2024 Enrolments


If you’re interested in enrolling at Rosewood Downs PS, please submit an application.

An application may be submitted by completing the Student Application Form (PDF or printed) or online via VicStudents.

Please read the following information to find which process is most suitable for you and your family.


Student Application Form

A Student Application Form (PDF or printed) must be completed for:

  • Victorian Government School Transfers

Once completed, please submit this form to our front office (in person or via email) with Proof of Residential Address (100 Point).

A Student Enrolment Form will be provided if a place is offered.


Online Application – VicStudents Portal

Online Application via the VicStudents Portal is only available for students who are enrolling in a Victorian Government School for the first time. This includes:

  • Foundation (Prep) Enrolments for 2025
  • Non-Government School Transfers (Private, Independent or Catholic School)
  • Interstate Transfers
  • Overseas Transfers

VicStudents has been assessed by the Department of Education to a high degree of security in line with the Victorian Protective Data Security Standards and is compliant with ISO 27001, the leading international standard for information security.

To create an account and complete the online application form, please click the “Apply Online” button on this page.

For assistant using this online system, please refer to the “Apply Online Guide” buttons on this page or phone our front office on 9795 3744.

Our School Zone

Our school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au which hosts the most up-to-date information on school zones in Victoria.

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

Our school manages enrolments using the Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and may enrol at another school, if there are available places.

For more information, you can:

2025 Foundation (Prep) Enrolments

The Department of Education has released an updated state-wide Foundation (Prep) enrolment timeline for the 2025 school year.

The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Foundation (Prep) at a Victorian government primary school, including Rosewood Downs Primary School.

All government primary schools will follow the timeline in 2024 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2025 school year.

You can find information and resources about the timeline, including factsheets and a poster at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). You can also download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents and Carers’ from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 15th April 2024).

You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2025 at Rosewood Downs Primary School from 15th April 2024.

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school on 9795 3744 or at rosewood.downs.ps@education.vic.gov.au to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process.
  2. Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 15th April 2024). This pack includes an application form, which you can also request from our school.
  3. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26th July 2024.
  4. You will be notified of the outcome of your application between Monday 29th July and Friday 9th August 2024. If you receive an enrolment offer, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 23rd August 2024.
  5. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2024.
  6. Prepare your child to start Foundation (Prep) from Wednesday 29th January 2025.

Enrolment applications submitted after 26th July 2024 will be processed by our school as they are received, in accordance with the department’s Placement Policy.