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: including our highly regarded systematic synthetic phonics program in the early year's 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. 


We currently have the capacity to take a percentage of children out of our zone. Students residing in our local area boundary are guaranteed a place at our school. For personal tours, please contact the school office on 9558 0599. Come and see the Clayton South difference!


PREP ENROLMENTS ARE BEING TAKEN NOW! To be eligible for Prep enrolment in a State Primary School, a child must be 5 on or before the 30th of April. 


You are also welcome to download our Clayton South PS Enrolment Form to print and complete, then return to the school office or email it to clayton.south.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au.


What you need to before starting school:

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

All students must have a school entry immunisation certificate obtained from The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) http://www.health.vic.gov.au/immunisation/This certificate enables accurate information in a communicable disease outbreak and shows the student's immunisation status. 


Clayton South Primary School is ALWAYS OPEN for Enrolment Applications from families moving into the area. Students residing in our zone are guaranteed a place at our school, determined based on your permanent residential address. However, at Clayton South, we can currently accommodate a percentage of students residing out of our school zone. We have a procedure and timetable that we follow for families seeking enrollment at the school from the year's commencement. DET enrolment policy: https://www2.education.vic.gov.au/pal/enrolment/policy


The timetable for enrolments is as follows:

  • Enrolment Applications open in February.
  • Letters confirming enrolment are sent out in August, the year before your child is due to start school or upon receiving all documents.

The important dates in 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.

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 and meeting students attending school with them.


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