our school community soon.

  •   Full Birth Certificate (to be uploaded online)

  •   Immunisation Certificate (to be uploaded online)

  •   Passport or Travel Documents (Visa) for non-Australian born students

Prep Information

If you are considering Berwick Lodge Primary School for your child – WELCOME!

Thank you so much for visiting the Prep Blog today and having a look around our school’s website and school. We are such a thriving community at Berwick Lodge and we hope that you have seen this through your travels both online or in person.

Knowing that your child is ready for school is a big decision and can be quite daunting, which is why we have some information below to help you. Please have a look and feel free to download each resource for further reference, and please don’t hesitate to contact the school for further information.

Ready, Set, GROW!

Ready, Set, GROW! is perfect if you’re not sure whether your child is ready for school. There are so many elements to consider so to help out we have put together a very simple and easy to read flyer, which breaks up key factors for you.

Click here to download a copy: Ready Set Grow

The Backpack

The Backpack was designed to be a bridge between school and home for our Preps and their families. It is a complete snapshot of what it means to have your child in Prep at Berwick Lodge Primary School.

This booklet will walk you through:

  • The first days of school
  • Who the current Prep team is
  • Preparing your child for school
  • What a year in Prep looks like
  • First Year highlights
  • The more practical elements of Prep
  • Student wellbeing
  • A focus on both the English and Maths curriculum and their respective strands. Each area then has a dedicated page with activities you can do with your Prep throughout the year to help them with their learning.
  • Dictionary and key terms for school communication and reading reports.
  • A ‘Did you know’ section with some helpful information for families.
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