2025 Foundation (Prep) Enrolment

This year our school is using an online system for new enrolments to Victorian government schools called VicStudents.

VicStudents is available for students who are enrolling in a Victorian Government School for the first time. This includes Foundation (Prep) enrolments for 2025. 

VicStudents has been assessed by the Department of Education to a high degree of security in line with theVictorian Protective Data Security Standardsand is compliant with ISO 27001, the leading international standard for information security. 

 To commence online enrolment: 
Visithttps://students.educationapps.vic.gov.au/s/to create an account and complete the online application form. Please ensure that all documents required are attached to the application. 

 A Quick Reference Guide to using the online system is available here.

It is important to note that the placement policy is followed by all government schools.  Your chances of being offered a place in the schools you apply for are not advantaged or disadvantaged by using this system.

Victorian government school enrolments for Foundation (Prep) for the 2025 school year will open from Monday 15 April 2024, the start of Term 2. Families are asked to submit enrolment applications (online) by Friday 26 July 2024.

The link to apply for a place online at this school will be available on this site from the beginning of Term 2 (April 15).

Families can also register their interest to enrol with Mulgrave Primary School by contacting the office on 9795 2477 and leaving their details. Tours are also available from February to June (see Tours section below).

We will email the link to families who have registered or attended a tour once the link becomes available.

Enrolments Timeline

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 Mulgrave 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 Mulgrave Primary School from 15 April 2024.

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school on 9795 2477 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 15 April 2024).
  3. Submit an online 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 accept the offer by Friday 23 August 2024.
  5. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2024.
  6. Prepare your child to start Foundation (Prep) from Wednesday 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.

Please contact our school office if you require further information – 9795 2477.

Priority Order of Placement

Eligible children and young persons have the right to be admitted to their designated neighbourhood government school, regardless of capacity.

In circumstances when a school may not be able to accept all applications due to existing or future capacity concerns, schools must manage enrolment applications in accordance with the following priority order of placement:

1.  students with a sibling at the same permanent address who are attending the school at the same time

2.  all other students in order of closeness of their home to the school.

The Mulgrave Primary School zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au.

Findmyschool.vic.gov.au hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones for 2022 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.  

For more information

If you have a question about school zones call the VSBA Hotline on 1800 896 950 or email: vsba@edumail.vic.gov.au

Mulgrave Primary School is currently experiencing high demand for enrolments. The school has reached its current capacity and we are required to manage enrolments in line with the Department of Education and Training’s guidelines above. We are only able to accept enrolments for students who reside within our school zone or who have a sibling currently attending our school.

 Please refer to findmyschool.vic.gov.au to clarify if you reside in our zone.

Mulgrave Primary School Zone

Please click here to determine if you are in our school zone.

School Tours – 2024

Tours are strictly by appointment only.

Tuesday 9.30am  or  Thursday 2.30pm

Please contact the office on 9795 2477 to book.

Term 1 2024


Tuesday 6th

Thursday 15th

Tuesday 20th

Thursday 29th


Tuesday 5th

Thursday 14th

Tuesday 19th



Term 2 2024


Tuesday 16th

Wednesday 24th

Tuesday 30th

Thursday 9th

Tuesday 14th

Thursday 23rd

Tuesday 28th


Thursday 6th

Tuesday 11th

Thursday 20th

Tuesday 25th

Term 3 & 4 2024

Please contact the office if you would like to book a tour on

9795 2477.



Virtual School Tour 

Meet Mr. Spicer, Mulgrave Primary School Principal

Prep Transition

To prepare children for the transition to Primary School, we offer “Step into Prep” sessions for children commencing school in the following year. Session dates for the current year are listed below. We would encourage parents to bring their children along to as many of these sessions as possible as they greatly assist in preparing children for school.

Step into prep sessions – ‘2024/2025’

All children due to begin school in 2025 are welcome to attend these sessions to help prepare them for school.

  • 9:15 – 10:00 am Wednesday, October 16th
  • 9:15 – 10:00 am Wednesday, October 23rd
  • 9:15 – 10:00 am Wednesday, November 30th
  • 9:15 – 10:45 am Wednesday, November 6th

Prep Parent Information Evening

‘New Preps starting in 2025’

  • 6:30  -7:30 pm Wednesday, 27th November

    Getting to Know you interviews

    •   These usually occur during term 1 of the school year.  It is a great way for teachers to obtain a little more insight  about your child.