Enrolments

Maylands Peninsula Primary School is an Independent public school and welcomes students from Kindergarten to Year 6. We are a local intake school with a specific residential catchment area.

In Western Australia, children can start their education in Kindergarten, however compulsory schooling starts the following year in Pre-Primary.

Further information regarding how Public Schools prioritise and manage student enrolments, is available through the Department of Education website.

You need to apply to enrol your children in school for if they are:    

  • starting Kindergarten – Children can be enrolled if they are turning four by June 30 of that year. (non-compulsory).
  • starting Pre-Primary – Children must be enrolled if they are five or turning five by June 30 of that year. (compulsory).
  • starting Year 7, the first year if secondary school.
  • changing schools.
  • students born between July and December will start in the following year.

Local Intake Area

Maylands Peninsula Primary School is a Department of Education designated local intake school. This means we are only able to accept enrolments for students who live within a specific residential catchment area, at the time enrolment commences. To ensure you currently live in the school's catchment and are eligible to attend our school please see the map below.

Please note optional intake areas are those where parents can choose between two primary schools. It is the parents' choice to decide which school they would like to send their child to, and if the choice is Maylands Peninsula Primary School we will accept your enrolment application.

Local Intake Map Local Intake Street Names

School Age Calculator

You can find out what year your children need to start school by using the school-age calculator by visiting the Department of Education website.

Enrolment Process and Application Forms

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Families who wish to enrol at Maylands Peninsula Primary School should first complete an 'application for enrolment form' available to download below.

The enrolment is a two-step process.

Step1. Application for Enrolment - Complete the Application for Enrolment and email along with the attached supporting and/ or, additional documents listed below.

Step2. Student Enrolment Form - Once the school has approved your Application for Enrolment, you will be contacted to complete the Student Enrolment Form, student consent and permissions forms.

Application for Enrolment  - Kindy  Application for Enrolment - PP - Year 6 Statutory Declaration 

This page outlines our enrolment process, and if we can assist you at any point along the way, please don't hesitate to contact our Enrolments Officer, Mrs Gayle Tippett 9462 6700, or our contact us page and we will be glad to assist.

Supporting Documents

To facilitate your enrolment and meet our requirements; Application for Enrolments must be submitted with the following documents.

Two items of proof of address. ONE of which must be:

  • Your current water or council rates bill OR
  • Rental Agreement (from Real Estate Agent), OR Statutory Declaration must be provided.
  • Private Rental, OR Statutory Declaration must be provided.
  • Second, a utilities bill showing residential address (most recent electricity or gas account).  In special circumstances the Principal may accept other documents as proof of address. (e.g. Bank Statement, Centrelink, Medicare or a Statutory Declaration)
  • Copy of Full Birth Certificate, extract, or other identity documents.
  • It is an Education Department requirement that all children enrolling in Kindergarten are fully immunised, or on an immunisation catch up schedule.
  • If your application is accepted, you will need to provide an Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) History Statement, no more than two months old from Medicare. Visit  myGOV.  

Additional Documents

  • Australia Citizenship Certificate (where applicable)
  • Australian residents and holders of a 457 Visa can apply directly to a public school.
  • For other visa holders, enrolment application processes and fees payable differ depending on your visa subclass -– please refer to the section below, and the TAFE International Western Australia website for initial information.
  • If parents and/or dependants are born overseas, you will need to provide evidence of:
  • Your visa status, visa subclass number, visa grant number, and date of arrival in Australia.
  • Copies of parent/parent's passport details page.
  • Copies of child/children's passport details page.
  • Copies of any Family Court Orders (if applicable).
  • Information relating to any special needs, disabilities, or health issues, so the school can put processes in place to support the student (if applicable). 
  • Statutory Declaration to support documentation (if applicable).

 Custody

The school's role is to provide for the education of the student and their safety and welfare while in the school's care and control. If there are custodial court papers in place for a child, it is vital to inform the principal of the access provisions.

Written documentation including copies of court orders and relevant legal documents must be provided on enrolment.  The school must be notified of any changes.

 Important Information

  • An application can only be made at ONE WA GOVERNMENT PRIMARY SCHOOL.
  • Applications WILL NOT be processed until all supporting documentation has been provided.
  • During the school year, students are usually placed in classrooms within two days of completing the enrolment process.
  • New students must present to the school office in school uniform, with their student booklist items. They will be accompanied along with parents/caregivers, to their classroom.

