Thank you for your interest in an enrolment at Rostrata Primary School.


Due to the high demand for places within our school, the Department of Education has designated Rostrata Primary School as a local intake area school. Students and their family must live within the school boundaries at the time the enrolment commences.

Local Boundary Map

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Eligibility Criteria

When lodging an application for enrolment, the following original documentation must be provided. (Copies will be taken and attached to the Application for Enrolment at Rostrata Primary School)’

  • Proof of ownership of the property by the parent/s where the student will reside is to be provided.  This may be a current rates notice from the local council.
  • Where the family is in a rental property, a copy of the tenancy agreement, with a SIX (6) months minimum duration from the time the enrolment commences would be required. Please note:
  • If the rental agreement is a private arrangement then a Statutory Declaration authorised by a Justice of the Peace will be needed to verify the place of residence. 
  • The renting of a room in a property is not acceptable for enrolment unless the owner of the property has official approval from the City of Canning to use the property for this purpose. Official document to be provided on enrolment.
  • A further two (2) pieces of evidence as proof of residence within our local intake area are required. One of these must be a utilities account (ie, electricity or gas account) the other can be a current driving licence, a non-mobile telephone account, contents insurance or removalist documents.
  • If born in Australia, the child’s birth certificate.
  • If not born in Australia but is an Australian Citizen, the Citizenship Certificate or Australian passport to be supplied.
  • If born overseas, passports are required of both the child and the parents, including visa documentation and latest entry date into Australia.
  • If applicable, any current Family Court orders.
  • IMMUNISATIONS: The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) History Statement which is less than two (2) months old at the time of application, must be printed from the Medicare/myGov website.  The 'My Purple Book' records will not be accepted.  Please note: Kindergarten applications and enrolments will not be accepted without the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) History Statement as noted above.

Supporting Documents

When you complete the “Application For Enrolment” form for your child to enrol at Rostrata Primary School, please bring the following original documents with you –

  • Child’s birth certificate.
  • Up-to-date immunisation records.
  • Child’s/Parent’s Passport and Visa/Citizenship papers if the child or parents were born overseas.
  • If the child has a change of name – supporting documents to be produced at enrolment.
  • If there is an access restriction – supporting documents to be produced at enrolment.
  • Voluntary Contributions can be paid at enrolment.

Keeping student records up to date

To assist us in keeping these records up-to-date please inform the school, in writing, if any of the following details have changed since enrolment –

  • Child’s name – supporting documents to be produced
  • Your name
  • Address
  • Telephone (home, work)
  • Emergency contact

Kindergarten 2021

Application Information

This is an application only and not an enrolment.

A parent/guardian applying to enrol a child in a public school should complete the ‘Application for Enrolment’ form to request a position in Kindergarten for 2021.  Only permanent Australian residents and those children holding an approved visa subclass number are eligible to enrol in public schools.  Children may be enrolled in Kindergarten in one (1) school only, either public or private.  Kindergarten is non-compulsory schooling therefore places within Rostrata Primary School are limited.

Please complete one (1) form for each child.  Along with the application form you will also be required to provide supporting evidence documentation such as:

·         Your Child’s Birth Certificate or Passport

·         A council rates notice or rental agreement

·         Your latest utilities account - electricity, water, gas, internet connection or non-mobile telephone) is required.  Please see the Guidelines for Enrolment document for more detailed information

·         Immunisation Record

Please see the Guideline for Application of Enrolment for a full list of documents required.

Applications for 2021 Kindergarten are accepted from Wednesday 13th May 2020 until Friday 24th July 2020.  Applications may still be made after this date and will be considered on a case by case basis, in accordance with the Department of Education’s Enrolment Policy which can be found at http://det.wa.edu.au/policies/detcms/portal/.

If your application is accepted, you will be required to complete enrolment procedures to confirm a place at Rostrata Primary School.  Parents will be advised in writing of an offer of a place and may be required to provide further, updated/additional documentation as directed in the acceptance letter.  Such information may include updated residency, immunisation records, immigration records (if applicable) and medical information/forms.  Any Family Court Orders or parenting plans registered with the Family Court must be provided at the time of enrolment.

If your application is not accepted, you will be advised in writing after the application process closure.

Please click on the image to download the Application Form and / or Guidelines making sure you follow the application process correctly.

Application Process for Kindergarten

Please note that due to Covid-19 social distancing, parents who are involved with Kindergarten 2021 Applications may only enter the school grounds to visit the Administration Office between 10am and 2pm.  Please download the documentation from our website in the first instance.  If you cannot print and require a hard-copy application form, please call the Administration Office on 9237 2700 between 10.00am – 2.00pm to discuss arrangements.

1.      Print the Application for Enrolment form (or collect a form from the Administration Office by calling 9237 2700 first).

2.      Complete all details on the form, making sure you have provided all supporting documentation as listed on the Guidelines for Application for Enrolment document. Applications WILL NOT be accepted if information is missing on the form or if any of the supporting documentation is not provided.

3.      Upon application, all documents must be ORIGINALS and we will take photocopies at the Administration Office.

4.      Lodge your fully completed Application for Enrolment at the Administration Office between 10am – 2pm Monday to Friday. The process takes approximately 15 minutes and our office is restricted to one (1) visitor at a time.  If you are waiting outside the office, please observe the 1.5m social distancing protocol at all times.

5.      After the closing date all applications will be assessed as per the Priority for Enrolment for Local Intake schools.

6.      Once all applications are assessed, if your child has been accepted you will be notified and advised to collect an Enrolment Pack with additional forms and information that will need to be returned to secure your child’s place in the Rostrata Primary School Kindergarten programme for 2021.

7.      If your application has not been accepted, you will be notified in writing regarding the outcome.


Due to changes in Covid-19 restrictions, please check this webpage regularly in case changes have been made to the Application Process at any time, or call the Office on 9237 2700.



PLEASE NOTE: Enrolment into Kindergarten at Rostrata Primary School does not guarantee a place in Pre-Primary for the following year.  Parents of Kindergarten students will need to re-apply for a position in Pre-Primary for the following year.  These applications will be provided during the year that your child is attending Kindergarten. Students who reside outside the local intake boundary area are not guaranteed a position in the Pre-Primary compulsory year of schooling.


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