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 2022

  • From 19 April 2021: Families at government schools receive the Parent Transition Pack from their primary school. The application form for non-government schools will be available from our website from 19 April 2021
  • 14 May 2021: 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.
  • 4 August 2021: Families are notified of the outcome of their application.
  • 5 August 2021: We send enrolment information to future Year 7 students. Families can lodge placement appeals with secondary schools.
  • 16 August 2021: Closing date for families to lodge a written appeal with their preferred secondary school.
  • 27 August 2021: Secondary schools provide families with written notification of appeal outcome.
  • September 2021: Orientation process for future Year 7 families and students commences, including parent welcome evening, initial academic assessment and other events and information.
  • Tuesday 7 December - the date of the statewide Orientation Day. 


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, https://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/going-to-school/Pages/year-6-to-7.aspx 
  2. Submission via email is preferred at this time enrolments@koonung.vic.edu.au Or mail to Enrolments Officer, Koonung Secondary College, 615 Elgar Road, Mont Albert North, 3129 
  3. We will notify you in August and you can either accept the placement or appeal the decision 


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.

For more information about enrolling in secondary school in Victoria, visit Department of Education and Training.