How to enrol at Balga Primary School

Download a PDF file copy of our Application Enrolment Package

In Western Australia, children can start their education in Kindergarten, however compulsory schooling starts the following year in Pre-primary.

Who needs to enrol?

You need to apply to enrol your children in school for 2020 if they are:

  • starting Kindergarten – 4 years old by 30 June 2020
  • starting Pre-primary, the first year of compulsory school – 5 years old by 30 June 2020
  • starting Year 7, the first year of secondary school
  • changing schools.

You can find out what year your children need to start school with our school-age calculator.

All children of compulsory school age must be enrolled in school and attend every day – this is the law.  All children must attend school up until they are 16 years old. Sixteen and 17 year olds must be enrolled in school or a training organisation, be employed or be in a combination of school/training/employment.

What you need to enrol?

For general enrolments you will be required to supply the school office with the following documents:

  • Completed Application for Enrolment Form
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Passport and visa (If not a Permanent Resident or Australian Citizen)
  • Immunisation History Statement
  • Proof of address

Download your child’s Student Requirements List

View the school age calculator at the Department of Education website