Welcome! Thank you for considering Sunshine Primary School as the educational home for your family. The information on this page is designed to provide you with a comprehensive introduction to our application procedures.Admissions at Sunshine Primary are led by the Principal Lyn Read, and our School Enrolments Officer Elizabeth Stefanovska.Our Admissions team will:
Our School ZoneAt Sunshine Primary School we accept enrolments for students that live in our school zone. You can find out if your home address is in our school zone by clicking on the link Find my schoolWe only accepts enrolments for prep students in the year before they start school. We do not have a waiting list nor do we accept enrolment for students younger than 4 years of age.If you are interested in enrolling in our school but do not live in our school zone you can request an enrolment but we cannot confirm the enrolment until after we have enrolled all students that live in our zone first and have determined whether our school has capacity.If you have any queries or questions about enroling at Sunshine Primary School please send us an email, phone our office on 8311 5700 or call in any school day, between 9:00am and 4:00pm.Enrolment forms must be completed, signed and returned to our office with the following original documents which will be copied by the School:
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This is a Department of education and Training requirement. Enrolment forms will not be accepted without the documents listed above.For families arriving from overseas, school entry is determined by the Visa Subclass Number on your child's Passport. Students unable to enrol directly into the school can enrol via the International Education Division. Please contact them by phone on 03 9637 2990, by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website on www.study.vic.gov.au for further information.Find my school hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones. Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address. However, if you are just out of our school zone and we have availability our administration team will make contact with those parents that submitted the Enrolment Request Form.
You can find more information and answers to frequently asked questions on the Department's website under School zones (https://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/going-to-school/Pages/zones-restrictions.aspx).Prep 2023 EnrolmentsOur school commences the enrolment process in Term 2 each year. We conduct school tours and meet with all prospective families.
Enrolment Packs are available for collection from our school office.
These are just some of the documents found in our pack:
Letter from the Principal
Parent Check List
Enrolment Form for Year Prep
Family Occupation Index
Our Values, Vision & Mision Statement
Ready for School Check List
Uniform Price List
Prep Transition ProgramOur Prep Transition Program is the beginning of your child's journey to school, where they will have many opportunities to learn about our school and begin settling in. Our extensive transition program aimed at making your child's pathway from kindergarten to school a seamless experience. Our goal is to have students who feel happy, safe and excited about school. We endeavour to make this transition possible for each and every child that begins school at SPS. As each child has a unique set of abilities, needs, and attitudes towards learning this means that the transition to school will be different depending on the individual.Our formal Transition Sessions for enrolled students are held in November. During this time the children will be involved in activities that will familiarise them with the classroom setting and school grounds.
Buddy SystemAt Sunshine Primary we have a 'buddy' system in place. The student buddies are a vital part of our transition program.The buddy system operates on an informal basis.The purpose of the buddy system: