A child is able to start school if their fifth birthday falls on or before the 30 April of that year.
Students who live within the school zone are guaranteed a place at our school. To find out whether you live in zone, visit findmyschool.vic.gov.au
Our school enrolment forms can be downloaded using the attached link or by contacting the school office during office hours. We ask that enrolment forms are returned to the school by 30th June in the year prior to enrolment however we do happily accept enrolments after this date.
If you live outside of our school zone but would still like to be considered for an out of zone enrolment please contact the school to discuss your circumstances along with your reasons for wanting to enroll you child at APS instead of your local or closest school.
Please note that all out of zone enrolments are at the discretion of our Principal Rochelle Cukier. All other applications will be considered subject to available space, and prioritised according to:
- students with a sibling at the same permanent address who are attending the school at the same time
- all other students in order of closeness of their home to the school.
When enrolling your child, we ask to sight an original Birth Certificate, a Certificate of Immunisation and evidence that you live within our school zone.
You can obtain a Certificate of Immunisation from either:
2023 School Tours
We thank you for your interest in our school and invite you to come and see our school in action. To book a school tour please click on our online booking page below. Our tours run regularly throughout each term on select Thursday mornings at 9.30am. If you can’t make a school tour we encourage you to watch our Virtual Tour video below.
Tours are generally taken by our Principal Rochelle Cukier and our student leaders and take around an hour. You will see learning in action across all levels and see how our teachers work collaboratively to deliver consistent, high quality teaching and learning in every classroom. We design lessons that meet every child’s point of need and ensure all children are supported in their learning and are stretched and challenged to grow. You will have the opportunity to chat to some of our students about our teaching and what they love most about Armadale Primary School.
School Tour Dates
Thursday 23rd February at 9.30am
Thursday 23rd March at 9.30am
Thursday 18th May at 9.30am
Thursday 15th June at 9.30am
Thursday 20th July at 9.30am
Thursday 10th August at 9.30am
Thursday 7th September at 9.30am
Thursday 12th October at 9.30am
Armadale Primary School is within a Department of Education Designated Neighbourhood Zone.
Please click on the Find My School Zone link to view the new school zone which will take effect in 2020. Please contact the Principal, Rochelle Cukier, if you live outside the school zone and would like to discuss an enrolment.
Findmyschool.vic.gov.au hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones for 2020 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contacts & Communication
School Office hours: 8:30am-4pm Monday to Friday
Phone: (03) 9822 7003
For International Student Enrolments please refer to the following Victorian Government Schools’ International Student Program website: www.study.vic.gov.au. Information is provided in English, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and simplified Chinese.
The website provides information on the education system in Victoria, how to make an application, student visa requirements, tuition fees and other publications and useful websites.
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development