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Birchgrove Public School

Birchgrove Public School

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Telephone02 9810 2469


Primary School Enrolment

For primary school enrolment please see below.

Details regarding preschool enrolment can be found here.

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

Apply online. If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident you are eligible to complete the online enrolment application. You will then need to finalise the application at the school.

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

For more information, visit primary school enrolment.

For more information, visit:

Out-of-area enrolments

If your child does not live within our intake area, visit out-of-area enrolment. Out-of-area enrolment procedures are subject to the department’s enrolment policy.

If you have received an offer for an out-of-area placement, visit the online enrolment sign in page to accept or decline the offer.

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.

Proof of student's residential address

Birchgrove Public School has a designated intake area. The school therefore utilizes the the following 100 point residential address check to verify that the student being presented for enrolment lives within the intake area. 

Supporting documentation showing the full name of the child's parent as detailed below. 

40 Points for one of the following:

1.1 Council rates notice

1.2 Lease agreement through a registered real estate agency for a period of at least 6 months or rental board bond receipt.

1.3 Exchanged contract of sale with settlement to occur within the applicable school year.

20 points

2.1 Private rental agreement for a period of at least 6 months.

2.2 Centrelink payment statement showing home address

2.3 Electoral roll statement.

15 points for any of the following documents:

3.1 Electricity or gas bill showing the service address*

3.2 Water bill showing the service address*

3.3 Telephone or internet bill showing the service address*

3.4 Drivers licence or government issued ID showing home address*

3.5 Home building or home contents insurance showing the service address

3.6 Motor vehicle registration or compulsory third party insurance policy showing home address

3.7 Statutory declaration stating the child's residential address, how long they have lived there, and supporting information or documentation of this.

* up to three months old

School Tours

School tours are on the last Friday of the month during school terms.  They run for approximately 25 minutes and commence at 10.30 am. 

Dates for Term 2 are as follows:

27 May at 10.30am 

24 June at 10.30am

If you are interested in joining a tour please contact the office on 98102469.


Moving overseas

Moving overseas and need school reports authenticated for DFAT? 

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