Enrolling at GEC

Enrolling into Year 7 for the Commencement of the Following Year

The Department of Education and Training (DET) sets the guidelines and process for enrolling a student in a government school at Year 7.  The process varies depending on the school the student attends in Year 6 (government or Catholic/independent). Parents and Carers can access the information pack, at

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/going-to-school/Pages/year-6-to-7.aspx

1.       For students currently attending a Victorian Government primary school

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/going-to-school/Pages/year-6-to-7.aspx 

Complete the Application for Year 7 Placement 2023. This will be distributed by your primary school.

List Glen Eira College as your first school preference (Section 4B).

Return the form to your child’s primary school

2.       For students currently attending a non-Government primary school (Catholic or Independent)

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/going-to-school/Pages/year-6-to-7.aspx 

Complete the Application for Year 7 Placement 2023 form included in the transition pack/on website.

List Glen Eira College as your first school preference (Section 4B).

Return the form to your child’s non-government primary school or directly to GEC by 30th May.

 

Placement offers for all students   

Parents/carers receive notification of placement offers.

If there are more applications than positions, the DET placement guidelines are used as follows:

  1. Students for whom the school is the designated neighbourhood school.
  2. Students with a sibling at the same permanent address who are attending the school at the same time.
  3. Where the regional director has restricted the enrolment, students who reside nearest the school.
  4. Students seeking enrolment on specific curriculum grounds.
  5. All other students in order of closeness of their home to the school.
  6. In exceptional circumstances, compassionate grounds.

 

FOR YEARS 8-12 OR YEAR 7 AFTER THE START OF THE YEAR ENROLMENTS 

Parents or guardians are invited to contact the General Office to make an appointment with Assistant Principal Mr Nick Hamer-Smith to arrange an interview.  Alternately you can complete the Enrolment Inquiry Form and email it to the General Office.  Mr Hamer-Smith will then contact you.

Overseas Full Fee Paying students should contact Ms Tara Fang.

To the interview, parent/carers should provide:

  • Copies of recent school reports and any other relevant reports
  • A visa to establish status (overseas students only)
  • Details of any custody arrangements.

At enrolment parents will:

  • Complete an enrolment form
  • All other paper work will be emailed to the parent/carer
  • Pay the council requested Parent Payment charges
  • Be given book and uniform details
  • Assist with student course selection
  • Complete an Illness Management Plan

Once enrolment is complete:

  • Students will be placed in a team group and allocated to classes
  • Uniform and books will need to be purchased by the parent / carer

 

Our School Zone

Our school zone is available on

findmyschool.vic.gov.au which hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones.  This link takes you directly to the Glen Eira College zone:

https://www.findmyschool.vic.gov.au/#school=1870401

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 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.