Kindergarten Enrolments 2023

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If your child  turns 4 in 2023, and was born between the 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019, you need to apply to enrol your child in Kindergarten.

Although Kindergarten is not a compulsory year of school, more than 98% of West Australian children attend because it helps give them the best possible start to school.

To maximise priority, Kindy Applications open Term 2 Monday, 2 May 2022, and close on Friday, 22 July 2022.

Places in Kindergarten may be limited, so we encourage you to apply as early as possible, as late applications will take a lower priority in the allocation of places.

A parent/caregiver applying to enrol a child in a public school should complete an Application for Enrolment. Application for Enrolment - Kindy 2023   Statutory Declaration

You will be advised in writing in late August/September of the advertised closing date, whether or not your application has been accepted.

It is an Education Department requirement that all children enrolling in Kindergarten are fully immunised or on an immunisation catch up schedule.

Once accepted, we will contact you. You will be required to complete the Student Enrolment Form. At this time, parents should include Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) History Statement, no more than two months old from Medicare, visit My Gov, and attach any relevant medical information, Family Court Orders etc.

Permanent Australian residents and holders of a 457 Visa can apply directly to a public school.

For other visa holders, enrolment application processes and fees payable differ depending on your visa subclass – please refer to the section below and the TAFE International Western Australia website for initial information. http://www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/.

There is a place for all eligible children in Kindergarten programs in public schools. Wherever possible, this place will be at your local-intake school.

Note:  Acceptance for enrolment in Kindergarten does not guarantee enrolment at Maylands Peninsula Primary School for the following compulsory year, unless the child lives in that school's local intake area.

Please visit our Kindergarten page for specific information about how the Kindergarten operates.

International Student Enrolments - TIWA

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All enrolments for international students on temporary visa's must be made directly to TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) via their website, or email: admissions.tiwa@dtwd.wa.gov.au, or by phone on 08 9218 2100.

Children granted a bridging visa will generally need to enrol under the conditions of their substantive visa.

Children who are not Australian citizens fall into one of four categories depending on their, or your, visa subclass number. You will need to provide evidence of your visa status at the time of enrolment, and advise the school of any subsequent change of visa conditions. 

  • Category 1: Your child holds a permanent visa or is entitled to reside permanently in Australia.
    Your child is guaranteed a place at your local public school, and you do not need to pay tuition fees.
  • Category 2: Your child holds a specified temporary residence visa.
    Your child is guaranteed a place at their local public school, and you do not need to pay tuition fees. For a list of visas in this category see Section 3 of the Enrolment of Students from Overseas Schedule.
  • Category 3: Your child is the dependent of a 457 visa holder, or a 482 visa holder.
    Your child is guaranteed a place at your their local public school, and you are required to pay an annual family tuition fee. Further information is available at TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) .
  • Category 4: Your child is a temporary resident and does not fall into any of the above categories.
    Your child is still able to enrol in a public school. However, they do not have an enrolment entitlement and are not guaranteed a place at their local public school. You will need to pay tuition fees for all children enrolled. To enrol, contact TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA).

English as an Additional Language and Dialect

If your child speaks a language other than English, the school may arrange an interview with our EALD specialist teacher to determine if we are the best schooling option for your child.

Location & Map

The school is located at 60 Kelvin Street, Maylands WA 6051 with visitor parking available on Kelvin Street or the carpark adjacent Gibbney Reserve off Ferguson Street.

The Kindergarten is at the Eastern end of the school closest to Queen Street. Most Kindy parents find it easiest to park along Queen Street and enter the school past the playgrounds. Parking and entry is also available from Kelvin Street near Susan Street.

School Map Google Maps

Parent Information

Our school website is your portal, to a wealth of information regarding our school and our community. Should you have any further questions regarding the enrolment  process, or school tours, please contact our office, weekdays during school hours.

For more information about our school, please visit Parent Information

Outside School Hours Care (OSHC)

The following providers provide out of school hours care for our students. Please contact them directly to arrange before and after school care for your child:

Maylands Out of School Care  
5 Richard Street, Maylands   9272 7732

YMCA Early Learning Centre  
Unit 29, 168 Guildford Road, Maylands 9271 4146

Inglewood Station OSHC Centre
88 Sussex St, Maylands 0439 930 299 or 0401 825 041 or email theinglewoodstation@outlook.com   Expression of Interest form

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