Starting at NPS
Clicking on the heading to download the enrolment form.
Student Orientation Session 1
9:00 -10:00 a.m. Play based activities in Foundation classroom
Children will get to know each other and your teachers whilst doing play-based learning activities.
Student Orientation Session 2
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Story time and tour of the school.
Children will listen to an amazing story from one of the fantastic books in our school library and then tour our school.
Student Orientation Session 3
9:30 -11:30 a.m.
Children will need to bring along your hat and a snack. You will be joining in with the current transition class to play outside on our amazing playground. You will also meet your 2019 Grade 5/6 buddy and join in PMP activities with them.
Student Orientation Session 4
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Children will get to do some wonderful activities in Spanish and music. You will be ab le to go home and say hello to all your friends and family in Spanish.
Family information session
2019 Transition Class Family Information Session
6:30-7:30 p.m. in our performing arts room
Please don’t hesitate to contact the school on 9354 2928 if you have any questions related to our 2019 Foundation Class Orientation Program.
Expression of Interest
Expression of Interest
All families interested in enrolling a student for Foundation Year in 2019 or 2020 at Newlands Primary School are asked to complete an Expression of Interest form and return it completed to the school office. This form can be downloaded from this website.
Please make a time to meet with the Principal for a tour and to discuss your child’s enrolment.
If you wish to enrol your child at any other time during the school year then you need to contact the school to make arrangements to meet with our Principal and discuss your child’s enrolment.
Enrolling during the school year
Newlands P.S. accepts enrolments during the school year across all grade levels. To enrol you must make an appointment with the principal to discuss your reasons for enrolment.
Please contact the school if you wish to enrol. Our Principal will discuss the details of the enrolment process with you and advise you if we have a vacancy for your child. More information on the process can be found at : http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/parents/primary/Pages/international.aspx
What you will need
To enrol in a Victorian government primary school as an international student, you must:
- submit an application form
- attach the requested documentation, including a copy of the child’s current Australian visa and passport details, to the application form
- pay the relevant fees
- be accepted for enrolment by the school.
Families who have expressed an interest for their child/ren to be enrolled in our 2019 Foundation class and who have met the criteria in our enrolment policy will be sent an offer to join us. This will happen before the 30th of June with a request to respond to the offer and completion of enrolment forms by the 31st of August 2018.
Our policy for enrolment is siblings first, then children whose closest school is Newlands and then, those who are interested in attending Newlands for curriculum considerations (Spanish and Performing Arts).