Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

South Oakleigh College is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. This will be the primary focus of our care and decision-making. 

South Oakleigh College has zero tolerance for child abuse. 

We are committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Our child safe policies, procedures, strategies and practices are inclusive of the needs of all children, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, children with disabilities, children who are out of home care, LGBTQI+ students and our International students.  

Child Safety

2022 Year 7 Enrolment Process

Thank you for considering South Oakleigh College for your child’s secondary education. 

To support families transitioning from Year 6 to 7, the Department of Education and Training (DET) has provided information on their website. Which can be accessed here

For further information and access to the 2022 Year 7 Application forms and process please find our enrolment page from the below link. 

How to Enrol

Notice to Prospective Enrolments

Due to South Oakleigh College experiencing significant enrolment pressure the Department of Education & Training (DET) has capped enrolments.

The College is only able to consider enrolment for students based on the following DET guidelines:

  • Students for whom South Oakleigh College is the nearest neighbourhood school*
  • Students who reside permanently at the same address as a brother or sister attending South Oakleigh College
  • Students seeking enrolment on specific curriculum grounds
  • In a limited number of cases only, a student may be enrolled on compassionate grounds, where there are significant family or individual circumstances

Please note that evidence of permanent resident address in the South Oakleigh College neighbourhood zone is required as part of this process.

If you have any queries or questions regarding enrolments please contact the College on 9579 2322.

Acknowledgement of Country

South Oakleigh College respectfully recognises the historical and cultural significance of Australia’s Indigenous history and the role it plays in contemporary education.

Each day in Australia, we all walk on ancestral Indigenous lands.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we learn and work, who are the Bunurong/Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation and pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. We extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in our organisations and communities. 

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