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South Coogee Public School

South Coogee Public School

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Our school can help with enrolment queries throughout the year.

Local enrolment area

Check your address on School Finder to see if it is within our local intake area. Most schools have designated local enrolment areas. Note: local enrolment areas are subject to change.

How to enrol

If you live in our intake area and would like to apply to enrol at our school, start by submitting an online enrolment application. Online enrolment is currently only available for Australian or New Zealand citizens and permanent residents.

If you are not able to apply online or you prefer not to, download the paper application to enrol (PDF 768.4KB) form. Please complete the form in English. A translated application to enrol may help you do this.

Online enrolment can also be used for out-of-area enrolment. Please note that out-of-area enrolment procedures are subject to the department’s enrolment policy.

Enrolment applications are finalised at the school.

For more information, visit sTpe school enrolment.

For more information, visit:

Moving to high school

Visit the moving to high school page to find out more about the transition of year 6 students into year 7.

Temporary visas and international students

The Temporary Residents Program has information about eligibility and the forms to complete an application.

Distance education

Distance education is an equity program for students who are geographically isolated or whose individual circumstances prevent them from regularly attending school. Students must meet one of the conditions in the Distance Education Enrolment Procedures to be eligible to access this program as a full-time student.

For more information about educational opportunities in rural areas, visit Rural and distance education.

Moving overseas

Moving overseas and need school reports authenticated for DFAT? 

Email to arrange to bring original documents to 105 Phillip Street, Parramatta 2150.


Enrolments for Kindergarten are taken the year before the child starts school. Please ensure that you complete the Enrolment form. Kindergarten children must be five years old by the 31st July in order to be enrolled. You will need to provide the following documentation prior to your child starting school.

  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Complete Immunisation certificate (not the blue book)
  • The following 100-point residential address check is used to determine the student’s entitlement to enrol at the school.

Document showing the full name of the child's parent Points

1. Only one of (i.e. no additional points for additional documents)

  1. Council rate notice
  2. Lease agreement through a registerd real estate agent for a period of at least 6 months or rental board bond receipt
  3. Exchanged contract of sale with settlement to occur within the applicable school year

2. Any of the following:

  1. Private rental agreement for a period of at least 6 months
  2. Centrelink payment statement showing home address
  3. Electoral roll statement
20 each

3. Any of the following documents

  1. Electricity or gas bill showing the service address*
  2. Water bill showing the service address*
  3. Telephone or internet bill showing the service address*
  4. Drivers licence or government issued ID showing home address*
  5. Home building or home contents insurance showing the service address
  6. Motor vehicle registration or compulsory third party insurance policy showing home address
  7. Statutory declaration stating the child's residential address, how long they have lived there, and any supporting information or documentation of this.
15 each

* up to three months old

Students arriving from overseas will need to bring their passports and visas when enrolling at school and special conditions may exist for some visa holders.

Priority is given to children who live within the school boundary and siblings. Out of area applications for enrolment are only offered if a vacancy exists.

Download our Enrolment Guidelines

Kinder Orientation and Transition to School

Kindergarten Orientation days are held each year in Term 4. This is an opportunity for families to familiarise themselves with the school environment, meet teachers, office staff, and other families. The new children are also linked with their Year 4 buddy for the following year.

Information Evening For Kindergarten 2023

This is an opportunity for you to learn more about our school, meet some of the staff and find out about teaching and learning in Kindergarten.

The session will be held in the school library on Wednesday 7th September 2022 at 6.30pm.

A Day In The Life Of Kindergarten

Experience a day in the life of Kindergarten and see what fun and wonderful activities we get up to!

Kindergarten – the first day

Kindergarten children commence school after students in Years 1 – 6 start. You will be welcomed by the Principal who will introduce you to your child’s new teacher.

Your child will need:

  • A school bag which he/she can easily open
  • A little fruit or vegetable snack for ‘Crunch and Sip’
  • A snack for ‘little lunch’ (recess)
  • A sandwich, drink and fruit for ‘big lunch’
  • An art smock or old shirt
  • A library bag.

View more information about starting school on the department’s starting kindergarten soon webpage.


Click here for more information on Kindergarten 2023