Enrolment Information

For enquiries regarding enrolling your child in the current school year,
please contact the school for more information.

2025 Foundation (Prep) enrolments

The Department of Education has released an updated statewide 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 at Karoo 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 at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). 

You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2025 at Karoo PS from 15 April 2024 (using the ‘Apply to our School’ link below).  For more information on how to register and submit, click on the video link below or the Quick Reference Guide.

Apply to our School

Video: How to register and submit an application for enrolment

Digital Enrolment Quick Reference Guide For Parents

Our school is trialling an online system for new Foundation (Prep) Enrolments to Victorian Government Schools. The new online enrolment system 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.

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school (via the booking sheet or call 9759 6222) to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process.
  2. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26 July 2024 (using the ‘Apply to our School’ link above).
  3. You will be notified of the outcome of your application between Monday 29 July and Friday 9 August 2024. If you receive an enrolment offer, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 23 August 2024.
  4. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2024.
  5. Prepare your child to start Foundation (Prep) from Wednesday 29 January 2025.

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



2024  Enrolments in Year 1-6

Enrolling at Karoo is a simple three step process:

1. Collect an Enrolment form

  • Forms can be downloaded by clicking the link (on the right of this screen).
  • Hard copies can be collected from the school office or mailed to you upon request.
  • An electronic copy can be emailed upon request.

2. Complete the Enrolment form in full, and return it to the school 

  • All sections much be completed and declaration signed.
  • If a student has a specific medical condition, further medical forms may need to be completed on commencing school (eg asthma, allergies)

3. Provide supplementary documents

  • Proof of your child’s age and full name (birth certificate or passport)
  • Immunisation Status Certificate

Once you have submitted your Enrolment form to the school, you will be notified of your acceptance via mail.

School Tours 2024

School tours provide parents an ideal opportunity to see first hand our students in their learning environment, the beautiful buildings and grounds we have to offer, and get a feel for what it would be like for your child to be a part of the Karoo community.

In 2024 our tours run on :

– Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9:30am from March to August.

– Saturday tours will run at 3pm on April 20th, May 25th, June 22nd and July 20th.

Please contact the school office on 9759 6222 or complete the school tour link to register your interest in having a tour of Karoo Primary School.

School Zones

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 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: