Crestwood Public School

Onwards and Upwards

Telephone02 9624 3950

Emailcrestwood-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Enrolment

Our school can help with enrolment queries throughout the year.

Local enrolment area

Check your address on School Finder to see if it is within our local intake area. Most schools have designated local enrolment areas. Note: local enrolment areas are subject to change.

How to enrol

Apply online. If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident you are eligible to complete the online enrolment application. You will then need to finalise the application at the school.

If you are not eligible or prefer not to enrol online, use the application to enrol (PDF 768.4KB) form. Please complete the form in English. A translated application to enrol may help you do this.

For more information, visit sTpe school enrolment.

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Out-of-area enrolments

If your child does not live within our intake area, visit out-of-area enrolment. Out-of-area enrolment procedures are subject to the department’s enrolment policy.

If you have received an offer for an out-of-area placement, visit the online enrolment sign in page to accept or decline the offer.

Temporary visas and international students

The Temporary Residents Program has information about eligibility and the forms to complete an application.

Distance education

Distance education is an equity program for students who are geographically isolated or whose individual circumstances prevent them from regularly attending school. Students must meet one of the conditions in the Distance Education Enrolment Procedures to be eligible to access this program as a full-time student.

For more information about educational opportunities in rural areas, visit Rural and distance education.

Download the Crestwood Public School enrolment policy (PDF 234KB) for further information.

Requirements for enrolment appointment 

If you have an enrolment appointment you will need to bring these documents with you:

  1. the child's birth certificate or identity documents.
  2. proof of address - originals of different documents such as your council rates notice or residential lease and electricity bill (please view enrolment policy (PDF 151KB)
  3. copies of the 2 most recent school reports and Year 5 NAPLAN
  4. any family law or other relevant court orders (if applicable).

If your child is not a permanent resident, you will also need to provide passport or travel documents, a current visa and previous visas (if applicable).

If your child has special circumstances, allergies, health or medical conditions, it's important that you tell the Principal about these before your child starts school. 

Go visit prospective students enrolment advice page for further information about enroling at Crestwood Public School.

Non-local enrolment applications are only considered by schools that can accommodate the child below the set local enrolment buffer level. In determining whether the school can accommodate a child the principal considers:

  • the child’s age
  • the type of school
  • the resources of the school
  • the existing number of permanent classrooms and other facilities at the school.

In schools where demand for non-local enrolment exceeds the number of available places below the enrolment buffer, the school must develop non-local enrolment criteria and establish an enrolment panel to consider and make decisions on all non-local enrolment applications.

When the school’s enrolment level is close to the local enrolment buffer, the principal is required to inform the principal of the child’s local school when considering the non-local enrolment application, and to seek approval of the Director, Educational Leadership before making an offer to enrol the child.

Process

  1. Parents wishing to enrol their child/ren who do not live in the school catchment area, are required to obtain a Non-Local Enrolment Application form from the school office.
  2. Parents are to compete the Non-Local Enrolment Application form and return it to the school office.
  3. The Non-Local Enrolment Placement Panel will consider the application against the criteria (detailed below) and make a decision to accept or decline the application.
  4. Parents will be notified of the outcome in writing.

Criteria for Selection - Crestwood Public School

Non-local enrolment applications are only considered by schools that can accommodate the child below the set local enrolment cap.

Acceptance of the enrolment will not create the need for additional staff and accommodation under any circumstances.

The criteria for non-local enrolment applications must be documented and cannot be unlawfully discriminatory. Criteria may include (but not limited to):

  • extenuating circumstances of a serious nature
  • compassionate reasons
  • siblings already enrolled at the school.

Please note

  • For families who leave the area and no longer live within the catchment area, a Non–Local Application must be completed for siblings. The application will be reviewed by the panel according to the criteria set out in the school policy.
  • ​Waiting lists are not maintained.
  • Parents are informed in writing of the panel’s decision. 
  • Parents have the right to make a non-local enrolment application even though they may have been advised that the school is unable to accommodate non-local enrolments.

Moving overseas

Moving overseas and need school reports authenticated for DFAT? 

Email document.authentication@det.nsw.edu.au to arrange to bring original documents to 105 Phillip Street, Parramatta 2150.