Apply to Enrol

Enrolment enquiries are welcome. All enrolment information can be found on this page.

As Melville Primary School is a ‘local intake area school’ please click HERE to ensure that your home address falls within our intake area.

You need to apply to enrol your child if they are:

  • starting Kindergarten at a school or community kindergarten – 4 years old by 30 June
  • starting Pre-primary and enrolling in their first year of compulsory schooling – 5 years old by 30 June
  • starting Year 7 – the first year of secondary schooling
  • changing schools
  • new to Western Australia.

Click link to determine when your child will start school  Enrol at school – Department of Education

Kindergarten and Pre-Primary students 2025

Applications are open from the beginning of March and will close Friday 19 July 2024.

Children can start Kindy in 2025 if their birth date falls between 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

Children can start Pre-Primary in 2025 if their birth date falls between 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

Some schools receive more applications than they have places thus applications are then prioritised in accordance with the Department of Education guidelines and procedures.

  • First priority – A child residing in the local intake area who will have a sibling enrolled at the school for that year, and who lives nearest to the school.
  • Second priority – A child residing in the local intake area who will not have a sibling enrolled at the school for that year, and who lives nearest to the school.
  • Third priority – A child residing outside the local intake area who will have a sibling enrolled at the school for that year, and who lives nearest to the school.
  • Fourth priority – A child residing outside the local intake area who will not have a sibling enrolled at the school for that year, and who lives nearest to the school.

Year 1 – 6 students

We accept applications for PP-6 students throughout the year, provided you reside in our local intake area.

Once enrolment is accepted for Pre-primary to year 6, there is no need to go through the enrolment process again unless children change schools. Places are guaranteed for all children of compulsory school age who reside within the local intake area.

To enrol for any year group please download and complete the Application for Enrolment Form or pick up a hard copy from the school office.

Along with your application for enrolment you will need to provide us with supporting documentation for each child.

If you have any queries regarding enrolments, please call the office on 9263 1300 or email melville.ps@education.wa.edu.au

Enrolment Application

Supporting documents

When lodging an application for enrolment, the following documentation must be provided
and copies can be taken at the front office to include in the Application for Enrolment.

  • Child’s birth certificate
  • Immunisation History statement from Medicare not more than 2 months old
  • Proof of residential address – a current utilities bill (eg water, power, gas) or rental agreement
  • Parent’s passport (if child and/or both parents are not born in Australia)
  • If applicable, Visa documentation – a visa grant number and date of arrival is required
  • If applicable, a copy of any current Family Court orders

The outcome of all applications will be advised in writing.

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