Enrolment Policy and Procedures
Enrolment decisions in public schools are made in accordance with the School Education Act (1999) and Department of Education policy, on criteria based on age, residential location, visa status and educational needs.
Who Should Complete the Enrolment Form?
A Parent/Carer/Guardian: who are defined in the School Education Act 1999 as persons who at law have responsibility for the long-term care, welfare and development of the child; or the day-to-day care, welfare and development of the child.
Application and Eligibility
The school has accommodation for a student where their usual place of residence is within the boundary of the Harrisdale Senior High School local intake area as determined by the Department of Education at the time the enrolment commences. Siblings are not assured enrolment at the school where the family is outside the school boundary at the time of the sibling's enrolment. A separate enrolment form needs to be completed for each child.
A map of the most current local intake area for students entering Years 7-8 2024 may be viewed below:
When you enrol your child at Harrisdale SHS, please provide copies of the following documentation for the enrolment to be complete and accepted:
□ 3 Proofs of address
Current and signed lease agreement (if you are renting). If you ‘Private’ rent, a copy of the Landlord’s current Rates Notice will also be required. The renting of a room in a property is not acceptable for enrolment.
Current Rates Notice (if you own your home)
Settlement letter/email AND Land Title (if you have recently purchased a home)
Utility Bill (Water, Gas or Electricity) and
Drivers Licence (with current address)
□ Birth Certificate
□ Immunisation Record (Australian Immunisation Register or Medicare Immunisation Statement)
□ Court order (if applicable)
□ Most recent school report
□ Most recent NAPLAN results (applicable for Years 7, 8 and 9)
□ Most recent OLNA results (applicable for Years 10, 11 and 12)
□ USI confirmation letter or email
If your child was not born in Australia OR both parents were born overseas, you must provide the following documents for the student:
□ Passport or travel documents
Overseas: Country _________________
□ Current Visa Grant Letter (if applicable)
□ Citizenship Certificate (if applicable)
Please note appointments are required when submitting enrolment forms. Appointments require completed enrolments along with documentation. The student is not required to attend the submission appointment.
Enrolment submission appointments are available between the hours of 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday to Friday during the school term.