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At Dohertys Creek P-9 College we welcome all families who reside within our school zone. To submit your child’s enrolment, please follow the steps below.


Check that you reside within our school zone

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 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) Enrolments for 2024

The Department of Education (DE) has a 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 Dohertys Creek P-9 College.

You can find information and resources about the enrolment timeline and procedures at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). You can also download the Foundation (Prep) Enrolment information pack for Parents/Carers for the 2025 school year by clicking here.

You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2025 at Dohertys Creek P-9 College from the 15th of April 2024.

What you need to do:

  1.  Book a school tour (click here)
  2.  Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack (click here)
  3.  Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 26 July 2024. Please submit via email to dohertys.creek.p9.co@education.vic.gov.au.
  4.  You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 9 August 2024. If you receive an   offer of placement, 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, 2023
  6.  Your child will start Foundation (Prep) from Thursday 30 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.


Year 7 enrolments for 2024

Year 7 2024 enrolments are coordinated via your child’s Primary school.  Please contact your child’s Primary school for further information in regards to the Year 6 to Year 7 transition process.

If your child attends a non-government primary school and you would like your child to commence Year 7 at Dohertys Creek P-9 College in 2025, please contact the school on 8560 6079.


Enrolments for all other year levels

If you are interested in enrolling at our school, please complete an enrolment application form and return via email to dohertys.creek.p9.co@education.vic.gov.au.

Students who live within the school zone are guaranteed a place at our school. To find out whether you live in zone, visit findmyschool.vic.gov.au .

All other applications will be considered subject to available space, and prioritised according to:

  1. students with a sibling at the same permanent address who are attending the school at the same time.
  2. all other students in order of closeness of their home to the school.