Enrol Year 7

Victorian government school students can apply to Koonung Secondary College through their primary school. Non-government school students can apply directly to Koonung Secondary College.

Please note the following updated advice from the Department of Education


Enrolment timeline for Year 7 in 2024

  • From 24 April 2023: Families at government schools receive the Parent Transition Pack from their primary school. The application form for non-government schools is available here.
  • 12 May 2023: Families at government schools return their completed application for Year 7 to their primary school. Families at non-government schools email their completed application directly to Koonung Secondary College
  • 19 July 2023: Families at government schools are notified of the outcome of their application by their primary school Families at non-government schools are notified of their outcome by Koonung Secondary College 
  • 20 July 2023: We send enrolment information to future Year 7 students. Families can lodge placement appeals with secondary schools. Government primary schools will provide families with the appeal form.
  • 28 July 2023: Closing date for families to lodge a written appeal with their preferred secondary school.
  • 8 August 2023: Secondary schools provide families with written notification of appeal outcome.
  • August – September 2023: Orientation process for future Year 7 families and students commences, including parent welcome evening, initial academic assessment and other events and information.
  • 12 December 2023: Statewide orientation day for all Year 6 students


How to enrol

Government school student

Return your completed Application for Year 7 Placement form (included in the Parent Transition Pack) to your primary school in May. Your primary school then sends the form to your first-preference secondary school.

You will be notified of your placement by your primary school in August.


Non-government school student 

If your child is attending a Catholic or independent primary school, you need to apply directly to Koonung Secondary College.

The process follows the same timeline as government schools. 


How to enrol (non-government school student)

  1. Download and complete the Year 7 enrolment application form located in the following link, Year 6-7 placement pack for parents
  2. If your child’s non-government primary school is managing the placement process on your behalf, complete the Application for Year 7 Placement 2024 form and submit it to your current school by Friday 12 May. They will notify you of your Year 7 placement offer for 2024.
    If your child’s non-government primary school is not managing the process, please email the completed application to  Koonung Secondary College email


Mid-year enrolment

If you are looking to enrol your child in Year 7 after the school year has commenced, follow the process for enrolling Year 8 - 12 on this website.