Notice to prospective 2022 Year 7 Enrolments

Due to South Oakleigh College experiencing significant enrolment pressure at Year 7 for 2022 the Department of Education & Training (DET) has capped enrolments.

The College is currently at capacity and 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 Year 7 enrolment (2021) please contact the College on 9579 2322.

2023 Enrolment Procedures

Please find information about how you can enrol at South Oakleigh College:

Enrolment for Year 7

The Enrolment (Transition) Process for children commencing in Year 7 is managed in partnership between the secondary and primary schools with the process commencing early in Term 2 each year.

A Grade 6 Transition Co-ordinator is appointed as the teacher responsible for liaising with and providing relevant transition information and forms to, Grade 6 students and their parents/guardians.

After transition information is distributed to Grade 6 Students and their parents/guardians by their child’s primary school, families will then need to make the choice of a suitable secondary college for their child to attend.

To assist with this important decision, a Year 7 Information Evening for prospective families is held at South Oakleigh College in the first few weeks of Term 2. The time and date of which are advertised extensively in the newsletters of many local primary schools, on a billboard outside the college and is also listed on our website calendar.

For placement in Year 7 at South Oakleigh College for commencement in 2022. Download the Year 6 to Year 7 Transition Information Pack 2022-23. If you require a physical copy of the Information Pack we are more than happy to provide you a copy which may be collected from the General Office. Families apply in writing to their primary school by completing a 2023 Year 7 Enrolment Form which should be returned to your primary school before Friday 13 May 2022.

If you are a parent / carer of a student at a non-government school, or are currently home schooling your child, you can find more details on how to apply for Year 7 enrolment at our school at Moving from primary to secondary school: information for parents

Primary School’s will begin notifying families of their placement request results Wednesday 20 July 2022. The Secondary Colleges cannot provide details of placement to families seeking this information.

For enrolment enquiries please contact:

Tony KatsianosAssistant Principal

Enrolment for Years 8 – 12

To request an Information Package, or make an appointment for prospective enrolment, please contact the General Office, between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm from Monday to Friday. The South Oakleigh College phone number is (03) 9579 2322.

Following your contact, an enrolment interview can then be arranged with the Assistant Principal. For the interview, we request that you bring with you a copy of your child’s most recent end of semester and end of year school reports together with a copy of their birth certificate, passport or citizenship papers. If you should have any questions prior to your interview, please contact the Registrar on (03) 9579 2322

Enrolment for full-fee paying overseas students

All enrolment procedures for Full Fee Paying Overseas Students are managed through the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development – International Education Division

Please refer to the ISPU website for more detailed information regarding enrolment conditions and associated costs.