Palmerston District
Primary School


Enrolment

Priority Enrolment Area

Parents/carers are welcome to enrol/transfer their son or daughter at any time during the school year using an online application form. Full details are available from Education Directorate

The Priority Enrolment Area for Palmerston District Primary School includes Palmerston, Franklin (shared with Harrison School) Crace, Part of Nicholls – east of Gungahlin Pond,  the south-west section of Ngunnawal and a section of Gungahlin – west of Gozzard St and south of Gundaroo Drive. Please refer to map: ACT Public School Priority Areas

People wishing to attend Palmerston District Primary School who live outside of this area may contact the school on 6205 7241 to make an appointment with the Principal to discuss enrolment possibilities.

Enrolling/Transferring - ACT Public Schools

Parents/carers are welcome to apply to enrol/transfer their son or daughter at any time during the school year using an online application form. Full details are available from the Education website.

Offers of placement for preschool will commence in mid-June. Once you have received notification regarding this offer you will need to finalise your enrolment by presenting the school with the following documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • Proof of residence such as utility bill or rental agreement
  • Immunisation record
  • Visa and passport if applicable

The enrolment process cannot be finalised until we have copies of these documents on file.

School Tours:  For the month of May tours of the school will be operating each Monday from 9:30am to 10:00am and Friday from 9:30am to 10:00am. To book a tour, please call the front office on 6205 7241.

Children who turn four on or before April 30 can start Preschool at the beginning of that school year. Students in our Learning Support Units are enrolled by the Department's Special Education section and this is negotiated through their previous schools.

Online Enrolments for 2017 prospective students will open on the first day of term 2, Tuesday 26 April 2016 and will be closing on Friday 27 May 2016.

Information for NSW residents applying for preschool in 2018.

All applications from NSW residents for preschool in 2018, regardless of when they are submitted in 2017, will be held by the first school listed on the application and considered in 2018.  If you have any queries about this process please call the ACT Education Directorate on 6205 5429.

Information for NSW residents applying for kindergarten to year 6 in 2018.

Applications from NSW residents for kindergarten to year 6 will be processed in the Initial and Subsequent Enrolment consideration period as per the timeline on the Education Directorate’s website. If you have any queries about this process please call the ACT Education Directorate on 6205 5429.

Full details are available from the Education website.

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