Enrolling/Transferring - ACT Public Schools
Parents/carers are welcome to enrol/transfer their son or daughter at any time during the school year.
The Parent/carer guide to enrolment/transfer for ACT public schools Parent Guide provides an overview of the procedures and requirements when enrolling in an ACT Public School or transferring between ACT Public Schools.
Online Enrolment/Transfer Forms
PLEASE NOTE: Submit only one (1) online enrolment form per child. If more than one online enrolment form is submitted, any previously submitted forms will be made invalid.
School Enrolment/transfer for Prospective Students in 2016
- Timeline: School Enrolment/transfer for Prospective Students in 2016 (116Kb)
Timeline: School Enrolment/transfer for Prospective Students in 2016 (231Kb)
Parents/carers seeking to enrol their child in an ACT public school for the first time must complete the online enrolment/transfer form.
Parent/carers seeking to transfer their child to another ACT public school must complete the online enrolment/transfer form.
- Application to enrol/transfer in an ACT Public School
- Privacy Statement - Enrolling in an ACT Public School (86Kb)
Privacy Statement - Enrolling in an ACT Public School (121Kb)
Prospective enrolments for 2016 will open on 28 April 2015.
The policy about enrolment in an ACT public school is available at:
Finding Your Local School
Each ACT public school gives priority to the enrolment of children living in its Priority Enrolment Area (PEA). ACT public schools are non-selective. If a school has room available after accepting students from its PEA, it may offer places to students who live outside the area.
Further information about Priority Enrolment Areas.
Canberra public schools are a popular choice for students from many countries of the world. Our schools are recognised as ranking among the best in the world.
Further information about International Students.
If you require further assistance or clarification on the enrolment criteria and process please contact your local school or the ACT Education and Training Directorate at: