Southern Cross Primary School is a friendly, caring school community that aims to facilitate a high standard of academic learning, nurture individuality, challenge and understand all of our students.  If your child is starting school for the first time, learn about how you can find a school, things you need to know about starting Prep and suggestions of how to prepare your child here.  


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School Tours

Come and meet the Principal at one of our weekly tours and see the school in action.  Please phone 9700 4488 to arrange a time.


School tours are a great opportunity for prospective parents and students to meet our staff, visit our classrooms, as well as ask any questions regarding school programs.




Contact our friendly office team directly if you have any questions about how to enrol your child.  They can be contacted on  9700 4488 or download an enrolment form and submit it via email to southern.cross.ps@education.vic.gov.au


Click here for our Enrolment Form

Click here for our Permissions Form


School Zone and Boundaries


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 in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address. 


At this stage, Southern Cross Primary is able to consider outside zone applications, please contact the school for further information on 9700 4488.


Placement Policy


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:


Foundation/Prep Key Dates in Victoria

24th April - Applications Open for the 2024 Prep Year

28th July - All Applications for Prep 2024 due to School 

11th August - Letter of Offer sent to parents



2025 Prep Enrolments

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

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 15 April 2024).


What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school Southern Cross Primary School 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 download the enrolment form from our website.
  3. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26 July 2024. Although this is the due date, we request that application forms be submitted as soon as possible to assist us with our planning.
  4. 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.
  5. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2024.

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.