Our school zone

Our school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au which hosts the most up-to-date information on school zones in Victoria.

Students residing within our school zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address.

Our school manages enrolments using the Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and may enrol at another school, if there are available places.

For more information, you can:


Option 1:

Prep (Foundation) enrolments

The Department of Education (DE) has a statewide Foundation (Prep) enrolment timeline.

The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Foundation (Prep) at a Victorian government primary school, including Debney Meadows Primary School.

You can find information and resources about the enrolment timeline and procedures at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep).


Option 2:

2024 Foundation (Prep) enrolments

The Department of Education (DE) has released a new statewide Foundation (Prep) enrolment timeline.

The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Foundation (Prep) at a Victorian government primary school, including Debney Meadows Primary School.

The new timeline will apply for children starting Foundation (Prep) in 2024. All government primary schools will follow the new timeline in 2023 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2024 school year.

You can find information and resources about the new timeline, including factsheets, at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep). You can also download the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers for the 2024 school year’ from the Starting School webpage (available from 24 April 2023).

You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Debney Meadows Primary School from 24 April 2023.

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school office to book a school tour or to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process
  2. Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 24 April 2023)
  3. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 28 July 2023
  4. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 11 August 2023. If you receive an offer of placement, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 25 August 2023
  5. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2023
  6. Your child will start Foundation (Prep) from Tuesday 30 January 2024.

Enrolment applications submitted after 28 July 2023 will be processed by our school as they are received, in accordance with the department’s Placement Policy.

For more information

You can find more information and answers to frequently asked questions on the Department’s website under School zones.

Once verified please visit the Debney Meadows Primary School office and provide the following original documentation listed below in order to be given an enrolment form.

  • Proof of Birth: Birth Certificate or Passport and proof of guardianship
  • Proof of Residency: utility account (Gas or Electricity) or Lease Agreement
  • School Entry Immunisation History Statement from the (AIR) Australian Immunisation Register with the updated immunisations received. This can be obtained by using your Medicare online account through myGOV or Express Plus Medicare mobile app or your local Medicare or by calling the AIR enquiries on 1800 653 809
  • Visa Documentation


To enrol your child at Debney Meadows Primary School, you need to fill out an enrolment form. 


Debney Meadows Primary School Student_Enrolment_Form



School Tours:

Please contact the school office to book in a School Tour. We know that parents are busy and would like to offer a time that suits


Prep 2024: 

Debney Meadows Primary School is currently taking Prep enrolments for 2024. Your child will need to turn five by the 30th of April of the year they start school to be eligible to enrol. Please contact the office on 9376 1570 to verify that you are residing within the Debney Meadows Primary School Zone, alternatively, you can email the school debney.meadows.ps@education.vic.gov.au


First Steps – Pre Prep Program:

We are excited to announce the dates of our First Steps – Pre Prep Program for 2023. The program will run every Tuesday morning from Week 5 of Term 2.

Term 2 2023

Tuesday 23rd May: 9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 30th May: 9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 6th June: 9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 13th June: 9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 20th June: 9:15am-10:30am


Term 3 2023

Tuesday 18th July: 9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 25th July: 9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 1st August: 9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 8th August: 9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 15th August: 9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 22nd August:  9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 5th September 9:15am-10:30am

Tuesday 12th September: 9:15am-10:30am


Term 4 2023

Tuesday 10th October: 9:15am-11:00am

Tuesday 17th October: 9:15am-11:00am

Tuesday 24th October: 9:15am-11:00am

Transition Day 1 – Tuesday 31st October: 9:15am-11:00am

Tuesday 7th November -  Melbourne Cup Public Holiday – NO FIRST STEPS

Transition Day 2 – Tuesday 14th November: 9:15am-11am

Transition Day 3 – Tuesday 21st November: 9:15am-11am

Meet The Teacher – Tuesday 28th November: 9:15am-11am

Getting to know you Interview Tuesday 5th December: Time to be confirmed

For more information on this program, please click here. 


Contact Us

Address: 100 Victoria Street, Flemington VIC 3031

Phone: (03) 9376 1570

Email: debney.meadows.ps@education.vic.gov.au

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