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At Glengarry Primary School, we are empowered learners and respectful community members who embrace challenge and celebrate growth

Enrolling at Glengarry Primary School

2025 Foundation (Prep) enrolments
The Department of Education has released an updated statewide Foundation (Prep) enrolment timeline for the 2025 school year.
 
The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Foundation (Prep) at a Victorian government primary school, including Glengarry Primary School.
 
All government primary schools will follow the timeline in 2024 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2025 school year.
 
You can find information and resources about the timeline, including factsheets and a poster at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). You can also download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents and Carers’ from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 15 April 2024).
 
You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2025 at Glengarry Primary School from 15 April 2024.

What you need to do:

5192 4292 or at glengarry.ps@education.vic.gov.au if you would like to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process
Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 15 April 2024).
This pack includes an application form, which you can also request from our school – available here.
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.

Required documents

Required documentation includes:

birth certificate or passport)

You will also be required to provide information about:

  • your contact details
  • emergency contact details
  • health information about your child (such as allergies or illnesses they need to manage)
  • other legal orders relating to your child and their welfare (if any)

Your child must be 5 years old on or before the 30th April before he/she can legally start school.  A parent can legally defer enrolment for their child until their child is 6 years old. 

Enrolments can be made at the school office during office hours.  You can download an enrolment form below.

All student information is confidential.

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 Glengarry Primary School, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address.

Glengarry Primary 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:

1. visit School Zones for answers to frequently asked questions
2. call the Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA) on 1800 896 950
3. email the VSBA at vsba@education.vic.gov.au

Foundation (Prep) enrolments

The Department of Education (DoE) has a 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 Glengarry Primary School.
You can find information and resources about the enrolment timeline and procedures at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep).

School Uniform

While at school, travelling to or from school or participating in school activities, Glengarry Primary School students must wear their school uniform.

Glengarry Primary School will ensure that this Student Dress Code is communicated to all families and students through our website and periodically through Compass – our online parent portal. We will assist students who may be experiencing difficulties complying with this policy where possible.

Uniform Specifics

All uniform items can be purchased through our school supplier, Beleza Uniforms. Some items may also be available at our second hand uniform shop, available through the school office. Plain black shorts pants, tights / stockings can be purchased at other retail outlets.

GPS jumper with school logo

GPS polo shirt – long and short sleeved with school logo

Plain all black – must not contain decorations, stripes, motifs or brand names. Tights / stockings must not be worn underneath shorts.

Plain all black – must not contain decorations, stripes, motifs or brand names. Must not be worn with tights / stockings.

Plain black or white socks. Plain black tights / stockings. Please note leggings are not permitted.

Shoes, boots, runners and enclosed toe / heel sandals are allowed to be worn. Appropriate footwear is to be worn and must be suitable for physical education. No colour is specified. No thongs, open-toed sandals, cowboy style boots or steel cap boots are permitted.

Black water / wind proof spray jacket with school logo

Black, red or white head bands, hair ribbons, “scrunchies” or headwear worn as part of cultural/religious beliefs. Elastic Bands used to tie up hair may be worn in any colour. GPS Beanie permitted to be worn outside from April to end of August, provided that hats are not permitted to be worn.

Summer red and white checked dress

Tartan tunic – worn with black tights / stockings 

Red broadbrim without decoration or brand name.

Grade 6 jackets and polo shirts are co-designed annually with Year 6 students and as such are specific to each cohort each year. These items are optional for Grade 6 students.

General

On days where school uniform is not compulsory such as sports days or class celebration days, tank tops, singlets, sport jumpers or midriff tops are not permitted. All tops worn on these days must have a sleeve section in them.

Students Riding Bicycles and Scooters to School

Lost Property

Please make sure that all items of clothing are clearly named.  Lost items that are named will be returned and unnamed items will be washed and placed with our second hand uniform supplies.

Bus Route

The Country School Bus Network provides travel to students which is free to eligible travellers on the bus route.  Further information on bus travel for families can be collected at the office.  An ‘Application for Permission to Travel’ form is to be filled out prior to using the bus.

Conveyance Allowance

A private car conveyance allowance may be available to students who travel more than 4.8km from Glengarry Primary School, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria and acceptance of the claim by the State Government.  ‘Conveyance Allowance Application – Private Car Travel’ forms are available from the school office.  Forms should be completed and returned to the school as soon as possible to ensure the claim can be lodged with the State Government

Transferring from another school

To transfer a child from one school to another it is necessary to notify the current school of the intention to transfer the child. A transfer note is then prepared and forwarded to the new school. A progress report form will also be completed and forwarded to the new school.