2024 Foundation (Prep) enrolments

The Department of Education (DE) 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 Eppalock 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, at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). You can also download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers for the 2024 school year’ from the Starting School webpage (available from 24 April 2023).


You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Eppalock Primary School from 24 April 2023.


What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school on 5439-6366 to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process.
  2. Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 24 April 2023).
  3. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 28 July 2023. Enrolment Aplication Form
  4. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 11 August 2023. If you receive an offer of placement, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 25 August 2023.
  5. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2023.
  6. 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.


Foundation Enrolment Activities

Wed 24th May 9.00am Open Day. Prospective families are welcome to come along and see the school in action.

Wed 24th May from 9.15am – Axe Creek playgroup will be open. A chance to make connections with existing families and other prospective students.

Foundation Information Evening Date

Mon 22nd May 6.00pm-6.30pm Foundation Information Evening. Staff available to answer questions and provide short tours of the school.

Foundation Orientation Program Dates

Tues 28th November 10.00am-11.00am

Tues 5th December 10.00am-11.30am

Tues 12th December 9.00am-11.30am (Statewide Transition Day).


Click here for the Enrolment Aplication Form