2024 Foundation (Prep) enrolments


The Department of Education (DE) has released a new 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 Mentone Primary School. The new timeline will apply for children starting Foundation (Prep) in 2024. All government primary schools will follow the new timeline in 2023 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2024 school year.


You can download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers for the 2024 school year’ and 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 HERE.


You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Mentone Primary School from 24 April 2023.


What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school office on 9583 2995 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) or click HERE.
  3. Submit an enrolment application form by Friday 28 July 2023
  4. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 11 August 2023. If you receive an offer of placement, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 25 August 2023
  5. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions at Mentone Primary School during Term 4, 2023
  6. Your child will start Foundation (Prep) from Wednesday 31 January 2024.

Enrolment applications submitted after 28 July 2023 will be processed by our school as they are received, in accordance with the department’s Placement Policy.


Guidance on types of schools, finding your school zone, enrolment and starting or changing schools can be found on the Starting School webpage.


Enrolment Application Form (Updated)

Prep Transition Dates 2023


Our School Zone

Our school zone is available on 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 on the basis of 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:


Prep Transition Program

Prep Transition Dates 2023


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