COVID-19 UPDATE RE 2021 FOUNDATION ENROLMENT ENQUIRIES:
The Victorian Government has made the decision to begin the Term 1 holiday break on Tuesday 24th March, 2020. This effectively means that all Victorian Government schools will be closed from Tuesday 24th March until Wednesday 15th April, 2020 with a potential transition to remote learning in Term 2 – yet to be confirmed.
Given the current uncertainty due to the COVID-19 crisis, unfortunately we cannot offer dates for school tours until further notice. If you wish to enquire about enrolling your child for Foundation 2021, please email email@example.com and include the following information:Parent Name/s
Contact Phone Number
Child’s Date of Birth
Other Relevant Information (i.e. reason for choosing CHPS if you do not reside within the zone, does your child have any special needs, etc.)
A school representative will respond in due course to advise when a school tour can be arranged. Many thanks for your patience during this time.We are proud of the exciting learning opportunities available to our students. Our curriculum is comprehensive, challenging and offers an innovative approach to the delivery of the Victorian Essential Learning Standards and AusVels.
Our Strategic Plan highlights priorities in Literacy and Numeracy, Student Engagement and Wellbeing & effective Transition and Learning Pathways for all students from Foundation to Level 6. Our teachers deliver a high quality, comprehensive seven-year program. We provide opportunities, which enable all students to achieve their full potential within a curriculum that supports the individual learner.
Information Communication and Technology is a high priority in our school and is fully integrated within our curriculum from the Foundation year to Level 6.
Our facilities include:
Our fully computerised Library is housed centrally. Enhanced learning opportunities are promoted throughout the whole school social and academic development programs; “You Can Do It,” “Restorative Practices & Circle Time” and Wilson McCaskill’s “Play is the Way.”
The commitment of our staff enables us to provide a range of co-curriculum programs. These include biannual school musical and art show, integrated camps and excursion F-6 program, Foundation to Level Six swimming classes, our Student Leadership Program from Levels 4 to 6, involvement in inter-school sports programs, Life Education, school choir and regular visits from professional sporting identities - AFL footballers, basketball, cricket and hockey to name a few.
Further information is available for Foundation Parents in our Foundation Parents Handbook including;
Further information is available for Foundation to Level 6 Parents in our Whole School Parent Information Handbook.
Enrolling your child
Enrolments are now being taken for 2021. To be eligible for Foundation enrolment in a State Primary School, a child must be 5 on or before the 30th April.School zonesFor information about school zones and the current guidelines set by the Victorian State Government Department of Education, please refer to the following website: https://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/going-to-school/Pages/zones-restrictions.aspx You can also enter your residential address at https://www.findmyschool.vic.gov.au/ to find out whether Chelsea Heights Primary School is your child's Designated Neighbourhood School. Please note that some school zones have changed for the 2020 school year. We welcome enrolment applications from families who reside outside of our designated school zone, however as per current legislation, children living within the zone must be given given priority. Those outside the zone will be placed on a waiting list and will be advised in Term 3 if their application is successful. We will accept as many enrolments as we can, up to our projected intake capacity.Please feel free to contact our office on 9772 4139 to arrange a personal tour of our school. Given major building works which have commenced, tours commence in Term 2, 2020.
We look forward to welcoming your family to our school community. We trust that it will be a rewarding and exciting time for you and your child.
Please bring the following documents to school when enrolling:*Note please provide enrolment forms for 2021, by Friday 28th June 2020.Enrolment Form Information for Parents, Guardians and Carers (including privacy collection notice) *Before completing the Enrolment Form, please read this information and keep a copy for your records.
1) Enrolment Form Foundation to Level 2 OR Enrolment Form Level 3 to Level 6 (click on link, print, complete and sign)
2) Copy of Birth Certificate (we can copy for you)
3) Immunisation History Statement from Medicare (we can copy for you)
For your information: