We warmly welcome you to enrol your child at Clayton South Primary School where our staff are committed to providing a vibrant, caring and nurturing learning environment through: 

  • Creative and academically challenging educational programs
  • Leadership Skills and Life Long Learning
  • Strong community involvement and commitment
  • Transition Programs with Step into Prep

Our staff deliver a comprehensive curriculum with explicit teaching of literacy and numeracy concepts: including our highly regarded systematic synthetic phonics program in the early years Prep to Grade 2. We have invested in rich professional development and aligned our teaching pedagogy to current best practice, especially around literacy acquisition. This will enable all our students to achieve their full potential. 


To be eligible for Prep enrolment in a State Primary School, a child must be 5 on or before the 30th April.

Clayton South Primary School is ALWAYS OPEN for Enrolment Applications from families moving in to the area. Students residing in our zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address. However at Clayton South we can currently accomodate a percentage of students residing out of our school zone. W
e do have a procedure and timetable which we follow for families seeking enrolment at the school from the commencement of the year. 


Personal tours can be made by contacting the school office on 9558 0599. Come and see the Clayton South difference!


Click here to go to view our Step into Prep Information. This wonderful free program begins in Term 3, and gives students a taste of school as well as meeting students who will be attending school with them.


You are also welcome to downlaod our Clayton South PS Enrolment Form to print and complete, then return to us at the school office or emailing them to clayton.south.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au.


What you need to prior to starting school:

  • Copy Birth Certificate/Passport
  • Copy Immisation certificate
  • Copy Visa and/or Medical Action Plans (if applicable)

All students are required to have a school entry immunisation certificate which can be obtained from: The Australia Childhood Immunication Register (ACIR) http://www.health.vic.gov.au/immunisation/

This certificate enables accurate information in the event of a communicable disease outbreak, and shows the immunisation status of the student. 


The timetable for 2022 enrolments is as follows:

  • Enrolment Applications open on Tuesday 23 February 2021.
  • Letters confirming enrolment in 2022 will be sent out in August 2021 or upon recieving all documents.

The important dates at the conclusion of 2021 are:

  • Friday 8th October – School Staff will visit feeder Pre Schools/Kindergartens
  • Tuesday 7th December - Orientation Day for Prep 2022 students
  • Tuesday 7th December – Year 1 – 6 2022 Orientation Day
  • Tuesday 7th December - Year 7 2022 Orientation Day for Secondary Schools

DET enrolment policy: https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/enrolment/policy


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS : At Clayton South Primary we are accredited to enrol International Students - please see our office for details.