Foundation (Prep) Enrolment

When enrolling your child into a Department of Education and Training school, your child must have turned 5 by the 30th of April in their Prep year.  We encourage parents to come on a school tour the year your child is in 4 year old Kindergarten, please book via our  BOOK A TOUR page. Lockington Consolidated School tours will give you a greater understanding of our vision and values. 

When can l enrol for Foundation (Prep)?

The Department of Education 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 Lockington Consolidated School.

 2025 Foundation (Prep) Enrolments 

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 2025 school year from the Starting School webpage (available from 15 April 2024).

You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Lockington Consolidated School from 15 April 2024.

What you need to do:

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.

Enrolment Requirements for Foundation (Prep)

The following documents are required to complete your child's enrolment in a Victorian Government Primary School:

* Completion of Student Enrolment Form OR Transfer of Information from an Existing Victorian Government School
* Copy of Birth Certificate (or Extract)
* Immunisation Certificate
* Passport or Travel Documents (Visa) for non-Australian born students

Our school zone 

Our school zone is available on Find my School hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones. 

Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined based on your permanent residential address. 

For further information from The Department of Education on how to enrol your child into a school is via this link.   

If you have any questions, please call 5486 2474  or email