tours, process and availabilities
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:
- visit School zonesfor answers to frequently asked questions
- call the Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA) on 1800 896 950
- email the VSBA at firstname.lastname@example.org
2024 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 Somers Primary School.
The new timeline will apply for children starting Prep in 2024. All government primary schools will follow the new timeline in 2023 to support Prep enrolments for the 2024 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) 2024 at Somers Primary School from 24 April 2023.
What you need to do:
- Contact our school email@example.com or 59835546 to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process
- Download the Prep enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep)
- Submit an enrolment application for Prep by Friday 28 July 2023
- You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 11 August 2023. If you receive an enrolment offer, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 25 August 2023
- Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2023
- Your child will start 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.
Each year we run a comprehensive ‘Ready, Set… Prep’ program, where children are invited to attend three sessions at school in the year before they are eligible to start school. Children do not need to be enrolled to come and try our ‘Ready, Set… Prep’ program. For children enrolled in Prep for the following year, we run a four-week transition program. Children who have attended all of these sessions will have had seven sessions at school before they begin, allowing them to develop familiarity with our school staff and grounds, as well as helping us learn more about your child.
Our school has an inclusive enrolment policy, and we will accept children’s enrolment where possible and beneficial for your child. We proudly welcome and support all students to access learning at Somers Primary School.
TRANSITION INFORMATION 2024
PERSONALISED SCHOOL TOURS
BOOK YOUR TOUR NOW
School Tours are conducted on Tuesday mornings at 9:30, or at a time that suits you.
Call to arrange a personalised tour with Principal Hugh Greer or Assistant Principal Kirsty Egglestone. To make a booking please contact the office on 03 5983 5546 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘READY SET PREP’ PROGRAM
BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW
Our Ready Set Prep program offers a taste of school for children to see if Somers Primary School is the ideal school for your child. Children do not need to be enrolled for 2024 to take part in this program. Registrations for this program close on August 4th, 2023. To make a booking please contact the office on 03 5983 5546 or email email@example.com.
Wednesday 16 August: 2:15pm to 3.15pm
Wednesday 30 August: 2.15pm to 3.15pm
Wednesday 13 September: 2.15pm to 3.15pm
FORMAL TRANSITION PROGRAM
FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED FOR 2024
For students enrolled for 2024, formal transition sessions will occur on the following dates:
Wednesday 25 October: 9:15 am to 10:45am
Wednesday 8 November: 9:15am to 10.45am
Wednesday 22 November: 9:15am to 10.45am
Tuesday 12 December: 9:00am to 11:00am
Our 2024 Prep Information Evening for parents of students who are enrolled for next year will be held on Wednesday 8th November at 6.00pm
Contact our school office on (03) 59835546, or via email using the form below or directly (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Arrange a personalised tour of the school with our Principal Hugh Greer or Assistant Principal Kirsty Egglestone. Children and other family members are most welcome to attend.
Receive an enrolment pack, including general information about our school and enrolment forms.
Provide us with your completed enrolment form, your child’s birth certificate, immunisation status, information about any relevant medical conditions, and any other important information that will help us care for your child at school.
Meet your child’s teacher and our leadership staff, and arrange essential supplies, including books and uniform.
Bring your child to their first day! Our staff will help you and your child get settled into their new school, show them around our grounds, and make sure they have a buddy to keep them company on day one.