At Macleod College we welcome applications for students enrolling for Prep in 2023.

There will be a number of opportunities for families to visit the school and meet our Leadership team and current Prep classroom teachers. 

Prep Engagement and Transition Dates   2022


Open Morning                     Saturday 21st May from 10am – 12noon

                                            Come and see our wonderful new environment.

                                            Play on our new equipment, visit our classrooms and join in the fun activity stations

                                            Face Painting, Showbags, finger painting, and much more.

                                            Bake Sale by the Parents & Friends of Macleod

                                            All Welcome!



Prep Tasters

3:45pm – 4:30pm               


Tuesday 31 May                Prep classroom visit – Come and see what our students do, Free play activity stations for                                                                                 your child to explore. Jigsaw puzzles, phonics activities, number games and much more.


Thursday 16 June             Explore our wonderful new play space.  Climb all over our new equipment, sandpit activities.

                                          Meet our Primary teachers.  If the weather is inclement, we will offer indoor games and interactive activities.


Wednesday 27 July          Art session with our Art teacher.  Come and get messy!


Wednesday 17 August     Music session, singing, dancing and playing instruments with our music teacher.


Thursday 15 September   Visit our wonderful Library and join in with a story and craft activity.




Transition Dates for 2023 Prep enrolments


Wednesday 12th October

9:30 – 10:50am   

includes Parent Information Chat with the Primary Leader


Thursday 20th October

2:15 – 3:10pm  

includes STEAM session


Tuesday 25th October

9:30 – 10:50am  

Meet the Year 6 Buddies for 2023 at Morning Tea




Designated Neighbourhood School

Our school zone is available on which hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones.


Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address (proof of residence is required).


The Department provides guidance through the Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and the freedom to choose other schools, subject to facility limitations.


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

Eligibility for Prep 2023

To start primary school your child will need to turn five years old by 30 April, 2023. Your child must be at school in the year that they turn six years of age. This is the compulsory school starting age in Victoria.

Specific concerns about enrolling your child

If you have specific concerns about enrolling your child, for example a child with special needs/disability, please contact Reception on 9459 0222.

At Macleod College, we understand that choosing a school to give your child the best start to their education journey is a big decision.  We endeavour to ensure that every child makes a successful transition to Primary School, and that the promotion is a trouble-free and happy experience.  Parent participation and involvement is actively encouraged and appreciated, and we welcome the opportunity to show you what Glen Iris Primary School has to offer you and your child.