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Enrolling in a Public School


2023 enrolments are open

You can apply to an ACT public school anytime. Applications for 2023 submitted after 3 June 2022 will be processed by the school as they are submitted. Applicants should allow 10 days from submission before enquiring with schools about an application.

Your local public school has a place for your child to learn, develop and reach their potential. Online enrolment in the ACT can be made for children from Preschool through to Year 12, for ACT residents and NSW residents in the region surrounding the ACT.

Online enrolment for the 2022 school year can be made using the relevant links below. Enrolment applications are assessed throughout the year when submitted.

If you have any questions about enrolment or schooling, such as setting up healthcare supports or inclusion and access adjustments for your child, please contact your local school as soon as possible to discuss how we can best welcome, support and include your child.

2023 online enrolment

Please select the relevant link below on how to enrol your child.

Please carefully read the information below before completing your enrolment.

How to enrol:

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Find out what happens once I've applied

If you need assistance with the online enrolment form or have additional questions, please contact your local school or the Education Directorate’s Enrolments Telephone Service on (02) 6205 5429 or by email education.enrolment@act.gov.au